Accession Number:

ADA079171

Title:

Research on Combat Selection and Special Forces Manpower Problems - Status Report

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY PERSONNEL RESEARCH OFFICE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

DCSPER has a requirement for research to improve the means of selecting and utilizing enlisted men who possess fighter potential, with a special view to limited or other future warfare. In addition, the Special Warfare Center has requested research assistance on attrition and utilization problems among Special Forces personnel. Research activity has dealt with the following problems 1 Construction of experimental tests of personal factors associated with fighter potential 2 Operational ratings as predictors of combat performance 3 Feasibility of research on soldier performance under Far North conditions 4 Psychological factors in Ranger Training and 5 Human factors problems in Special Forces--selection and utilization.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE