ANALYZING THE IMPORTANCE OF INITIATIVE IN AN INFANTRY COMPANY'S BATTLE EXERCISE

Jari Sormunen, Harri Eskelinen, D Sc
unpublished
The purpose of this paper is to present how to study tactical phenomena from battle space situation pictures to fi nd out if real initiative leads to success in the battle. In this paper, numerical values are calculated to determine whether there is also a correlation between situational awareness and initiative. The results are verifi ed based on battle space situation pictures. In addition, the analyses of distributions describing the variation in the soldiers' feelings of their own forces a
more » ... their own forces a n d the adversary having the initiative are used to support the results showing which fi ghting side has the initiative.
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