Accession Number:

ADA265113

Title:

Navy Science Assistance Program: Proving Human Factors Solutions to Navy and Marine Corps Problems

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL COMMAND CONTROL AND OCEAN SURVEILLANCE CENTER RDT AND E DIV SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

The Navy Science Assistance Program NSAP understands the importance and value of providing human factors support to solving Navy and Marine Corps operational problems. Since 1979, NSAP has fielded a human factors technical advisor position to provide human factors engineering support services to the major Navy and Marine Corps operational commands. Currently, the human factors technical advisor, or hufa, is supporting 19 Science and 8 Technical Advisors on a variety of tasks, projects, or questions involving some form of human factors service. In FY 91 over 30 requests for human factors support was received from the fleet and field. Several examples of the hufas human factors support will be presented. Observations on what some of the future challenges facing the DoD human factors and scientific communities will also be addressed.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE