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Advanced Battlespace And Cybermaneuver Concepts: Implications For Force Xxi, Robert J. Bunker Jan 1996

Advanced Battlespace And Cybermaneuver Concepts: Implications For Force Xxi, Robert J. Bunker

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This article argues that the traditional perception of the battlefield reveals the limiting assumptions upon which Force XXI is built, that it is constrained by its three dimensions, and that it is most likely outmoded. Paradoxically, it is the rise of nonWestern warfare and the proliferation of advanced weaponry that together have made current "spatial concepts" of the modern battlefield obsolete.[1] To be an effective military force into the 21st century, the US Army should start now to redefine the battlefield so that new operational concepts can evolve and produce the doctrine and materiel requirements that will lead to ...