Accession Number:

ADA528148

Title:

Acquisition "Reforms" for the New Administration: Creating a 21st Century Transformation

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-05-13

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

CHANGES DRIVING SECURITY TRANSFORMATION Holistic View of Security World-wide terrorism pandemics weapons proliferation rogue nuclear states energy dependence insurgencies environment mass migration regional conflicts transnational threats resource access i.e., water, critical materials New Missions Homeland defense missile defense counterinsurgency stability and reconstruction civilian cybersecurity nonkinetic situational influence of operations Unpredictability Requiring agility, rapid responsiveness, broad-based capability Defense Budget Changes From Equipment to Personnel, OM and Homeland Security frequent changes cloud spending outlook and planning Technological Changes Info. tech, biotech, nano-tech, robotics, high-energy lasers, etc. - and every warfighter and platform a node in a system-of-systems Warfighting Changes Net-Centric Warfare Asymmetric warfare bio, cyber, IEDs Systems-of-Systems Joint and coalition operations evolving doctrine requiring frontline decision-making Intelligence Changes Integrated data open sources Language and culture understanding real-time intel flow between soldiersensors and command structure.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE