Future Conflict: Adapting Better and Faster than an Adversary
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The problem of wartime adaptation has been an enduring challenge for militaries. The U.S. Army cannot predict future wars with certainty, so it should ensure that it can rapidly adapt to the changing realities, such as technological surprise, that are inherent in war. Moreover, as the potential for U.S. involvement in future con icts with a major power grows, the following question emerges: How can the U.S. Army technologically adapt better and faster than a peer or near-peer adversary in a future con ict This is paper analyzes the process of wartime adaptation to highlight how the Army can adapt faster than a peer or near-peer adversary in a future conflict.
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