Historically, the Naval War College has employed war gaming methods, for both academic and operational purposes, by simulating combat operations at sea in order to increase the Navy's knowledge and experience in the employment of weapons systems and tactics.
Dutton, T. C.
"War Gaming Department: News For The Fleet!,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 20
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol20/iss2/2