The Junk Force (Vietnamese: Lực Lượng Hãi Thuyền) was a naval security unit of the Republic of Vietnam, composed of civilians trained by the Navy and working in conjunction with the Republic of Vietnam National Police. The Force was formed in 1960,[1] and integrated into the Republic of Vietnam Navy in 1965.[2]


  1. ^ Gary D. Murtha (10 May 2012). South Vietnam Military History & Insignia. BookBaby. pp. 68–. ISBN 978-1-62095-944-2. 
  2. ^ James H. Willbanks (16 November 2017). Vietnam War: A Topical Exploration and Primary Source Collection [2 volumes]. ABC-CLIO. pp. 220–. ISBN 978-1-4408-5085-1.