Transforming America"s Military by Hans Binnendijk

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .

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Number of Pages428
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ISBN 101410207943
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Assessing new missions / Sam J. Tangredi --Harnessing new technologies / Thomas C. Hone and Norman Friedman --Choosing a strategy / Richard L. Kugler and Hans Binnendijk --The Army: toward the objective force / Bruce R.

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How will the United States defend itself against the unknown, the unseen, and the unexpected. One way is by exploiting new technologies to develop a flexible arsenal: reduced nuclear forces, advanced conventional capabilities, and a range of defenses against missile, space, and computer attacks.

Yet all the high-tech weapons in the world will not defend the country unless the Cited by: Portions of this book may be quoted or reprinted without permission, provided that a standard source credit line is included.

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