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new methodology for modeling national command level decisionmaking in war games and simulations

Davis, Paul K.

new methodology for modeling national command level decisionmaking in war games and simulations

by Davis, Paul K.

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War games -- Decision making.,
  • War -- Decision making -- Simulation methods.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul K. Davis, Steven C. Bankes, James P. Kahan ; prepared for the Director of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense.
    ContributionsBankes, Steven C., Kahan, James P., United States. Dept. of Defense. Director of Net Assessment., Rand Corporation., Rand Strategy Assessment Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU310 .D384 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 117 p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2720437M
    ISBN 100833007351
    LC Control Number86013863

    After the war, he often said that the only tactic Japan employed that was not foreseen in those games was the use of kamikazes. Illustration by Larry Martin More recently, the fall of the Soviet Union was seen over and over in war games in the early and mid's, the Desert Storm campaign was played out and options for the use of military. The 12th Edition of the Catalog of Wargaming and Military Simulation Models contains descriptions of simulations, war games, exercises, and models in general use throughout the Department of Defense and in the defense establishments of Australia, Canada, England, and Germany. The individual models are listed alphabetically. Each catalog entry includes the date of implementation; the proponent.

    Military simulations, also known informally as war games, are simulations in which theories of warfare can be tested and refined without the need for actual hostilities. Military simulations are seen as a useful way to develop tactical, strategical and doctrinal solutions, but critics argue that the conclusions drawn from such models are inherently flawed, due to the approximate nature of the.   During the interwar period, the Naval War College used a series of games and related fleet experiments to develop new concepts for carrier strike operations. During World War II, the British Navy formed the Western Approaches Tactical Unit to counter German submarine attacks. The unit used a series of games to explore how to adapt convoy tactics.

    The modern war games used in technology forecasting are another way of generating and testing scenarios. The military has war games and simulations to test new technologies and applications to better understand how they might change military strategy and tactics. J Army volunteers encourage student innovation during national STEM competition J Soldier signs up for passion in Army profession J First-of-its-kind Army model.


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New methodology for modeling national command level decisionmaking in war games and simulations by Davis, Paul K. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A new methodology for modeling national command level decisionmaking in war games and simulations. [Paul K Davis; Steven C Bankes; James P Kahan; United States. Department of Defense. Director of Net Assessment.; Rand Corporation.; Rand Strategy Assessment Center.] -- This report describes and illustrates a methodology for modeling National Command Level.

This report describes and illustrates a methodology for modeling National Command Level (NCL) decisionmaking in large-scale crisis and conflict involving both superpowers — a methodology that progresses from abstract concepts about superpower objectives and strategy through the step-by-step procedures for building an operational computer by: A New Methodology for Modeling National Command Level Decisionmaking in War Games and Simulations Author: Paul Davis Subject: Describes and illustrates a methodology for modeling National Command Level (NCL) decisionmaking in large-scale crisis and conflict involving both superpowers.

Created Date: 5/3/ AM. Summary of RNA, which describes and illustrates a methodology for modeling National Command Level (NCL) decisionmaking in large-scale crisis and conflict involving both superpowers-a methodology that progresses from abstract concepts about superpower objectives and strategy through the step-by-step procedures for building an operational computer : Paul K K.

Davis, Steven C. Bankes, James P. Kahan. This research brief describes work documented in The RAND Strategy Assessment Center: An Overview and Interim Conclusions About Utility and Development Options (RDNA), A New Methodology for Modeling National Command Level Decisionmaking in War Games and Simulations (RNA) and Game-Structured Analysis as a Framework for Defense Planning (P).Cited by: 2.

A New Methodology for Modeling National Command Level Decisionmaking in War Games and Simulations. Describes and illustrates a methodology for modeling National Command Level (NCL) decisionmaking in large-scale crisis and conflict involving both superpowers.

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Nov. 30, ) -- Modeling and Simulation (M&S) is recognized as an essential enabler by Army leaders at all levels, to include the Vice Chief of.

