Accession Number:

ADA525656

Title:

SMDC Moves into Space Planning for Army Transformation

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND/ARMY FORCES STRATEGIC COMMAND HUNTSVILLE AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Planning is such an important part of any process. Its no fun and nobody likes to do it, particularly when it involves looking far into that nebulous, intangible place called the future. In organizations as widely diverse as the Department of Defense and the U.S. Army, without planning you are destined to follow the courses of the loudest or most influential voices. In an environment driven by the resources of manpower, money and time, volume and influence carry loud voices. And those voices become screams the closer to program implementation and the wider the political and industrial support they have enlisted. All too often, it seems that a new piece of equipment hits the field and we look back and ask ourselves, How did that happen What was the requirement

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Defense Systems
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Space Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE