James Pethokoukis | AEIdeas
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By Adam Wunische, The National Interest: "The technology-driven revolution in military affairs (RMA), first begun during America’s dominating performance in the First Gulf War, is upon us."
By Evan Karlik, The Diplomat: "The demise of a landmark arms control accord earlier this month means that U.S. intermediate-range missiles could soon be fielded to the western Pacific, and Pentagon leaders will likely consider Japan's Ryukyu Islands and the Republic of Palau in Micronesia their most viable basing options."
“Kill webs,” not kill chains. Instead of exquisite platforms like the F-35 fighter, exquisite functional technology nodes (such as an advanced infrared sensor) that can be mixed and matched via AI-enhanced networks.
In conflicts of the future the Pentagon will need some radically new thinking.