He (generally) favours looking at many games as tools for study in the widest sense, rather than being command trainers (i.e.

simulating the actual decision making environment of actual commanders) or simply a military-themed entertainment, but considers they can help in understanding the processes involved in the conflicts s: Panel on Modeling Human Behavior and Command Decision Making: Representations for Military Simulatio This report represents the findings of an month study conducted by the Panel on Modeling Human Behavior & Command Decision Making: Representation for Military Simulations.

After a short discussion about modelling human decisions of the command and control act in war gaming, some demands for designing a completely deterministic tactical decision model on the division level are set up.

The decision system is structured as a hierarchical multi-level feedback system. At the individual soldier level, the topics covered include attention, learning, memory, decisionmaking, perception, situation awareness, and planning.

At the unit level, the focus is on command and control. The book provides short- medium- and long-term goals for research and development of more realistic models of human behavior. Rather, the book is a series of descriptions (at a very abstract level) of how the authors have used war games with clients.

I gained a stronger interest in war gaming from reading the book, but I did not learn anything new about the tools and techniques of constructing, running, and using the feedback from war gamed s: Over the past fifty years, many thousands of conflict simulations have been published that bring the dynamics of past and possible future wars to life.

In this book, Philip Sabin explores the theory and practice of conflict simulation as a topic in its own right, based on his thirty years of experience in designing wargames and using them in teaching. Simulating War sets conflict simulation in.

A description of any methods used to reduce the number of inputs under analysis should be included in each of the steps. Models and simulations used for operational testing and evaluation must be archived and fully documented, including the objective of the use of the simulation and the results of the validation.

Huntsville, Ala. (Oct. 29, ) - The future of modeling and simulation is in live, virtual and constructive simulation if the Army wants to fight and win the nation's wars in multi-domain. Donald Vandergriff, Adopting Mission Command: Developing Leaders for a Superior Command Culture (Naval Institute Press, ) The US Army’s adoption of mission command is going on its eighth tepid year of implementation, and the COVID pandemic highlighted many of the struggles that have come with adopting a command-and-control system that, at its core, values initiative, [ ].

Show Caption U.S. Naval War College students in the National Security Affairs Department participate in the Theater Security Decision Making (TSDM) Final Exercise in Spruance auditorium Nov.

The final exercise for the course is a competition among student seminar teams with the winning group presented the Adm. James G. Stavridis Award for Excellence in Theater Strategic Planning. In the December “War on the Rocks” article, entitled, “Revitalizing Wargaming is Necessary to be Prepared for Future Wars,” the DepSecDef and VCJCS stated: “Wargame results are neither shared laterally across the defense enterprise nor up the chain to influence senior level decision-making.”.

Military simulations, or war games, are normally categorised as. Tactical level. Tactical-operational level. Operational level. Strategic level. In most military simulations the human decision maker controls the forces at a particular level, while the other levels are generally simulated by the mechanisms within the military simulation.

level management activities conducted by the Defense Modeling and Simulation O ce (DMSO) (established inand redesignated the Modeling and Simula-tion Coordination O ce (MSCO) in ) has waned over the last decade.

Looking forward, some of the challenges facing the defense M&S community include: Demonstrating the Return on Investment (ROI). and national security decision making across the capability lifecycle. The JOAD Mission To develop and employ trusted analytical methods and decision support tools that give Defence and national security decision superiority across all aspects of force design, operational planning, command and control, and support to ADF forces on operations.).

Explore the military and combat applications of modeling and simulation. Engineering Principles of Combat Modeling and Distributed Simulation is the first book of its kind to address the three perspectives that simulation engineers must master for successful military and defense related modeling: the operational view (what needs to be modeled); the conceptual view (how to do combat modeling 4/5(1).The National Research Council’s Committee on Modeling, Simulation, and Games, conducted a study whose purpose was to provide a technical assessment of Modeling, Simulation, and Games (MS&G) research and development worldwide and to identify future applications of this technology and its potential impacts on government and society.