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Strategy and the revolution in military affairs

Steven Metz

Strategy and the revolution in military affairs

from theory to policy

by Steven Metz

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Published by Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College in [Carlisle Barracks, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Strategy.,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSteven Metz and James Kievit.
      ContributionsKievit, James., Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .M47823 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL919497M
      LC Control Number95216917
      OCLC/WorldCa32981547

      The Military Revolution is the theory that a series of radical changes in military strategy and tactics during the 16th and 17th centuries resulted in major lasting changes in governments and society. The theory was introduced by Michael Roberts in the s as he focused on Sweden – searching for major changes in the European way of war caused by introduction of . on strategy include Zhang Wannian’s book, Contemporary World Military Affairs and China’s National Defense (Dangdai Shijie Junshi Yu Zhongguo Guofang ; 当代世界 Ma Baoan, ed., Zhanlüe lilun xuexi zhinan [Strategic theory study guide], Beijing: NDU Press, File Size: 1MB. The "New Global Revolution in Military Affairs", overlaps considerably with "Unrestricted Warfare" and in some ways it is a better book. Three chapters (50 pages) cover the gestation, infancy and adolescence of the revolution in military affairs (RMA). Soviet Military Strategy in Europe focuses on the development, form and content, implications for international relations, and goal of Soviet military plan in Europe. The book first discusses the foundation of Soviet military thought and revolution in Soviet military affairs, including basic concepts of the Marxist-Leninist ideology, Soviet.


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American combat effectiveness in the Gulf War suggested that a historic revolution in military affairs (RMA) is underway, possibly solving many of the strategic dilemmas the United States faces in the post-Cold War world. Inspired by this notion, a small group of RMA analysts has by: In this volume, Professor Colin Gray develops and applies the theory and scholarship on the allegedly historical practice of the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), in order to improve our comprehension of how and why strategy 'works'.

The author explores the RMA hypothesis both theoretically and historically.5/5(1). Strategy and the Revolution in Military Affairs: From Theory to Policy - Kindle edition by Kievit, James, Metz, Steven. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Strategy and the Revolution in Military Affairs: From Theory to : $   This book explores the idea of a revolution in military affairs (RMA), which underpins the transformational agenda of the US military, and examines its implications for smaller states.

The strategic studies literature on the RMA tends to be American-centric and directed towards the strategic problems of the US military.2/5. The theme of this year's conference was "The Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA): Defining an Army for the 21st Century." Jeffrey R.

Cooper presented the following paper as part of an opening panel which sought to define the RMA. Cooper urges defense planners to determine what strategic--as opposed to operational--benefits might be derived from the : $ STRATEGY AND THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS: FROM THEORY TO POLICY Context.

American combat effectiveness in the Gulf War amazed observers around the world. Out of Iraq and Kuwait came hints of a future where the U.S. military could strike anywhere with force, precision, and relative safety, its enemies electronically.

STRATEGY AND THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS: FROM THEORY TO POLICY Context. American combat effectiveness in the Gulf War amazed observers around the world.

Out of Iraq and Kuwait came hints of a future where the U.S. military could strike anywhere with force, precision, and relative safety, its enemies. Executive summary. This paper revisits the debate that raged in American defense circles in the s over whether a revolution in military affairs Author: Michael E.

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The Revolution in Military Affairs and the Soviet reconnaissance-strike complex Background Check - 6 months ago Ian Brzeziński on the US-China rivalry, NATO and Poland. In recent years, the notion of the Revolution in Military Affairs has been a sensation as a new stage in the way war is conducted.

Something extremely important is at hand, so I decided that it would be necessary to introduce the subject with which we will probably live for the next decades of rivalry between great powers and proxy wars across Eurasia and its littorals.

Chaos and RMAs do not equate to the end of strategy. In this book Gray takes aim at the fads in strategic thinking generated by the import of chaos theory into social sciences, and the growing belief in the transformative effects of Revolutions in Military Affairs.4/5.

Get this from a library. Strategy and the revolution in military affairs: from theory to policy. [Steven Metz; James Kievit; Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute.] -- A small band of "RMA" analysts has emerged in the military and Department of Defense, in the academic strategic studies community, and in defense-related think-tanks and consulting firms.

The Influence of Strategic and Organizational Cultures on the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) Within the U.S. Army - Analysis of the Interwar Period and Contemporary Culture, American Way of War by U.S.

Government, U.S. Military, et al. A Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) occurs when a nation™s military seizes an opportunity to transform its strategy, military doctrine, training, education, organization, equipment, operations and tactics to achieve decisive military results in fundamentally new ways.5 He cited as historical examples the creation of the French RevolutionaryCited by: 2.

In this volume, Professor Colin Gray develops and applies the theory and scholarship on the allegedly historical practice of the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), in order to improve our comprehension of how and why strategy 'works'. The author explores the RMA hypothesis both theoretically and by:   Strategy and the Revolution in Military Affairs by James Kievit,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The military concept of Revolution in Military Affairs is a military-theoretical hypothesis, about the future of warfare, often connected to technological and organizational recommendations for change in the militaries of the United States and other countries.

Broadly stated, RMA claims that in certain periods of the history of humankind, there were new military doctrines, strategies. In this volume, Professor Colin Gray develops and applies the theory and scholarship on the allegedly historical practice of the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), in order to improve our comprehension of how and why strategy 'works'.The author explores the RMA hypothesis both theoretically and historically.

