US Army soldiers from the 1ST Battalion, 5th Infantry, test the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) system on their JAVELIN Advanced Anti-tank Weapons System-Medium in preparation for the Advanced Warfighting Experiment (AWE) at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. More than 6,000 soldiers took part in the six-week exercise that capped nearly two years of training. The AWE tested 72 initiatives ranging from new computer equipment like the Applique to reorganization of unit structure, 24 March 1997