Accession Number:

ADA248626

Title:

Wargaming in Support of Command, Control and Communications Experiments

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this thesis is to provide information about wargaming to prospective users. An in depth discussion focussing on two primary components of wargaming is presented. The first component is wargaming in general. A description is provided of wargaming features and a discussion concerning the limitations and hazards inherent to wargames. The second component is how to design a wargame experiment to support command, control, and communications C3 hypotheses testing. A description of the steps in planning a general wargame experiment including detailed information on wargame software considerations is presented. Finally a synopsis followed by a critique of an actual C3 wargame experiment is provided as an example of the principles given in this thesis.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE