What are the Effects of Caffeine on Marksmanship Accuracy & Reaction Time?

Research Paper Title The effects of caffeine on marksmanship accuracy and reaction time: a systematic review. Background Military and law enforcement personnel are required to maintain optimal marksman accuracy and reaction time during extended duty hours amidst environmental stressors. Although caffeine is commonly used to mitigate the consequences of fatigue, the effects of caffeine on… Read More

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What is the Effect of Hearing-Protection Devices on Auditory Situational Awareness & Listening Effort?

Research Paper Title The Effect of Hearing-Protection Devices on Auditory Situational Awareness and Listening Effort. Background Hearing-protection devices (HPDs) are made available, and often are required, for industrial use as well as military training exercises and operational duties. However, these devices often are disliked, and consequently not worn, in part because they compromise situational awareness… Read More

Outlining Leadership Success Strategies of US Army Women General Officers

“ON 23 JULY 2008, Army Lieutenant General (LTG) Ann E. Dunwoody was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of general (four stars). This promotion is historically groundbreaking because Dunwoody is the first woman in the U.S. military to attain the rank of general.” (Doll, 2008, p.77). Reference Doll., Y. (2008) Leadership… Read More

Household Division & Parachute Regiment Centralised Courses

The following is a list of Household Division and Parachute Regiment Centralised Courses (HDPRCC) (as at April 2019): Course Duration Infantry Potential Junior Non-Commissioned Officer (PNCO) Course 6 Weeks Pre-Section Commanders’ Battle Course (SCBC) and Pre-Platoon Sergeants’ Battle Course (PSBC) 2 Weeks Sniper Pre-Course 2 Weeks Sniper Operators’ Course (SOC) 11 Weeks Sniper Re-Test Week… Read More

What is F.I.R.I.C?

F.I.R.I.C. stands for Falkland Islands Roulement Infantry Company. Infantry battalions take turns providing a company for an approximately four month tour of the Falkland Islands. The military defence of the Falkland Islands is provided by the United Kingdom. A British military garrison is stationed on the islands, and the Falkland Islands government funds an additional… Read More

What Physiological Factors Influence Cognitive Performance in Military Personnel?

Research Paper Title Physiological Factors Which Influence Cognitive Performance in Military Personnel. Background Maintenance of cognitive and task performance is important under several scenarios, none more so than in a military context. Personnel are prepared for and trained to tolerate many of the stressors they encounter; however, consideration of stressors typically extends only as far… Read More

What is the Regular Army Assistance Table (RAAT)?

The Regular Army Assistance Table (RAAT) is the process whereby organisations outside the Field Army bid for resources they might require to support events. The data set is published in three parts: General Training Support-Operations. Royal Navy: Naval Maritime Combat Power demonstration. British Army/Organisations: Land Warfare Centre (LWC), Warminster. Infantry Battle School (IBS), Brecon. Royal… Read More