Develop and explore warfighting concepts and
concepts of operations. We do this in order to identify potential capability
gaps and opportunities in order to inform future force development. Under the
Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration, the Futures Directorate
plays a critical role in shaping tomorrow’s Marine Corps.
Corps Warfighting Laboratory
The Warfighting Laboratory rigorously explore and
assesses Marine Corps service concepts using an integral combination of wargaming,
concept-based experimentation, technology assessments, and analysis to
validate, modify, or reject the concept’s viability, and identify capability
gaps and opportunities, in order to inform future force development.