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Title:
Swarming & the future of conflict
Author:
Arquilla, John.
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Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
ix, 98 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"DB-311-OSD" -- back cover.

"Sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense."

"National Defense Research Institute."
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1470 Lexile.
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ISBN:
9780833028853
Format :
Book

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Summary

Swarming is a seemingly amorphous, but deliberately structured, co-ordinated and strategic way to perform military strikes from all directions. This study examines the benefits - and also the costs and risks - of engaging in a doctrinal change in the military to this method.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. iii
Summaryp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Chapter 2 Evolution of Military Doctrinep. 7
Chapter 3 Instances of Swarmingp. 25
Chapter 4 Design Elements and Challengesp. 45
Chapter 5 Toward a "battleswarm" Doctrinep. 75
Bibliographyp. 89

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