Accession Number : AD0918976

Title :   Helicopter Operational Test, Target Acquisition.

Descriptive Note : Technical publication Oct 72-Jun 73,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s) : Amundson, Paul H. ; Shlanta, Alexis ; Sorensen, Russel

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 120

Abstract : This report presents the results of the target acquisition phase of the Helicopter Operational Test conducted at the Naval Weapons Center. This test was designed to test the effects of seat position, experience, and target illumination upon target acquisition capability. The results of an initial effort to use personal difference tests to predict target acquisition capability are also included. (Author)

Descriptors :   *HELICOPTERS), (*TARGET ACQUISITION, (*PILOTS, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)), PROFICIENCY, SURFACE TARGETS, DETECTION, WEAPON DELIVERY, ROCKETS, AIRCRAFT GUNS, ACCURACY, RANGE(DISTANCE), AIRCRAFT SEATS, X BAND, RADAR BEACONS, LUMINOSITY, VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, REGRESSION ANALYSIS, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, GUNSHIPS, OBSERVATION AIRCRAFT, LOW ALTITUDE, FLIGHT SPEEDS, FLIGHT PATHS.

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE