Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence: The Technologies That Are Transforming Them (The Economist) Benjamin Sutherland

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Published: January 9th 2012

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320 pages


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Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence: The Technologies That Are Transforming Them (The Economist) by Benjamin Sutherland
January 9th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 320 pages | ISBN: | 5.79 Mb

An in-depth look at Western military technology from the experts at The EconomistMuch has been made of the limitations of Western technology when pitted against todays low-tech insurgencies. Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence: TheMoreAn in-depth look at Western military technology from the experts at The EconomistMuch has been made of the limitations of Western technology when pitted against todays low-tech insurgencies. Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence: The Technology That is Transforming Them explores emerging high tech military technologies and places them in the larger context of todays politics, diplomacy, business, and social issues, arguing that, broadly speaking, defense technologies will continue to provide enormous advantages to advanced, Western armed forces.The book is organized into five parts: land and sea, air and space, the computer factor, intelligence and spycraft, and the road ahead (which examines the coming challenges for Western armies, such as new wars against insurgents operating out of civilian areas).

Comprised of a selection of the best writing on the subject from The Economist, each section includes an introduction linking the technological developments to civilian matters.Looks at new and emerging military technologies, including the Panzerfaust-3, a German shoulder-fired heat-seeking antitank missile, the MPR-500, an Israeli precision bomb, Russias Sizzler, an anti-ship missile that can travel 300 kilometers, and many othersExplains how military and intelligence technologies are changing the worldEdited by Benjamin Sutherland, a writer for The Economist and expert on the social, political, and business implications of new and disruptive technologiesA fascinating look at Western military technologies, Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence is essential reading for business readers and history buffs, alike.



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