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A Computer Aided Exercise Facility for Tactical Air Command and Control Evaluation

Concepts and Design Overview

Published 1980

by Monti D. Callero, Ralph E. Strauch, J. R. Lind


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The evaluation of tactical air command and control systems and processes is a difficult and demanding task for which current tools are seriously flawed. This Note suggests a new tool for that purpose, a Computer Aided Exercise Facility combining characteristics of computer modeling and of existing military exercises in a way which allows the strengths of each to balance out the weaknesses of the other. The rationale for development of such a facility is discussed and a preliminary conceptual design proposed.

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