War game examines new battle model touted by Army futurists

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 10, 2016 at 11:42 AM
A recent Army war game played through a scenario of light forces breaking through enemy defenses and subsequently waging protracted major combat while continuing to move, a warfighting model envisioned by Army futurists as a likely challenge in future conflicts. The drill, named Unified Challenge 16.1, contrasted the current state of the Army with new additions in warfighting capabilities that now exist only as ideas in the service's long-range research and development plan. While officials were tight-lipped about the specifics...

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