Accession Number : ADA306182

Title :   Mobile Strike Force Training: Implications for Force XXI. FY 95 Mobile Strike Force Battle Command Experiment,

Corporate Author : TRADOC ANALYSIS CENTER FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s) : Ingram, Michael C. ; Martin, Peter J.

PDF Url : ADA306182

Report Date : NOV 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The unprecedented challenges of transitioning to the fighting force of the 21st Century are reflected in the Army's emphasis on the Force XXI axes: the Table of Organization and Equipment (TOE) Army; the Institutional Army; and digitization, the principal enabler of change. Identifying requirements to achieve Force XXI objectives will help the Army to meet future challenges. If future technological advances, revolving around information, are to be effective the Army will have to train future leaders to achieve other even more complex objectives than simply maximizing lethality and minimizing losses. The question is how do we define requirements for leader training in this impending environment? The complexities of training leaders for this role have never been greater. This paper highlights findings to address battle command issues developed during the Fiscal Year (FY) 95 Mobile Strike Force Battle Command (MSF/I3C 95) Experiment, and insights from the experiment which have implications for Force XXI training. The MSF/BC 95 Experiment was one of four analytic components of the FY 95 Prairie Warrior Mobile Strike Force Advanced Warfighting Experiment (PW/MSF 95 AWE). The battle command issues shown below were examined with the MSF, a notional division-plus sized unit used by the Army to investigate advanced warfighting concepts and issues relative to building the future force.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), *ARMY TRAINING, *MOBILE, *ARMY OPERATIONS, *STRIKE WARFARE, WARFARE, ORGANIZATIONS, LEADERSHIP, TABLES(DATA), LETHALITY, BATTLES, LEADERSHIP TRAINING.

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE