Data Collection Instruments and Database for Assessment of Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Training Strategy: Appendixes
Final rept. Jan 1990-May 1991
ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA
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When the Standards in Training Commission STRAC Weapons Program Review determined that the Multiple Launch Rocket System MLRS training strategy needed validation, the Individual and Unit Training Division IUTD, Directorate of Training and Doctrine DOTD, U.S. Army Field Artillery School USAFAS, requested that the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences ARI perform a survey of MLRS training in Continental United States CONUS units. Structured interview guides and supplementary questionnaires were used to collect data on training programs now in use unit conditions affecting training management and unit performance unit performance on tasks troop and command satisfaction with Training and Doctrine Command TRADOC training-support products and tips for trainers and training managers, based on field reports and observations of what works. Data were collected from 225 personnel in 98 interviews at five CONUS Forces Command FORSCOM posts where MLRS units are assigned. The units visited included two MLRS battalions and three separate batteries. Data were collected from personnel at all echelons-from MLRS firing section through battalion or division artillery. Findings of the research are presented separately in ARI Research Report 1614, Assessment of Multiple Launch Rocket System MLRS Training Strategy. The present document contains appendixes to this report, including the data collection instruments and the interview data. The interview statements are organized into files that support the findings presented in ARI Research Report 1614, by topic, post, and echelon.
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