Accession Number : AD1039546


Title :   Digital Gunnery: How Combat Vehicle Gunnery Training Creates a Model for Training the Mission Command System.


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : US Army Command and General Staff College Fort Leavenworth United States


Personal Author(s) : Stafford,Jonathan


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1039546.pdf


Report Date : 09 Jun 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 80


Abstract : The Army has a suite of digital systems that give commanders an unprecedented ability to understand and lead in the battlefields where they operate. Unfortunately, units consistently underperform when tasked with using these systems at critical evaluations. With a multitude of systems and challenging, but necessary learning curves to achieve proficiency, units do not have a clear process with which to train their operators to function as a cohesive staff. Weapon systems, on the other hand, have a clear training plan that takes the individual operator, incorporates them into a team, and then places that team with a larger unit. This study endeavors to show that combat vehicle gunnery training model is useful and can be applied to training digital system operators and, ultimately, the units mission command system. Historical gunnery training manuals, after-action-reviews, and doctrine will be used to describe how to create a digital gunnery program.


Descriptors :   GUNNERY TRAINERS , military doctrine , second world war , combat vehicles , army training , training management , contingency operations (military) , teaching methods , army personnel , military commanders , armored personnel carriers , information systems


Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE