The US Air Pressure House Command started conducting the 13th Schriever Wargame at Maxwell Air Pressure Base in Alabama yesterday (Sept. four).
The wargame situation is about within the yr 2029. It explores critical space issues and examines the mixing actions of a number of companies related to house programs and companies, Air Pressure officers stated.
Roughly 350 navy and civilian specialists from greater than 27 instructions and companies across the nation, in addition to 4 worldwide companions — Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK — are collaborating on this yr’s version of the annual wargame.
In line with the Air Pressure House Command, this iteration of the wargame is centered on the next targets:
“(1) Inform individuals, processes, and applied sciences to advance USSPACECOM’s joint/mixed operational missions, (2) Discover alternatives and challenges of nationwide, industrial, and coalition architectures to synchronize results that defend and defend the house enterprise, (three) Look at unity of command/effort to seamlessly combine house operations and authorities throughout a number of classification and organizational ranges, (four) Advance shared understanding of accountable behaviors within the house area and impacts on nationwide and coalition decision-making, and (5) Examine whole-of-government(s) and coalition choices to manage escalation throughout all domains.”
Notional peer competitor
The situation depicts a notional peer competitor searching for to attain strategic objectives by exploiting multi-domain operations.
Moreover, the situation additionally features a full spectrum of threats throughout various, multi-domain working environments to problem civilian and navy leaders, planners and house system operators, in addition to the capabilities they make use of, Air Pressure officers stated.
The Schriever Wargame 19 workforce is conducting this wargame on behalf of Air Pressure House Command, which is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Final yr’s Schriever Wargame, which additionally befell at Maxwell Air Pressure Base, lasted two weeks.
Leonard David is creator of the not too long ago launched ebook, “Moon Rush: The New Space Race” printed by Nationwide Geographic in Could 2019. A longtime author for House.com, David has been reporting on the house trade for greater than 5 a long time. Comply with us on Twitter @Spacedotcom or Facebook.