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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Situational awareness.
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  • Target fixation [r]: Failure to maintain overall situational awareness by fixating on one specific goal; in military aviation, the classic example is so concentrating on delivering a bomb to a target that the pilot flies into the ground [e]

Other related topics

  • John Boyd [r]: United States Air Force colonel who developed both fighter aircraft tactics, and far more general models for command and control; a major theorist of modern warfare [e]
    • OODA loop [r]: A human knowledge acquisition and decision process defined by John Boyd: repeated cycles of Observe-Orient-Decide-Act [e]
  • Information overload [r]: A perception by a person (or observer) that the information associated with work tasks is greater than can be managed effectively, and a perception that such overload creates a degree of stress for which the coping strategies are ineffective. [e]
  • Fratricide (military) [r]: The killing of one's brother, but in a military context, the killing of one's own forces ("friendly fire"). [e]
  • Fighter aircraft [r]: Airplanes that have a principal mission of destroying other airplanes in flight, often with a secondary capability to attack ground targets [e]
  • Information overload [r]: A perception by a person (or observer) that the information associated with work tasks is greater than can be managed effectively, and a perception that such overload creates a degree of stress for which the coping strategies are ineffective. [e]
  • Span of control [r]: The number of individuals, and discrete tasks, that the average individual can manage [e]
  • Command and control [r]: The combination of lawful authority over people and resources, coupled with the methods of directing their execution of missions and tasks directed at goals set by that authority [e]
  • Centers of gravity (military) [r]: A centre of military force or power. [e]
  • Common operational picture [r]: An electronically shared graphic of map of common interest, typically to military units, that can show more or less detail, and specialized information, on simple user command or even touch [e]
    • Blue Force Tracker [r]: A U.S. military command and control system, including soldier- and vehicle-level workstations, originally designed for battalion and brigade, but, with network improvements, capable of reaching to higher headquarters and rear areas [e]
  • Enhanced Position Location Reporting System [r]: A portable or vehicle-mounted U.S. Army device that transmits friendly force positions for command and control, fires with precision-guided munitions, and logistical support [e]
  • Deconfliction [r]: The process of avoiding mutual interference, or destruction, among resources under one's control [e]
  • Battle of Los Angeles [r]: Peculiar occurrence of wartime hysteria experienced by the City of Angels in the early hours of February 25, 1942. [e]
  • Air combat maneuvering [r]: Close combat, within visual range, between fighter aircraft [e]