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Contents
 

 
 
Introduction xvii
Hans Binnendijk  
 
Part I—Foundations of Transformation  
Chapter 1  
Assessing New Missions
3
Sam J. Tangredi
 
Chapter 2
Harnessing New Technologies
31
Thomas C. Hone and Norman Friedman
 
Chapter 3
Choosing a Strategy
57
Richard L. Kugler and Hans Binnendijk
 
Part II—Transforming the Services
 
Chapter 4
The Army: Toward the Objective Force
101
Bruce R. Nardulli and Thomas L. McNaugher  
   
Chapter 5  
The Naval Services: Network-Centric Warfare 129
William D. O’Neil (with appendix by Bing West)  
   
Chapter 6  
The Air Force: The Next Round 159
David A. Ochmanek  
   
Part III—Coordinating Transformed Military Operations  
   
Chapter 7  
Integrating Transformation Programs 193
Paul K. Davis  
   
Chapter 8  
Transforming Jointly 219
Douglas A. Macgregor  
   
Chapter 9  
Coordinating with NATO 231
Charles L. Barry  
   
Part IV—Broader Aspects of Transformation  
   
Chapter 10  
Strengthening Homeland Security 261
Michèle A. Flournoy  
   
Chapter 11  
Changing the Strategic Equation 283
Peter A. Wilson and Richard D. Sokolsky  
   
Chapter 12  
Controlling Space 309
Stephen P. Randolph  
   
Chapter 13  
Protecting Cyberspace 331
Jacques S. Gansler  
   
Chapter 14  
Maintaining the Technological Lead 345
Mark L. Montroll  
   
Chapter 15  
Getting There: Focused Logistics  371
Paul M. Needham  
   
About the Authors 391
   
Illustrations
 
   

 
   
Tables  
   
1-1. National Security Interests and Politico-Military Objectives
17
 
1-2. Survival Interests
18
 
1-3. Vital/World Order Interests
20
 
1-4. Value Interests
25
 
2-1. Notional U.S. Projections in 1920 of Transformational U.S. Military Technologies
38
 
2-2. Transformational Technologies: World War I, World War II, Cold War
40
 
2-3. Transformational Technologies (by Military Tasks)
44
 
2-4. Transformational Technologies across Time
48
 
3-1. Components of Defense Transformation
61
 
3-2. Ten New Operational Concepts for Building and Employing Transformed Forces
84
 
7-1. Differences between Planning for Era A and Era B 195
   
7-2. Illustrative Questions and Concerns Raised by the List of Principles 203
   
7-3. Proposed Set of Operational Challenges for Projection Forces 208
   
9-1. Defense Spending as a Percentage of Gross Domestic Product 235
   
9-2. Most Capable NATO Armor 240
   
9-3. Most Capable NATO Indirect Fire Systems 241
   
9-4. Most Capable NATO Aircraft 242
   
9-5. Key NATO Support Aircraft and Satellites 244
   
9-6. Most Modern NATO Naval Capabilities 245
   
9-7. Select Major Defense Investment Programs in Europe:
Program, Participating Powers, Forecast Operational
Date, Remarks
250
   
   
Figures  
   
1-1. The Spectrum-of-Conflict Model 10
   
4-1. The Army Transformation 109
   
6-1. Improvements in Airpower Ability to Destroy Moving Armor 167
   
7-1. Planning Eras and the Buildup of New Dangers 194
   
7-2. A Spectrum of Approaches to Reengineering 196
   
7-3. Illustrative Components of an Operational Challenge 209
   
7-4. Secretary of Defense Role in the Program Process 210
   
7-5. Process of Mission-System Analysis 211
   
9-1. Modernization Spending as Percentage of Defense Spending, 2000 249
   
14-1. U.S. Defense Aerospace Industry Consolidation, 1980-1997 354



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