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On Flexibility: Recovery from Technological and Doctrinal Surprise on the Battlefield

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This book addresses one of the basic questions in military studies: How can armies cope effectively with technological and doctrinal surprises-ones that leave them vulnerable to new weapons systems and/or combat doctrines? Author Meir Finkel contends that the current paradigm-with its over-dependence on intelligence and an all-out effort to predict the nature of the future battlefield and the enemy's capabilities-generally doesn't work. Based on historical case analysis of successful "under-fire" recovery and failure to ...

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On Flexibility: Recovery from Technological and Doctrinal Surprise on the Battlefield
2011, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804774895

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On Flexibility: Recovery from Technological and Doctrinal Surprise on the Battlefield
2011, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804774888

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