Technology of War: What Does the War of the Future Look Like?

Technology continues to transform military capabilities. Rather than a revolution of military affairs, the US military is evolving as technologies change. Has cyber warfare, remote sensing, drone attacks, unmanned combat vehicles, and the speed of information made the soldier obsolete in an increasingly “antiseptic” theater of war? What does the war of the future look like, and are we equipped to triumph?

Festival: 2012

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