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On flexibility : recovery from technological and doctrinal surprise on the battlefield, Meir Finkel ; translated by Moshe Tlamim, (electronic resource)

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On flexibility : recovery from technological and doctrinal surprise on the battlefield
Title
On flexibility
Title remainder
recovery from technological and doctrinal surprise on the battlefield
Statement of responsibility
Meir Finkel ; translated by Moshe Tlamim
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
This book addresses one of the basic questions in military studies: How can armies cope effectively with technological and doctrinal surprises-ones that leave them vulnerable to new weapons systems and/or combat doctrines? Author Meir Finkel contends that the current paradigm-with its over-dependence on intelligence and an all-out effort to predict the nature of the future battlefield and the enemy's capabilities-generally doesn't work. Based on historical case analysis of successful ""under-fire"" recovery and failure to recover, he identifies the variables that have dete
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MiAaPQ
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1968-
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Finkel, Meir
Dewey number
  • 355.001
  • 355.02
Index
index present
LC call number
UA10
LC item number
.F5413 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Tlamim, Moshe
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  • Military readiness
  • Military doctrine
  • Military art and science
  • Surprise (Military science)
  • Military history, Modern
  • Technology
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On flexibility : recovery from technological and doctrinal surprise on the battlefield, Meir Finkel ; translated by Moshe Tlamim, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prediction and intelligence : the dominant approach in force planning and its failure to answer the challenge of technological and doctrinal surprise -- Conceptual and doctrinal flexibility -- Organizational and technological flexibility -- Cognitive and command and control (C2) flexibility -- The mechanism for lesson learning and rapid dissemination -- The German recovery from the surprise of British chaff -- The German recovery from the Soviet T-34 tank surprise -- The Israeli recovery from the Egyptian Sagger missile surprise -- The Israeli air force recovery from the Arab anti-aircraft missile surprise -- The slow British recovery from the German armor and anti-tank tactics -- The slow Soviet recovery from the surprise of low-intensity conflict in Afghanistan -- The French failure to recover from the surprise of the German blitzkrieg
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804777155
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000072236
  • (EBL)683265
  • (OCoLC)714569452
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC683265
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000072236
Label
On flexibility : recovery from technological and doctrinal surprise on the battlefield, Meir Finkel ; translated by Moshe Tlamim, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prediction and intelligence : the dominant approach in force planning and its failure to answer the challenge of technological and doctrinal surprise -- Conceptual and doctrinal flexibility -- Organizational and technological flexibility -- Cognitive and command and control (C2) flexibility -- The mechanism for lesson learning and rapid dissemination -- The German recovery from the surprise of British chaff -- The German recovery from the Soviet T-34 tank surprise -- The Israeli recovery from the Egyptian Sagger missile surprise -- The Israeli air force recovery from the Arab anti-aircraft missile surprise -- The slow British recovery from the German armor and anti-tank tactics -- The slow Soviet recovery from the surprise of low-intensity conflict in Afghanistan -- The French failure to recover from the surprise of the German blitzkrieg
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804777155
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000072236
  • (EBL)683265
  • (OCoLC)714569452
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC683265
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000072236

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