The exercise focused on a new set of tactics, namely the use of taunts in coordination with close formation assault. The general idea is that one ship acquires tango and positions herself on the opposite side of the enemy fleet while the rest of the 4th Light Division does its thing against the enemy’s collective sterns. The exercise went through several iterations as it turned out to work differently in practice than it did on paper. Overall, it was a success. Let’s hope the simulation software hasn’t overestimated the stubbornness of our enemy, not to mention their lack of “hindsight”.
It occurs to me that only rarely have I noticed science feeding Comms Intel on ships. And it occurs to me as I write that the two positions are often combined, making that communication unnecessary….