MOVES is an interdisciplinary research and academic program dedicated to education and research in all areas of defense modeling and simulation. MOVES has a degree program leading towards an MS or Ph.D. in MOVES. Research staff are encouraged to attend courses in pursuit of advanced degrees.

"Our mission is to enhance the operational effectiveness of our joint forces and our allies by providing superior training and analysis products, education, and exemplary research in the field of modeling and simulation"

Our uniqueness lies in the confluence of tactical relevance, technical expertise, analytical skills, and our ability to pursue an idea from theory to reality. We value openness and our unbiased, nonparochial approach to all we do. Our expertise includes combat modeling systems, training systems, virtual environments, augmented reality, web technologies, networks, and interoperability. In addition, we excel in agents and artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction and human factors.