Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory


Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory

Futures Directorate

Quantico, VA
Advanced Warfighting Experiment

What is the Advanced Warfighting Experiment (AWE)?

The AWE will demonstrate potential solutions to future Marine Air Ground Task Force challenges. It brings together the “Enhanced MAGTF Operations”(EMO) series of experimentation into a single live-force experiment as part of the RIMPAC 2014 exercise. The AWE is the culmination of a decade of progressive experimentation conducted by the Warfighting Lab. It will encompass the results of previous experiments, highlight selected technologies, and include the integration of Special Operations Forces (SOF) in amphibious operations. Concurrently, the AWE serves as a bridge to its follow-on program of wargaming, experimentation, and capability development

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    For more information about the AWE, MCWL or the Futures Directorate, please contact Public Affairs at MCWLPAO@usmc.mil or 703-432-0980