A Look at the 2030 Battlefield

Posted November 8, 2016 at 6:46am

National Defense Magazine reports that “for its 11th annual research-and-development issue, the staff of National Defense Magazine has identified four trends often mentioned by senior military leaders that will have an impact on the battlefields of tomorrow: fighting in anti-access, area denied scenarios; fighting in urban areas; operating in a world marked by climate change; and fighting in space.”

“While predicting the future can have many pitfalls, one safe bet might be that the military’s painfully slow acquisition system will remain so. The process to field the technologies needed to survive and win in these environments needs to begin soon.”