By Theo Farrell,Terriff Terry,Osinga Frans

NATO member states are all present process a few type of army transformation. regardless of a shared imaginative and prescient, transformation has been essentially a US-led procedure founded at the exploitation of recent info applied sciences together with new strategies for "networked businesses" and "effects-based operations." easily positioned, eu states were not able to check the extent people funding in new army applied sciences, resulting in the id of a starting to be "transformation hole" among the united states and the eu allies.
This booklet assesses the level and trajectory of army transformation throughout a number of eu NATO member states, environment their transformation growth opposed to that of the united states, and analyzing the advanced mixture of components using army transformation in each one state. It unearths not just the character and quantity of the transatlantic hole, but in addition identifies a massive edition within the volume and speed of transformation one of the eu allies, suggesting either technological and operational gaps within Europe.

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