Annex A. Science And Technology Objectives (STOs)
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


IV.O.05. Human Dimensions of Battle Command. By FY97, provide tools, techniques, and procedures for assessing, training, and maintaining selected knowledge and skills commanders and their staffs will need for successful battle command on future battlefields. In FY95, develop techniques for training tactical pattern recognition and situation assessment. In FY96, develop a model of battle command knowledge and skill requirements. In FY97, provide training guidelines for commanders on how to make effective use of emerging information technologies in battle command, e.g., situation assessment, communication of intent. In FY97, develop innovative techniques for training tactical decision skills and demonstrate enhanced tactical decision-making and battle command skills by commanders and staff in an Army Warfighting Experiment, e.g., Prairie Warrior or other realistic environments.

Supports: CAC-T; Battle Command Battle Lab; Center for Army Lessons Learned; Center for Army Leadership.

STO Manager: TSO: TRADOC POC:
Stanley Halpin Michelle Sams LTC Patrick Lamar
ARI SARD-TR BC-BL
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