Accession Number:

ADA164953

Title:

Human Factors in Sustaining High Rates of Artillery Fire.

Descriptive Note:

Scientific rept.,

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC DIV OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

This study originated with a July 1977 request from Commander, V Corps Artillery, to the Director, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, for information bearing on the following three questions 1 Can artillery crew members withstand physical stresses involved with handling large quantities of ammunition and firing at a high rate over a prolonged period 2 What is the psychological impact of firing at high rates for prolonged periods and, 3 What leadership traits may be indicated as essential in accomplishing such a mission Keywords Fatiguephysiology Sleep deprivation Morale Neuropsychiatric casualties Stress Social support.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology
  • Guns
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE