Cyber Warfare as an Operational Fire
NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT
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This paper explores cyber warfare as an option for creating operational fires effects. Initially, cyberspace is defined and explained from the perspective of the private sector. Following that, the paper describes the development of the militarys current position on cyberspace. Then, operational fires are defined and the advantages of their use are explained. From there, discussion focuses on how cyber warfare fulfills the purposes of operational fires. Finally, the paper draws conclusions about the viability of cyber warfare as an operational fire and makes recommendations about how to prioritize the activities of the newly approved U.S. Cyber Command.
- Defense Systems
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics