The Naval Post-Graduate School in Monterey, Calif., wants to acquire a bunch of anti-terrorist games that can run on a variety of gadgets, including computers and iThings to support -- I’m not making this up -- its Combatting Terrorism Fellowship program.
Types of games NPS is looking for include:
Terrorist ideologies and counter-ideology strategies
Terrorist financing and counter-finance
Insurgency mobilization and counter-mobilization
Special Operations and counterterrorism military operations
NPS said that while it would consider commercial games, it “prefers games that can run on free and open source infrastructure.” No browser plug-ins or Java applets, please.
Bob Brewin joined Government Executive in April 2007, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a journalist focusing on defense issues and technology. Bob covers the world of defense and information technology for Nextgov, and is the author of the “What’s Brewin” blog.