Reference: UK MoD Futures

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Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman recommends…

The Future Strategic Context for Defence (UK 2007)

Revolution, flashmobs, and brain chips. A grim vision of the future (UK Guardian 9 Apr 2007)

Phi Beta Iota: C4I is the only “revolutionary” technology–Michael O’Hanlon said it first inTechnological Change and the Future of Warfare (2000).  Other highlights: private sector, not defense, is now the lead for technological change–gets climate change right (100 years and further out).  Morality is coming back into demand.  Defense operations in the future will be predominantly multinational in nature (which suggests that how urgently we need to get multinational sharing and sense-making ginned up).