Evaluation of a Device to Train Forward Air Controllers to Communicate Target Locations
Final rept. 1 Aug 1971-15 Mar 1972
AIR FORCE HUMAN RESOURCES LAB BROOKS AFB TX
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The report describes the development and evaluation of a forward air controller FAC and tactical strike pilot TAC trainer. The trainer was designed to permit a FAC and a TAC to practice the tasks of communicating the location of targets. A previous analysis of communications between FAC and TAC personnel during actual combat had revealed that the task of verbalizing imagery describing what one is seeing was especially difficult and important to the success of the FACTAC mission. Subjects for the evaluation consisted of 35 Air Force pilots selected to be trained as forward air controllers at Hurlburt Field, Florida.
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