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School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW)

Resources and information for Marine Corps University School of Advanced Warfighting students.

What are Red Teams?

"Red teams are established by an enterprise to challenge aspects of that very enterprise’s plans, programs, assumptions, etc. It is this aspect of deliberate challenge that distinguishes red teaming from other management tools although the boundary is not a sharp one."

- Final Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on the Role and Status of DoD Red Teaming Activities, 2003



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Marine Corps Center for Lessons Learned (MCCLL)

Researchers with CAC access can search MCCLL's After Action Reports, Observations, Recommendations, and other relevant material submitted by operating forces. While many documents are For Official Use Only (FOUO), MCCLL also contains unclassified documents approved for public release.

A simple search for "red teaming" will provide a list of related search terms such as red cell, red forces, red team, red team assessments, planning team, and others, as well as a results listing of reports and documents with the most relevant titles listed first.

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