This research brief describes work documented in To Find, and Not to Yield: How Advances in Information and Firepower Can Transform Theater Warfare (MR-958-AF).

Excerpt: Much has been written about an incipient "revolution in military affairs," in which U.S. forces, by exploiting new technologies and operational concepts, will be able to accomplish their missions more quickly and effectively than before. Yet, to date, little work has been done to quantify the value of investing in these new technologies, leaving many defense planners reluctant to shift investments in procurement and force structure to capitalize on the new developments.

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