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Introduction xvii
Hans Binnendijk  
Part I—Foundations of Transformation  
Chapter 1  
Assessing New Missions
Sam J. Tangredi
Chapter 2
Harnessing New Technologies
Thomas C. Hone and Norman Friedman
Chapter 3
Choosing a Strategy
Richard L. Kugler and Hans Binnendijk
Part II—Transforming the Services
Chapter 4
The Army: Toward the Objective Force
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

1-1. National Security Interests and Politico-Military Objectives
1-2. Survival Interests
1-3. Vital/World Order Interests
1-4. Value Interests
2-1. Notional U.S. Projections in 1920 of Transformational U.S. Military Technologies
2-2. Transformational Technologies: World War I, World War II, Cold War
2-3. Transformational Technologies (by Military Tasks)
2-4. Transformational Technologies across Time
3-1. Components of Defense Transformation
3-2. Ten New Operational Concepts for Building and Employing Transformed Forces
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
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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