tactical engagement planning tool
APLET is a tactical engagement planning tool intended for integration
in French Army motorized and armored brigades. APLET is interoperable
with the French Forces' SICF C3 system.
The system assists the Brigade commander and his staff in the
decision process, providing automated simulation tools including precise
definition and examination of operational requirements, and rapid
simulation and modeling of operational plans. The system simulates the
operations and structure of French Army Battalions, and enables the
Brigade staff to simulate a 24 hour operation over an accelerated time
period (around 10 minutes).
Version 2 of the system was delivered to the French DGA in February
2006 for trials. The operational version (APLET V.3) will become
operational with French Army brigades. The system will also be
integrated into the Technical-Operational Laboratory (LTO) Battlelab for
use in doctrine analysis and evaluation of new equipment, and deploy as
part of the Franco-US joint "C4ISR on the move" trials.