NATO member states are all undergoing some form of military transformation. Despite a shared vision, transformation has been primarily a US-led process centered on the exploitation of new information technologies in combination with new concepts for "networked organizations" and "effects-based operations." Simply put, European states have been unable to match the level of US investment in new military technologies, leading to the identification of a growing "transformation gap" between the US an

First Author: Terriff, Terry; Osinga, Frans; Farrell, Theo


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Bibliographic Information

Type: Book Chapter

Book Title: A Transformation Gap?: American Innovations and European Military Change (2010)

Page Reference: 1-13

ISBN: 9780804763776