The Schriever Wargame, named in honor of retired Gen. Bernard A. Schriever, explores critical space and cyberspace issues in depth and investigated the military utility of emerging space systems and cyberspace capabilities. The wargame highlighted the possibility to increase resilience through changes in space architectures, innovative tactics, effective command and control, and shared responsibilities across commercial and allied partners.
The Schriever Wargame, set in the year 2023, explored critical space issues and investigated the integration activities of multiple agencies associated with space systems and services. Schriever Wargame 2012 International Game (SW12 IG) included international partners from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and for the first time in its history, country representatives within the NATO Alliance from Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands and Turkey.
The Space Innovation and Development Center conducted the seventh Schriever Wargame 2012 on behalf of Air Force Space Command, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The wargame was held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, from April 20-25, 2012. Approximately 270 military and civilian experts from more than 30 agencies around the country including Australia and NATO nations participated in the wargame.
Data Integration and Fusion Center (DIFC) is part of the Space Innovation and Development Center at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. The center’s mission is to advance full-spectrum warfare through rapid innovation, integration, training testing, and experimentation.