War: What is IT good for?

Part One:

Canada’s military faces steep costs for IT makeover
11/1/2004 5:00:00 PM – Defence R&D Canada explores a handful of technologies to prepare our armed forces for rapidly

evolving security needs. Can we afford them?

Part Two:

The digitization of the battlefield
11/2/2004 5:00:00 PM – Network-centric warfare could speed decision-making and avoid “”friendly fire”” incidents. Experts debate whether it’s enough to lift the fog of war

Part Three:

The autonomic army
11/3/2004 5:00:00 PM – Intelligent software systems could put machines on the front lines instead of human beings, but analysts wonder whether killer robots are the military’s best solution

Part Four:

Weapons of microelectronic destruction
11/4/2004 5:00:00 PM – In an age of global terrorism, directed energy may represent the kind of adaptive technology Defence R&D Canada needs. Find out where it might appear outside the military

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