What is the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team (CSCAT)?

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team (CSCAT). 2.0 What is the CSCAT? The CSCAT is a tri-Service composed of the very best Chefs selected equally from the Naval Service (Royal Navy and Royal Marines), Royal Air Force, and British Army. There are usually 30 Chefs (RLC, 2016; Jenkins, 2018),… Read More

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New Tri-Service Rotary Wing Flying Training System Takes Off!

Army Air Corps (AAC) soldiers were among the first British armed forces pilots to graduate from the new rotary wing UK military flying training system. A total of thirteen (13) pilots and nine (9) rear crew completed the Tri-Service programme at RAF Shawbury, where a raft of cutting-edge equipment has helped prepare them for the… Read More

What is the Theatre Enablement Group (TEG)?

What is Theatre Enablement? Theatre Enablement recognises the crucial importance of all aspects of designing, setting, opening, sustaining and closing an operational theatre. What is the Theatre Enablement Group ? The Theatre Enablement Group (TEG) is formed around the headquarters of 104 Logistic Support Brigade, with augmentation from: 8 Engineer Brigade; 2nd Medical Brigade; Joint… Read More

Does Isometric Deadlift Peak Force Represent an Important Determinant for the Success of a Simulated Casualty Evacuation Task?

Research Paper Title Simulated Casualty Evacuation Performance Is Augmented by Deadlift Peak Force. Background The purpose of the current study was to examine if isometric peak force and rate of force development (RFD) were related to the ability to successfully perform a simulated casualty evacuation task in both unweighted and weighted conditions. Methods Eighteen male… Read More

US Air Force Pilot Height Requirements: Getting a Waiver

As reported in Air Force Times on 02 December 2019, the US Air Force is re-examining its standard height requirements for becoming a pilot as it seeks to encourage more airmen to pursue aviation careers. The Air Force often grants height, or anthropometric, waivers to allow pilots to fly some aircraft – meaning those aspiring… Read More

Military Personnel & Sleep Disruption due to Environmental Factors

Research Paper Title A Review of Environmental Barriers to Obtaining Adequate Sleep in the Military Operational Context. Background Sleep loss is ubiquitous in military settings, and it can be deleterious to cognitive, physiological, and operational functioning. This is especially true in the military operational context (e.g., training, garrison, combat) where continuous operations prevent adequate time… Read More

What is the Psychophysiological Response to the use of Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Equipment with Military Tasks?

Research Paper Title Psychophysiological response to the use of nuclear, biological and chemical equipment with military tasks. Background The current military training requires the development and optimization of different strategies to improve performance in extreme conditions as well as the possible risk of suffering attacks with chemical and/ or radioactive substances. It turns out mandatory… Read More