Accession Number : ADA309588

Title :   New World Vistas: Air and Space Power for the 21st Century, Human Systems and Biotechnology Volume.

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA309588

Report Date : JUN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 128

Abstract : The over-arching goal of this volume is the enhancement of Air Force system design and operations through appropriate consideration of the human sciences and technology. It is organized around several topics. Each topic is central to te success of Air Force missions now and into the far future. These topics are: (1) Human Information Processing/Decision Making; (2) Cognitive Engineering; (3) Personnel Selection/Classification; (4) Precision Guided Training; (5) Modeling and Simulation: The Human Factor; (6) Unmanned Air Vehicles; (7) Global Presence (including sustained operations and logistics); (8) Biotechnology.

Descriptors :   *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, *BIOTECHNOLOGY, *AIR POWER, *TECHNOLOGY FORECASTING, SIMULATION, GLOBAL, AIRCRAFT, DECISION MAKING, SPACE SYSTEMS, HUMANS, COGNITION, ENGINEERING, MISSIONS, UNMANNED, CLASSIFICATION, LOGISTICS, PERSONNEL SELECTION, AIR FORCE PLANNING, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, INFORMATION PROCESSING, SOCIAL SCIENCES.

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Administration and Management
      Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE