The Secrets of Centric

Sherman, Jason
April 2005
Sea Power;Apr2005, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p16
Reports on the new technologies and structures essential for the success of the Navy. Aims of the U.S. Defense Department in remolding the Industrial Age force; Benefits of a modern military connected by information systems; Purpose in the implementation of Network Centric Warfare.


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