US Army PEO Aviation Utility Helicopter Project Office UH60
Description: The Talon game provides instruction on how to operate a thermographic camera (FLIR Talon) during military maneuvers. Also the player has the ability to experience combat related perspectives during a wartime enemy engagement. The player will participate in extracting an injured soldier from a hostile environment, while engaging enemy combatants from different mission profiles/ platforms. This extraction event must take place within a finite timeline that facilitates a maximum survival rate (The Golden Hour).
Skills and Ideas Taught:
- Troop Movements
- Unit coordination and communication skills
- FLIR Familiarization
- FLIR Startup Procedure
- MEDEVAC Operations
- Engaging FLIR Heading Hold
- Manually tracking Medic with FLIR
- Hoist Operations
- Golden Hour Constraint
Goal or Challenge: The goal is to help soldiers understand each friendly battlefield participants function during a medical emergency (9-Line) event. Quality care needs to be provided to injured soldiers within a timeline that facilitates a maximum survival rate (The Golden Hour).
Primary Audience: The target audience is MEDEVAC pilots and crew members, wanting to experience MEDEVAC equipment and training scenarios.
Assessment Approach: Each mission is based on a military scenario, using defined tasks. The player will be evaluated on how well he/she performs these tasks. An after action report/ performance assessment is provided at the completion of each module. It provides a list of the mission’s tasks with a GO/NO GO assessment of the player’s performance.
Game Engine: Unity
Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Special Hardware: Detail