Accession Number:

ADA156802

Title:

M1 Tank Degraded Mode Gunnery

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

191.0

Abstract:

Research was conducted to develop tank gunnery sustainment training materials for M1 Abrams tank crewmembers. The research product developed consists of three booklets for use by tank commanders and gunners in maintaining their knowledge and skills in degraded mode operation. The first booklet presents a knowledge of specific gunnery systems and operator responses during malfunction, while the two remaining booklets provide pictorial battlefield situations wherein the tank commandergunner must apply the acquired knowledges during immediate and non-immediate engagement conditions. Keywords Army training Armor training M1 Abrams tanks Individual skills training Tank gunnery Fire commands Tank commanders Tank gunner Cross training Unit training Battlefield scenarios Self-study guides.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE