Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Paul K. Davis.|
|Contributions||Davis, Paul K., 1943-, Rand Corporation.|
|LC Classifications||U153 .N48 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 769 p. :|
|Number of Pages||769|
|LC Control Number||94009770|
New challenges for defense planning: rethinking how much is enough. [Paul K Davis; Rand Corporation.;] -- This book is a collection of essays by senior defense analysts at RAND, all of whom have been deeply involved in post-Cold War defense planning studies for the Department of Defense. Strategy and Defence Planning: Meeting the Challenge of Uncertainty explores and examines why and how security communities prepare purposefully for their future author explains that defence planning is the product of interplay among political process, historical experience, and Cited by: 8. This book frames the challenges for defense policy that the transformed world engenders, and it sketches new tools for dealing with those challenges — from new techniques in modeling and gaming, to planning based on capabilities rather than threats, to personnel planning and making use of “best practices” from the private by: Some two dozen chapters here cover a variety of subjects, from the principles of systems analysis to its applications in strategic, operational, and logistical planning. The quality varies, of course, but the chief interest of the book lies in what it reveals of the mentality of RAND, which shaped the Aspin Pentagon and carries no less weight there today.
Strategy and Defence Planning: Meeting the Challenge of Uncertainty explores and examines why and how security communities prepare purposefully for their future defence. The author explains that defence planning is the product of interplay among political process, historical experience, and the logic of strategy. The theory of strategy best reveals both the nature and the working of defence. Planning for defence is one of the most complex functions of a government. It begins with an appreciation of the international security environment, the global political, social, economic and military forces at work, and takes into account long-term . Challenges in Defence Planning its international power, influence and economy were growing. Uncertainties in Bangladesh and Nepal required us to be vigilant for fall-out effects. There were problems in the north-east of insurgent groups exploiting the ethnic ties and jungles in Myanmar, and the destabilising spill-over effects. The Food Defense Plan is implemented when the defense measures in the plan are in place and used as intended. Key elements of an effective plan implementation include assigning responsibilities, training staff, conducting drills, developing contact lists, and checking any recall plan. Once the Food Defense Plan has been written, answer the.
The US needs to make fundamental changes in the way it develops its strategy, and its long term defense planning, programming and budgeting. The need for these changes is analyzed in two new studies by the Burke Chair. They include: The Coming Challenges in Defense Planning. 27 process in USA and UK as leading NATO countries are considered. The third chapter is dedicated to the defence planning in transitional countries. The Romanian defence planning system is presented as a example of a relatively successful defence planning systems among the new NATO countries. The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order and the re-emergence of long-term, strategic competition between Size: KB. to-read ( people), non-fiction (8 people), mountaineering (6 people), travel (5 people), currently-reading (4 people), nonfiction (4 people), mountain.