The twenty-first century will see the emergence of maritime powers that have the capacity and capability to challenge the U.S. Navy for control of the seas. Unfortunately, the Navy’s ability to react to emerging maritime powers’ rapid growth and technological advancement is constrained by its own planning, ac- quisition, and political processes. Introducing our own technology advances is hindered as well. .
Kline, Jeffrey E.
"Impacts of the Robotics Age on Naval Force Design,Effectiveness, and Acquisition,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 70
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol70/iss3/5