training and applies it to collective training, attention must be paid to interaction over communication channels.

Thus, an investment must be made in research into the nature and technological implications of human interactions within shared virtual environments. The movement of training closer to the time of its utilization will also characterize the future training of naval forces. One can foresee a time when a decision to deploy a force rapidly, generate the necessary training content for mission-specific rehearsal, and deliver that training in transit to the operational site can all be accomplished within a single 24-hour period.



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