Evaluation of a Concept for a Military Expedition Performance Environment

J Spec Oper Med. 2018 Winter;18(4):75-81. doi: 10.55460/FTKS-NTHP.


To evaluate four factors essential in the preparation of high-altitude expeditions and of the performance during these expeditions, the Manaslu 2016 Medical Team, as part of the medical team of the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps (RNLMC), developed the Military Expedition Performance Environment (MEPE) concept. The scope of this concept is intended to cover (1) selection of a team, (2) medical planning and support, (3) competencies in the field (team work and human factors), and (4) and chain of command.

Publication types

  • Evaluation Study

MeSH terms

  • Altitude*
  • Expeditions*
  • Humans
  • Military Personnel / psychology*
  • Task Performance and Analysis*