TITLE

No More Surprises

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Military History;Apr/May2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article offers opinion on the advantage offered by a surprise attack in a warfare. It cites that surprise may deemed advantageous on the grounds that leaders on one side cannot see the enemy forces or cannot determine their real strength or disposition. It questions whether the age of surprise in warfare is over, considering the use of technology in military communication such as satellite imagery and electronic signals intelligence. It suggests that surprise could remain a threat in the modern age.
ACCESSION #
36878887

 

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