The Defense Department’s first Lab Day at the Pentagon last week celebrated both the innovative research taking place in the research community as well as military leadership’s new emphasis on pushing innovation across the services, those in attendance said. Read More
Well before Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus issued a recent memo on wargaming, the Navy and Marine Corps did plenty of it. Experiments take place at all levels, from squads to Marine Expeditionary Units to Carrier Strike Groups – and in field experiments all the way up to international exercises.
But a line in Mabus’ wargaming memo may change the way the Navy and Marine Corps learn from these experiments: the memo directs the services to “establish a mechanism to share actionable insights from wargames across the department, with a particular focus on cross-event and longitudinal analysis.” Read More
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – The Navy and Marine Corps this week kicked off a Naval Innovation Advisory Council to coordinate and facilitate efforts to become more collectively innovative. Read More
The following is an April 21 memo from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to create the Naval Innovation Advisory Council. Read More