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  • Essentially, the commanders at those critical training centers transformed the so-called "mission rehearsal exercises" from a series of traditional, offensive and defensive force-on-force engagements to the kind of the continuous, complex counterinsurgency missions units were going to conduct downrange.

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  • Van Cleave took a "force-on-force" training course, and he wrote about the scenarios the class went through, and he pointed out that they mostly didn't come out too well.

    Paul Helmke: Firearms Training a Sobering Lesson

  • Also, I think Lind in a paper on a true light infantry marine corps, had promtions slanted 60%-40% between two battaliions based upon who one the free force-on-force game.

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  • "We are taking on an enemy that is no longer wanting to meet the United States Air Force force-on-force, big-on-big."

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  • But the aging leadership, however, has resisted our efforts and remained satisfied with continuing to do what they have done for years: train for force-on-force warfare with a premium on grounds forces and armor.

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  • Petraeus noted that a normal war game model was designed for conventional force-on-force conflict.

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  • Even those trying to do the right things often do them in the wrong way; for example, I've seen force-on-force training with marking pistols done as what amounts to a giant game of capture the flag, rather than realistic scenario-based training.

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  • It stands for "combat support associates" and its website says, employees at all levels have dedicated themselves to a wide range of assignments, from maintaining tactical equipment such as tanks, to supporting information systems, to conducting force-on-force and live-fire exercise and training programs, to providing security, environmental services, rations, uniforms and even barbed wire, as well as organizing recreational programs and special events for soldiers

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  • The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration said on May 9 that the "force-on-force exercise" at Livermore "highlighted a number of areas that require immediate attention."

    Steven Crandell: Security Flaws, Terrorists & Nuclear Weapons

  • And one of the biggest flaws discovered in the "force-on-force" exercise was apparently the failure of a Gatling gun. had an idea that Gatling guns belonged to the 19th century, invented as they were during the Civil War.

    Steven Crandell: Security Flaws, Terrorists & Nuclear Weapons


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