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Documentation for various automated systems designed to provide data about the war in Vietnam. Systems include Project Corona Harvest to evaluate the effectiveness of airpower in Southeast Asia; Hamlet Evaluation System (HES), a reporting system designed to gather data on the progress of the rural pacification effort; SEAPRS (Southeast Asia Province file), designed to facilitate analysis of friendly and enemy military and pacification activity at the province level; PAAS (Pacification Attitude Analysis System), an automated system to provide a means of processing and reporting the results of surveys to determine the attitudes of the Vietnamese people toward pacification, the war, and political, social, and economic development; SEER (System for Evaluating the Effectiveness of RVNAF), designed to provide quantified evaluations of Vietnamese armed forces unit combat effectiveness in performance of assigned missions; AIRSUM (Air Summary Data Base), an historical record of all offensive air activity in Southeast Asia from 1965 to 1972; and Project Corona Harvest, an Air Force project designed to evaluate the effectiveness of air power in Southeast Asia from 1954.

Documentation was compiled by Prince as part of an Analysis of Vietnamization project, conducted by the Dept. of Applied Science and Technology, Bendix Aerospace Systems Division, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and completed in 1973.

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