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The military's business : designing military power for the future

Author: Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 2015. ©2015
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Argues that Western militaries must reform in order to become viable businesses that address relevant security issues within realistic budgets.

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Rasmussen, Mikkel Vedby, 1973-
Military's business : designing military power for the future.
Cambridge, [England] : Cambridge University Press, ©2015
ix, 215 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen
ISBN: 9781316151013 1316151018
OCLC Number: 905861626
Description: 1 online resource (228 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The modern military system; 3. The modern military system: the US case; 4. The counterinsurgency business model; 5. Converging technologies business model; 6. Designer wars.
Responsibility: Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen.

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'Why are Western armed forces achieving less and costing more, asks the author. Why, we might add, if the trend continues they seem to be fated to occupy a modest evolutionary niche? Rasmussen has Read more...

 
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