The book argues that the conduct of an RMA has to be. Book Description. This book explores the idea of a ‘revolution in military affairs’ (RMA), which underpins the transformational agenda of the US military, and examines its implications for smaller states.

The strategic studies literature on the RMA tends to be American-centric and directed towards the strategic problems of the US military. Description: This book explores the idea of a ‘revolution in military affairs’ (RMA), which underpins the transformational agenda of the US military, and examines its implications for smaller states.

The strategic studies literature on the RMA tends to be American-centric and directed towards the strategic problems of the US military.

The Real Revolution in Military Affairs. August 5, It doesn’t seem all that long since the United States was considering how advancements in military technology would allow it to use advances in long-range precision weapons, intelligence sensors, and command and control capabilities to dominate conventional wars.

The military concept of Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) is a theory about the future of warfare, often connected to technological and organizational recommendations for change in the United States military and others. Especially tied to modern information, communications, and space. The Revolution in Civil-Military Affairs.

By Anthony Cordesman. Febru Download the Report. The U.S. has learned many lessons in its wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria—most of them the hard way.

It has had to adapt the strategies, tactics, and force structures designed to fight regular wars to conflicts dominated by non-state actors. What Bloch anticipated has come to be known as a “revolution in military affairs”—the emergence of technologies so disruptive that they overtake existing military concepts and capabilities and necessitate a rethinking of how, with what, and by whom war is waged.

Such a revolution is unfolding : Christian Brose. The concept is becoming relevant once again. The notion of a “revolution in military affairs” has created a sensation in recent years, as it could create a new phase in the way wars are conducted.

RMA’s importance is likely to grow over the coming decades of great power competition and proxy wars across Eurasia and its : Jacek Bartosiak. The Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) became a common term in military and defence circles in the early s when the Gulf War seemed to indicate a dramatic shift in the nature of modern warfare.

This idea has roots in the concept of the Military Revolution (MR) which was used by historian MichaelFile Size: KB. This study is one of the rare contributions to the very small library of genuine strategic studies. Strategy here covers all military activity.

The broad purpose is to show how strategy works, using air power and special operations as substantial case studies, but also addressing sea power, nuclear deterrence, and information warfare.

Although this book says interesting things. Selected as a Financial Times Best Book of In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our lives.

The range of Freedman's narrative is. About this book Introduction A generation after the First Gulf War, and in the wake of a decade of counterinsurgency operations and irregular warfare, this book explores how the concept of the Revolution in Military Affairs continues to shape the way modern militaries across the globe think about, plan and fight wars.

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work was a powerful advocate of what he called the “third offset” strategy. The first was the advent of nuclear weapons that offset Soviet power; the second, the revolution in precision weapons that offset numerical U.S.

military inferiority; and the third involves protecting vital command, control, intelligence, surveillance, and. "A Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) is a major change in the nature of warfare brought about by the innovative application of new technologies which, combined with dramatic changes in military doctrine and operational and organisational concepts, fundamentally alters the character and conduct of military operations.".

The Revolution in Military Affairs [T]he revolution in military affairs may bring a kind of tactical clarity to the battlefield, but at the price of strategic obscurity. —Eliot Cohen. This “operational” approach to war was never tested in the circumstances for which it was designed.

"Andrei Martyanov's book provides indispensable knowledge for anyone who wants to understand the current geo-political developments." MOON OF ALABAMA "Once in a blue moon an indispensable book comes out making a clear case for sanity in what is now a post-MAD world.

That's the responsibility carried by "The (Real) Revolution in Military Affairs," by /5(14). The " Rumsfeld Doctrine ", named after former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, is a neologism created by journalists concerned with the perceived transformation of the military of the United States.

It would be considered Rumsfeld's own take on RMA (Revolution in Military Affairs). Strategy for Chaos: Revolutions in Military Affairs and the Evidence of History. Frank Cass, pp. The surprising turns in the character of armed conflict since the Persian Gulf War have given confidence to believers in the revolution in military affairs (RMA) -- the grand vision for the future of warfare that emerged from that war.

revolution in military affairs the transformation of weapons, military organizations, and operational concepts for military force that leverages the information and communications revolutions of the latter twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Strategy and the Revolution in Military Affairs: From Theory to Policy June 1, June 6, / Book, Publications / By SSI Publications Author: LTC James Kievit, Dr Steven Metz A small band of “RMA” analysts has emerged in the military and Department of Defense, in the academic strategic studies community, and in defense-related think.

this new series on ‘Strategy and History’. This book employs the kind of theory meaningful to a social scientist trying to render historical data an evidential base to advance understanding cumulatively.

To that end, the work treats its duty to. Book Overview In this volume, Professor Colin Gray develops and applies the theory and scholarship on the allegedly historical practice of the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), in order to improve our comprehension of how and why strategy 'works'.

A true military revolution occurs only when an entire society is transformed at every level, which then compels the armed forces to undergo a massive change. This societal change causes the true military revolution, which results in a mostly simultaneous change in technology, organization, strategy, tactics, training, ideology, and logistics.

2.Like the industrial revolution before it, the information technology revolution appears to be creating a new ruling class, a new economy and a new society. Information technology is also transforming military operations and warfare. A vast literature on the revolution in military affairs (or "RMA") cites the important (indeed, dominant) role of information technology in enabling a new military.

"Strategy: A History, is an ambitious and sprawling book by a British military historian who has written widely, and very well, about nuclear and cold war strategy, the Falklands War, and contemporary military affairs, among other subjects With admirable candor, Freedman tells us that he received the contract for this book in (gulp!) Brand: Oxford University Press.