TITLE

'Ramp up the Chaos'

AUTHOR(S)
Hilburn, Matt
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Sea Power;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effort of the U.S. Marine Corps to rein all of its various simulation training into the Infantry Skills Simulation Working Group (ISSWG). The identification of a system of simulation systems for improving infantry skill for Ground Combat Element Marines is the ultimate goal of ISSWG. Marine officials stated that the simulation can develop basic unit coordination skills, basic communications protocols, Marine Expeditionary Force-level decision making and others.
ACCESSION #
36469088

 

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