At least since medieval expert Lynn White’s controversial argument that the stirrup was responsible for the demise of feudalism, historians have high- lighted the seminal role of technology in social change. Paul Gillespie’s com- pelling, compact history of precision guided munitions (PGMs) is unlikely to raise such an acrimonious debate, but he has provided a valuable contribution to the study of technology and society and, more specifically, to the rapidly growing body of literature concerning the “revolution in military affairs.”
"Weapons of Choice: The Development of Precision Guided Munitions,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 60
, Article 20.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol60/iss3/20