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Tom Mouat joins PAXsims as associate editor


I am very pleased to announce that Tom Mouat will be joining PAXsims as one of our associate editors.

Tom Mouat MBE is the Directing Staff Officer for Simulation and Modelling at the Defence Academy of the UK. He holds an MSc in Defence Modelling and Simulation and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education. In his 37 years’ service in the British Army he has served worldwide, including operational tours in Bosnia and Iraq, designed and run training events from Battlegroup to Corps level and spent five years in Defence Procurement as a Requirements Manager in the acquisition of Simulation Systems. He holds commendations from the Ministry of Defence Chief Scientific Officer and the Head of Defence Procurement, and has been a contributing author to a number of books on wargaming. He is also currently on the management board of the Connections UK professional wargaming conference.

Tom has also been a frequent contributor to PAXsims, on topics including the recent Connection (US) wargaming conference, the development of migrant cards, matrix games, and his creation of Sandhurst Kriegsspiel. He is also well known for his MapSymbs TrueType military map marking fonts, as well as an extensive online repository of matrix game and other materials—all of which can be found at his website

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