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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2020 9:15 p.m. PST

"For centuries, military leaders have used wargaming as a way to anticipate adversary actions and generate creative battlefield advantages. As the volume of data available to today's leaders grows exponentially greater, the ability to act and make decisions in uncertain and complex environments is increasingly valuable not just on the battlefield, but in the boardroom as well. Military wargames of years past considered aircraft carrier positioning and aerial refueling logistics, but more and more, the wargames seek to tackle issues like cybersecurity and personnel management challenges equally relevant to the Department of Defense and the private sector.

Unlike live exercises or prolonged strategy offsites, wargaming provides leaders at all levels a low-cost, low-risk environment in which to explore tradeoffs, understand risks, discover gaps, and think creatively about the future. Wargames allow diverse groups with varied perspectives to temporarily detach from the urgencies of the present, momentarily transcend institutional barriers, share knowledge across domains, and grapple collectively with possibilities, risks, and other uncertainties about the future…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2020 11:36 a.m. PST

Bad article…?


Der Krieg Geist01 Jul 2020 10:55 p.m. PST

No, not bad. :)

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