Enhancing Sensory Performance

Focus Area:Enhancing Sensory Performance Human Performance Technology

Description: Develop and evaluate a program designed to enhance visual sensory skill performance to move war fighters and law enforcement from normal to elite performance levels. The capability will test operators’ visual and sensory performance to establish a baseline, develop a customized performance improvement program, implement the program through visual and sensory exercises, and re-test to evaluate performance improvement and system effectiveness.

Project Cost: $0.330M

Project Duration: 28 months

Operational Impact: Increase operators’ ability to sense, process, and react to threats, identify and engage targets, and remember and report details of actions.

Deliverable: Customized performance enhancement plan, technical support, and evaluation reports.

Performer: White Canvas Group

End Users: Customs and Border Patrol Special Operations Group, Naval Surface Warfare Center, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, U.S. Army Special Warfare Center and School, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Marshals, and state and local police departments