Berto Jongman: Brookings Discovers Military-Industrial Complex a Closed System Shutting Out New Technologies

Corruption, Ineptitude, Military
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

There’s no app for that: Disrupting the military-industrial complex

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These barriers significantly limit the government’s access to human capital, intellectual property, and potentially disruptive innovation in other more agile segments of the economy.

Phi Beta Iota: Deficiencies in US systems are always classified top secret (never mind that everyone already knows the details), which provides a lifetime contract to the original builders to “fix” their flawed systems. As we contemplate a military-industrial complex that is in grid-lock, incapable of having original ideas that integrate sustainable technologies (a Global Positioning System that cannot be shut down by China, Russia, or Iran, to take one example — or individual attacks on ground stations by anyone), we have to ask ourselves when the public is going to realize that the US military a) does not defend us; b) is not capable; and c) cost vastly more than it should.

See Also:

NATO Strategic Foresight Wrap-Up

Robert Steele: The National Military Strategy – Dishonest Platitudes