Transformation: Military and Science

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 23, Issue 2, p.245-258 (2009)


military, opera­tions analysis, Scenarios, science, security system, Transformation


Military and science have been complementary throughout history. Military capability has always been built on the advances in science and technology and at the same time it has provided motivation and goals for new technologies and applied science. If technologies and scientific approaches advance the military op­tions, strategies and tactics need to adjust and transform accordingly. In this sense transformation of military is triggered by the advances in science and technology. At the same time, specific scientific disciplines, such as operations analysis, pro­vides the techniques and tools for a pragmatic and effective transformation of mili­tary affairs.

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