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IT2EC 2023: Training for multi-domain ops needs a fresh approach to succeed

25th April 2023 - 18:30 GMT | by Giles Ebbutt in Rotterdam


Multi-domain operations are in need of a simulated environment in which decision-making can be put to the test and complex scenarios generated. (Photo: Netherlands MoD)

The complexity of multi-domain operations (MDO) requires a new approach as commanders will no longer be able to rely on their past experience and will need new decision support tools, according to the head of NATO's C2 centre of excellence.

Decision-making in the multi-domain environment will become increasingly demanding and will require a change in approach to training, according to Col Mietta Groeneveld, Royal Netherlands Army, director of the NATO Command and Control (C2) centre of excellence in Utrecht.

Speaking during a keynote panel at the IT2EC event in Rotterdam she noted that individual training is a national responsibility, but the training of headquarters staff is the alliance’s.

She suggested that it is no longer good enough to rely on gut feeling and experience to make decisions. The quantity and range of information available to a commander and staff in

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Giles Ebbutt


Giles Ebbutt

Giles Ebbutt is a Shephard Media correspondent based in the UK who specialises in C4ISR …

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