The Pentagon cannot afford to “think rich,” and it cannot afford to proceed with a modernization program oriented to meeting only today’s challenges. Yet the Pentagon may be doing precisely that. It must determine the mix of systems required to operate effectively against future threats; experimentation provides an indispensable means for answering questions about those threats.
Krepinevich, Andrew F. Jr.
Naval War College Review: Vol. 54
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol54/iss1/6