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field training exercises

Definition/Scope: 1) A high-cost, high-overhead exercise conducted under simulated combat conditions in the field. It exercises command and control of all echelons in battle functions against actual or simulated opposing forces. 2) An exercise conducted in the field under simulated war conditions in which troops and armament of one side are actually present, while those of the other side may be imaginary or in outline.



Used For:

field exercises

Acronym:

FTX

Broader Terms:

culminating training event
National Training Center
training exercise

Related Terms:

battle simulation


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