10 Technologies the U.S. Military Will Need for the Next War
Beidel, Eric, Erwin, Sandra I., Magnuson, Stew, National Defense
Throughout U.S. history, advances in military capability have been fueled by innovation. All branches of the military consistently have managed to use technology in new and creative ways to gain an edge over the enemy.
The wars of the past decade exposed an "innovation gap" that forced the U.S. military to play catch up, and react to enemy tactics - such as roadside bombs and sniper attacks - rather than anticipating them. The Defense Department's research-and-development apparatus was slow to respond with new and improved weapons based on changing threats. Critics have called for the Pentagon to stop wasting money on science projects that target undefined hypothetical future …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: 10 Technologies the U.S. Military Will Need for the Next War. Contributors: Beidel, Eric - Author, Erwin, Sandra I. - Author, Magnuson, Stew - Author. Magazine title: National Defense. Volume: 96. Issue: 696 Publication date: November 2011. Page number: 32+. © 2009 National Defense Industrial Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.