19 June 2001
ISSUES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN
ADVANCED DIGITAL MOVING MAP SYSTEM
Alexandria, VA 22193
M. Lohrenz M. Trenchard
Naval Research Laboratory
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-5004
The U.S. Navy is currently sponsoring a Tactical Aircraft Moving Map Capability (TAMMAC) program that will provide the standard cockpit digital moving map system for Naval Aviation. The TAMMAC system will be used by a variety of Navy aircraft with differing operational needs and resources and can be tailored to meet aircraft-specific operational requirements. A major design goal of the TAMMAC program is to increase mission effectiveness and situation awareness without further burdening pilot workload. Human factors engineering (FWE) specialists from the government and industry have played an important role in the execution of the TAMMAC program throughout all phases. This paper provides examples of the contributions FWE specialists have made to the program, discusses baseline and planned growth discusses human factors issues regarding these capabilities of the TAMMAC digital map computer, capabilities, and identifies future research needs.
Sponsored by the U.S. Navy's Tactical Aircraft Moving Map Capabilities (TAMMAC) Program.
the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 43rd Annual Meeting, September
27- October 1, 1999, Houston, TX.