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Usability in Government Systems by Dianne Murray, Elizabeth Buie

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Chapter 6

Usability in Defense Systems: Examples from Aviation

Mark T. Maybury

United States Air Force, Washington, DC, USA

“If we slide into one of those rare moments of military honesty, we realize that the technical demands of modern warfare are so complex a considerable percentage of our material is bound to malfunction even before it is deployed against a foe. We no longer waste manpower by carrying the flag into battle. Instead we need battalions of electronic engineers to keep the terrible machinery grinding.”

— Ernest K. Gann

Introduction

Operator interfaces to defense systems encompass a broad set of categories of missions, environments, and users. For example, they include relatively simple office automation systems that enable logistics ...

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