April 1, 2002
Relevancy and Risk: The U.S. Army and Future Combat Systems
The authors provide recommendations in the development of initial versions of FCS for low-intensity conflicts as technologies mature and evaluates the Army’s goals for transformation.
March 1, 2002
Small Security: Nanotechnology and Future Defense
This paper describes how advancements is nanotechnology will feed back into conventional industry and how it will alter capability and shape defense strategy.
Nonlethal Capabilities: Realizing the Opportunities
This paper seeks to justify the pursuit of nonlethal capabilities, addressing the challenges and opportunities of such technologies.
Rediscovering the Infantry in a Time of Transformation
This paper gives reasons and ways to transform and recapitalize U.S. infantry.
Feb. 1, 2002
Global Trade: America’s Achilles’ Heel
This paper argues for the use of maritime domain awareness (MDA) to better protect the Nation without sacrificing economic vitality or overwhelming government budgets. Specifically, MDA relies upon exploiting available information to discern threats and concentrate resources to stop them.
Dec. 1, 2001
Current Export Policies: Trick or Treat?
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Nov. 1, 2001
Adapting Forces to a New Era: Ten Transforming Concepts
The authors outline a set of new operational concepts that build highly capable forces whose mastery of high-tech warfighting will allow decisive victories against new threats and well-armed opponents.
Oct. 1, 2001
UCAVs-Technological, Policy, and Operational Challenges
The author explains the use of unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs), its challenges, policy issues, and operational considerations.
Maritime Access: Do Defenders Hold all the Cards?
The author describes the issue of maritime access for the Armed Forces.
Sept. 1, 2001
Resurrecting Transformation for the Post-Industrial Era
The author proposes recommendations for how the Armed Forces can constantly to transform itself to become more responsive and effective to modern threats.