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Exercise in National Budgeting Priorities

XNBP is an unclassified, stand-alone, computerized executive planning exercise addressing national budget priorities as impacted by presidential and cabinet-level decisions. This strategic-level exercise utilizes the “Bottom Line” model, which analyzes presidential, economic, political and military budget decisions and their impact on the state of the nation.

This wargame is a stand-alone game, so there is no website.
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Future Capabilities Game

One of the CSAF's two Title X wargames, “Futures” is a long-range strategic planning activity that compares alternative futures and force structures. Insights gleaned from “Futures” and the other Title X wargame, “Unified Engagement,” impact USAF strategic planning, concept development and force structure investment streams.
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Global Challenge

The capstone wargaming event of the Air War College academic year allows class members to synthesize the principles, concepts, and processes taught in the AWC curriculum to translate national-level decisions into strategic and operational-level action.
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Joint Air Exercise

JAEX culminates ACSC's Joint Air and Space Operations course. Students come to understand and appreciate the complex, time-critical operational control processes within the C/JAOC and between the air and other functional components during execution of air and space operations.
Joint Intermediate Planning Staff Exercise Logo  Joint Intermediate Planning Staff Exercise

JIPSE (formerly JILE Ex) focuses on collaborative planning at the joint task force and component command levels with Intermediate Developmental Education students at multiple locations to include Air Force Wargaming Institute hosting Air Command and Staff College players and some Command and General Staff College participants. 

 Joint Land, Aerospace and Sea Strategic Exercise Joint Land, Aerospace and Sea Strategic Exercise

JLASS-EX is a joint sponsored, computer-assisted, theater-level seminar wargame. Its overall goal is to enhance joint professional military education through an examination of potential US military responses to regional crises. The primary focus is on joint and combined warfare conducted at the operational and strategic level. 
 Joint Planning Exercise Logo Joint Planning Exercise

JPEX culminates the Air Command and Staff College's Joint Campaign Planning course. JPEX demonstrates how joint campaign planning requires the integration of leadership, critical thinking and doctrine through the application of operational art and design in order to attain unified action across the range of military operations.
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JWAR culminates ACSC's Joint Warfare Studies’ course structure. JWAR emulates the fluid environment of a JAOC. Students apply knowledge of the joint force, joint planning, and joint air and space operations and demonstrate critical thinking skills to address a rapidly evolving problem focused on joint air operations supporting the JFC. 
Judge Advocate Wargames Logo  Judge Advocate Wargames

The LeMay Center hosts, or supports, three capstone events for the Air Force Judge Advocate General School (AFJAGS); JAGWAR, JAGGED SWORD, and JAGZILLA. JAGWAR is a LeMay Center hosted, two day event supporting the Judge Advocate Advanced Law and Leadership Course; GATEWAY. Air Force Officers in the grade of Major participate in this wargame. JAGGED SWORD is an AFJAGS hosted, one day event that supports the Judge Advocate Staff Officer's Course. The target audience is US and International Officers newly assigned to the Judge Advocate General Corps career field. JAGZILLA is a one day event hosted by the LeMay Center.

This wargame construct integrates students from the Staff Judge Advocate Course and Law Officer's Managers Course into individual wing-level legal teams. Air Force Officers identified for Wing Staff Judge Advocate positions and senior NCOs in the paralegal career field are the primary participants. All three wargames place students in a time-sensitive, fast-paced environment that test the individual student's ability to communicate, manage, and lead while tackling front-burner legal issues. The scenarios range from CONUS based peacetime operations to day-to-day operations in a deployed, hostile environment. In addition to analyzing complex legal issues students are also exposed to interactive events that include media interviews, press conferences, and cross culture negotiation exercises.

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Pegasus is a computer-adjudicated, theater-level SIMWAR XXI series wargame. Used by multiple countries, the exercise models the first days of a notional war between two fictional alliances. Participants are split into Blue and Red teams and assume the role of the Combined Forces Command (CFC) staffs of the two opposing alliances.

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