The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) conducts an underway replenishment with USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 5, 2021 during Large Scale Exercise. (Photo by Mark Perdue)

Navy to test Project Overmatch capabilities during Large Scale Exercise

The next iteration of the biennial event will loop in nine maritime operations centers, six carrier strike groups, three amphibious ready groups, 25 ships and submarines, more…
U.S. Air Force Airman participating in exercise VIRTUAL FLAG: Battle Management in a synthetic, joint combat environment, ensuring joint operational and tactical warfighter readiness in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and eight distributed locations, Aug. 15-19, 2022. The 705th CTS, also known as the Distributed Mission Operations Center, used its live, virtual, and constructive, or LVC, environment capabilities to connect simulators and live aircraft in a dynamic battlespace to challenge air, land, and maritime combatants in the USINDOPACOM AOR and incorporating multiple U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Army platforms. (Papers on the desk were blurred for security purposes) (U.S. Air Force photo by Deb Henley)

Navy leaders call for a common operating center to better coordinate live and virtual training across bases

Officials said they are beginning to recognize how they might better link unfolding and upcoming LVC training efforts across their vast enterprise.
Lt. Cmdr. Douglas K. McKenzie, executive officer, USS New Mexico (SSN-779) gives Vice Adm. Kelly Aeschbach, Commander, Naval Information Forces a tour of the submarine. USS New Mexico is one of two SSNs participating in the Information Warfare (IW) Pilot program, which assigns IW officers and Sailors about the SSNs to pilot close integration and employment of IW on these platforms. (U.S. Navy Photo by Robert Fluegel / Released)

Navy’s Project Overmatch could lead to changes in how the service trains its forces

NAVIFOR is co-chairing a cross-functional team looking at integration and training associated with Project Overmatch.