Defense

Networking the Navy – A Model for Modern Warfare The U.S. military is in the midst of a far-reaching transformation driven mainly by new information technologies. The same innovations that are revolutionizing global commerce and culture are also . . .
I-S-R Lessons of Iraq The war isn’t over. Conventional phase seemed fast & decisive. Unconventional phase looks slow & difficult . ISR needs vary greatly between phases. Many of the most significant lessons are secret.
MANPADS: Scale and Nature of the Threat Carried & operated by one person. 30-40 pounds, 5-6 feet in length. Fits in trunk of a car. Easy to store & maintain.
What Transformation Means For The Defense Industry Over the next fifteen minutes, I'd like to explore what military transformation means for the defense industry by offering answers to three questions: First, how important is transformation as a driver of demand for defense goods?
Raptor Really Is Essential Sensing that Air Force leadership has been weakened by recent controversies, proponents of "real" transformation in the Office of the Secretary of Defense are once again asking questions about the F/A . . .
Key Decision Transforms Intelligence Collection Senior Pentagon officials have decided to equip a new satellite system with the ability to take high-resolution pictures through clouds and darkness. The satellite, called the Space-Based Radar, was . . .
Not Much Money, But Plenty of Soldiers Alix Freedman focuses mostly on one reason why poorer countries are often the source of peacekeeping troops, that they need the money ("Wealthy Counties in Effect Pay Poor Ones to Handel U.N. Missions. . .
Don’t Overlook Importance Of Alliances With Small Gulf States Some of America's most valuable military partners in the global war on terrorism are not those with large populations, GDPs or military establishments. Their value is not in their capacity to field great armies. . .
India: The Potential Ally It would be an overstatement to call India an ally of the United States, although they have flirted with that status. At least, India is not the kind of ally that we can currently rely upon to put boots on the . . .
Pentagon Plans Huge Round Of Base Closures Back when George W. Bush was running for President, he promised that if elected he would give his defense secretary "a broad mandate to challenge the status quo and envision a new architecture of . . .
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