What is a Battle Lab?

Introduction A battle lab or battle laboratory is an organisation dedicated to studying changes in the military. It provides means (premises, teams, operational equipment or operational platforms, hardware, software, IT infrastructure, processes, guidelines) to analyse or assess impacts that could be induced by changes in a military realm. The changes can be of any kind:… Read More


What is the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organisation?

Introduction The Simulation Interoperability Standards Organisation (SISO) is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of modelling and simulation interoperability and reuse for the benefit of diverse modelling and simulation communities, including developers, procurers, and users, worldwide. Brief History SISO originated with a small conference held between 26 and 27 April 1989, called, “Interactive Networked Simulation… Read More

What is Battle Management Language?

Introduction A Battle Management Language (BML) is the unambiguous language used to command and control forces and equipment conducting military operations and to provide for situational awareness and a shared, common operational picture. Outline It can be seen as a standard digitised representation of a commander’s intent to be used for real troops, for simulated… Read More