SIGNAL Forum

May 2003
By Lt. Col. Edmund C. Blash, USAR

Concept may be too ahead of its time.

Major military failures frequently arise when leaders ignore fundamental changes in technology, doctrine or society. However, when leaders are seduced into believing that there is a fundamental change in technology or doctrine where none has actually occurred—for example nuclear weapons in Korea or the use of the helicopter in Vietnam—the result can be equally devastating.

May 2003
By John J. Garstka

Datalinks are the new weapon of the information age.