Accession Number:

ADA357589

Title:

Event Sequence Analysis of the Air Intelligence Agency Information Operations Center Flight Operations.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Mar 97-Apr 98,

Corporate Author:

ADROIT SYSTEMS INC FAIRBORN OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

This report applies Event Sequence Analysis, methodology adapted from aircraft mishap investigation, to an investigation of the performance of the Air Intelligence Agencys Information Operations Center IOC Flight Operations crew on duty at the time of the bombing of crew quarters in the Khobar Towers building in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The focus of the investigation is the identification of information gathering and information transfer activities that supported the formation of crew member decision making strategies. An assessment is made of the efficacy of these activities and their utility in supporting crew member situation awareness and the formulation of decisions under stress. The events under analysis are classified as tractable, relevant, and informational, in order to identity critical areas of interest. The report includes observations and recommendations for improving information flow eliminating bottlenecks and duplications of effort, enhancing team performance and eliminating unnecessary stressors.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE