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Advanced land warfare, Tactics and operations, edited by Mikael Weissmann and Niklas Nilsson

This book explores the evolving role of land forces, paying particular attention to the changes that have taken place in the art of commanding and executing combat, as well as the role of rapid technological innovation and information dissemination in shaping warfare
Table Of Contents
cover -- titlepage -- copyright -- Foreword -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Contributors -- 1 Approaching Land Warfare in the Twenty-first Century -- Approaching Land Warfare -- Development of Land Warfare -- Current and Future Challenges -- Character of War and Transformation of the Battlefield -- Structure of the Volume -- Chapter-by-chapter Synopsis -- I LAND WARFARE -- 2 The Future of Manoeuvre Warfare -- Introduction -- Manoeuvre Warfare -- The Future Importance of Manoeuvre Warfare -- Alternative Perspectives -- Conclusion -- 3 Commanding Contemporary and Future Land Operations: What Role for Mission Command? -- Introduction -- Mission Command: Culture or Method? -- Commanding Land Operations in the Contemporary and Future Operational Environment -- The Informational Challenge -- Command, Communication, and Technology -- Conclusion -- 4 Combat Logistics in the Twenty-first Century: Enabling the Mobility, Endurance, and Sustainment of NATO Land Forces in a Future Major Conflict -- Introduction -- The Character and Scope of Military Logistics -- The Applications of Combat Logistics -- AM, Robotics, and AI in Future Force Structures -- Conclusion -- 5 The Command of Land Forces -- Introduction -- Purpose -- Products -- Processes -- Structures -- Systems -- People -- Summary and Conclusions -- 6 Tactical Tenets: Checklists or Toolboxes -- Introduction -- What Is `Tactics'? -- The History of Tactical Theory -- Purpose of Theory -- From Principles to Tenets -- Relationship with Strategy -- Tactical Theory in Practice -- Conclusion -- 7 Urban Warfare: Challenges of Military Operations on Tomorrow's Battlefield -- Introduction -- Approaching Urban Warfare -- Future Challenges for Urban Warfare -- Conclusion: Eleven Takeaways about Urban Warfare -- 8 Emerging Technologies: From Concept to Capability -- Introduction -- Autonomous Systems
Literary Form
non fiction
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (465 pages)
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