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Modelling and Simulation as a Service – an Emergent Concept that Supports the Military Education and Training Process Continuity

Published Online: 12 Jul 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 27 (2021) - Issue 3 (June 2021)
Page range: 7 - 14
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License
Format
Conference
eISSN
2451-3113
First Published
15 Dec 2015
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3 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

In the last years, the NATO Modelling and Simulation Group (NMSG) has started to develop and put into practice an emergent concept named “Modelling and Simulation as a Service” (MSaaS) with the purpose to provide a permanent service and cloud-based modelling and simulation (M&S) ecosystem to be used by NATO and partner nations. The new M&S ecosystem will help to project and expand the ways of using M&S capabilities for achieving interoperability between participating simulation systems and ensuring credibility of results. This paper presents, on one hand, the development phases of MSaaS, the benefits and steps that have to be done in the future for its implementation at NATO level, and on the other hand, it makes an extrapolation between business continuity concept and MSaaS concept in terms of ensuring the military education and training process continuity when a crisis situation occurs.

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