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EFFECTS-BASED OPERATIONS : NOT SIMPLE , BUT NECESSARY By / par Lieutenant-Colonel

@inproceedings{Neill2002EFFECTSBASEDO,
  title={EFFECTS-BASED OPERATIONS : NOT SIMPLE , BUT NECESSARY By / par Lieutenant-Colonel},
  author={D. J. Neill},
  year={2002}
}
Related to current views of fundamental transformation or ‘revolution in military affairs’ (RMA), the concept of effects-based operations (EBO) has been proposed as a means to transcend the focus on the destruction of enemy forces that is implicit in current attritionist or annihilation-oriented approaches to warfare. This paper proposes that the limitations inherent in current targeting doctrine can be overcome through an evolved concept of EBO. After a brief assessment of targeting issues… Expand
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