The philosophy and fundamental methods are nonetheless the identical however the days of Solar Tzu and Carl von Clausewitz are out the window as the fashionable battlespace takes form. Positive there are nonetheless ways akin to use of decoys, deception and the ingredient of shock, however as we speak the SAM websites, cell missile launchers and anti-aircraft techniques are a few of the most refined applied sciences on the planet. However then once more so are our stealth fighters.
Certainly, all this possibly new to you, however it’s all too accustomed to me as a consequence of my upbringing because the son of a US Naval Aviator, Captain, Commanding Officer of a Squadron. Thus I ought to thank my father for his many tales about his 250 fight missions in an A-4 in Vietnam, whereas I used to be rising up. My father additionally taught me the right way to fly in our household non-public plane propelling my fascination in aeronautics and thus my curiosity in all plane, together with Unmanned Aerial Autos or UAVs.
At the moment, it’s fascinating how issues have modified in that quick 3-decade interval. And it has modified fairly a bit since my Grandfather (DK Winslow) made his contributions in analysis working with on the innovative applied sciences of his day: Radar, Ultrasound, Infrared, Microwave, Acoustic Transducers, and so on. with greater than 70 analysis papers in all.
At present my brother is a Pilot in Command of a C-130 within the USMC and thus my ideas on his security and our Nations Safety are fixed. The way forward for robotic warfare comes subsequent and it’s coming quick too. Robots killing robots and unmanned autos in search of out enemy combatants and killing them – excessive tech struggle is each bit as critical because it has ever been, its simply now the high-tech capabilities are out of this world.