Task Force XXI: The Army's Digital Experiment
NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR NATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES
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A large step toward Information Age war-fighting was completed in March at the Armys National Training Center NTC, Fort Irwin, Calif. The Armys Experimental Force EXFOR-the worlds first digitized ground force, the 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division Mechanized-deployed to the harsh conditions of the Mojave Desert at Ft. Irwin for an intensive, realistic war-fighting exercise against the NTCs vaunted Opposing Force OPFOR, the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. The exercise was the culminating event of the TF XXI Advanced Warfighting Experiment AWE-a key part of the Armys Force XXI process of continuous experimentation and transformation which will result in Army XXI-the digitized force for the 21st Century.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Military Forces and Organizations