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Author: Ben (ed) Sutherland
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Title: The Economist: Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence: The technologies that are transforming them
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Publisher: Profile Books (2011)

The Economist: Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence: The technologies that are transforming them by Ben (ed) Sutherland



A fascinating look at Western military technologies, Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence is essential reading for business readers and history buffs, alike. org to approved e-mail addresses. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Series Statement: The Economist ; 104. General Note: Includes index. This book shows, however, that, broadly speaking, defence technologies will continue to provide enormous advantages to advanced, Western armed forces.

Modern warfare, intelligence and deterrence. The technology that is transforming them. indd 3. 21/09/2011 12:55. The economist in association with profile books ltd. Published by Profile Books Ltd 3a Exmouth House Pine Street London ec1r 0jh ww. rofilebooks. This book is a collection of articles published in The Economist about the workings and repercussions of emerging warfare and intel-ligence technologies. They encompass a broad range of technologies, from laser guns to weaponised computer worms, and from liquid body armour to s software. Articles are grouped thematically, in chapters, not chronologically. The chapters them-selves are grouped into five parts: Land and sea, Air and space, The computer factor, Intelligence and spycraft and The road ahead.

This Economist book describes these emerging technologies and places them in the larger context of today's politics, diplomacy, business and social issues. It shows how efforts to win wars or keep the peace are driving enormous and multifold technological advances. Broadly speaking, defence technologies will continue to provide enormous advantages to advanced, Western armed forces. For anyone who wants to know just how smart the global war, defence and intelligence machine is, this will be revealing and fascinating reading.

A fascinating look at Western military technologies, Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence is essential reading for business readers and history buffs, alike.

The Panzerfaust-3, a German shoulder-fired heat-seeking antitank missile, can punch through a metre of solid steel-far more than any armoured vehicle could carry. The MPR-500, an Israeli precision bomb, can hammer through several storeys of a building and explode on a chosen floor. These and myriad other military and intelligences technologies are changing the world. This Economist book describes these emerging technologies and places them in the larger context of today's politics, diplomacy, business and social issues

Modern Warfare, Intellige. has been added to your Cart. This collection of articles from The Economist was first published in 2011. The content is drawn over the few years previous so is heavily influenced by terrorism and the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. If anything has permeated the public's consciousness regarding modern warfare it is the use of drones and cyber warfare. Military conflicts result in significant investments. One of the more instructive articles in the book covers how militaries are now learning from and employing technologies from business. What we call social media has lessons for how terrorist cells are organized and operate. For centuries, military theorists and professionals have pursued "more brain, less brawn".

By Benjamin Sutherland. Release Date: 2013-08-02. Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterre. More by Benjamin Sutherland. Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrence: The Technologies That Are Transforming Them: The Economist (Unabridged).

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Reviews: 2
Iriar
This is a compilation of articles that have appeared in past issues of The Economist. This provides a good overview of developments in military technology for both the novice and professionals.
Fearlessrunner
This is a great introduction for the novice. Interesting, comprehensive and easy to read.