May 25, 2021

US Naval Services Aim to Put Network-War Concepts to Global Test

Featuring Becca Wasser

Source: Defense One

Journalist Caitlin M. Kenney

For the past several years, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have been developing super-agile networked versions of age-old warfighting concepts. Now the services will try them out in a globe-spanning wargame that will bring together live, virtual, and computer-generated units to test the concepts in major conflict.

Postponed last summer and with its exact dates still unannounced, Large Scale Exercise 21 will be the first of a triennial series, according to Adm. Christopher Grady, the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command.

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  • Becca Wasser

    Fellow, Defense Program

    Becca Wasser is a fellow in the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security. Her research areas include wargaming, force posture and management, and U.S. defense...