How and why Python is being used to by the Military to model real-world battlefield scenarios (#13)

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How and why Python is being used by the Military to model real-world battlefield scenarios

Mr. Eric Silverman (ALATEC Inc. / US Army)

Leveraging the power of Python, military analyst and software developers out at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico have converted a closed-form model, which was developed for scripted Cold War scenarios, into a more sophisticated and adaptive system. COMBATXXI is a premium wargaming model, which now is poised to answer questions that have a direct effect on military operations currently in theater, in large part because of Python.

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