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What it Takes to Win: Succeeding in 21st Century Battle Network Competitions

July 10, 2015 • By and

Success or failure in war is often measured in terms of territory gained and losses imposed on the enemy. These metrics, however, may not reflect what is really most useful…

Sustaining America’s Precision Strike Advantage

June 23, 2015 • By and

The U.S. military has enjoyed an enormous advantage in precision strike over the past 25 years. The success of America’s precision strike operations has not gone unnoticed, however. Potential enemies…

Trends in Air-to-Air Combat: Implications for Future Air Superiority

April 14, 2015 • By

In this study, Dr. John Stillion conducts a historical analysis of air-to-air combat, drawing on a database of over 1,450 air-to-air victories from multiple conflicts from 1965 to the present….

Maritime Competition in a Mature Precision-Strike Regime

April 13, 2015 • By

For over two decades, the U.S. military has enjoyed a near-monopoly in precision-guided weaponry and their associated battle networks. Recently, however, the proliferation of these capabilities to other militaries and non-state entities is gathering…

The Emerging Era in Undersea Warfare

January 22, 2015 • By

This report describes how undersea competitions evolved over the last century, the disruptive trends that may lead to a new era in undersea warfare, and the elements that will comprise…