Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory


Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory

Futures Directorate, Combat Development and Integration

Quantico, VA

Futures Directorate

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.

Marine 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.

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BGen Kevin J. Killea
Director, Futures Directorate
Commanding General,
Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory;
Vice Chief, Office of Naval Research

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