Accession Number : ADA288792

Title :   The Politics of Naval Innovation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 1993-1994,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI CENTER FOR NAVAL WARFARE STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Hayes, Bradd C. ; Smith, Douglas V.

PDF Url : ADA288792

Report Date : 01 AUG 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 112

Abstract : This study examines how innovations in technology and doctrine can help trigger revolutions in military affairs by studying historical cases of how technologically advanced systems found their way from the drawing board to the fleet. The cases studied are the Tomahawk cruise missile and the Aegis combat system. The research analyzes the advocacy techniques used to advance these systems and does so through a combined political science/organizational theory lens.

Descriptors :   *WEAPON SYSTEMS, *PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, MILITARY STRATEGY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, MILITARY DOCTRINE, NAVY, CASE STUDIES, CRUISE MISSILES, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, MILITARY RESEARCH, SHIP DEFENSE SYSTEMS, NAVAL PLANNING, FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Government and Political Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Information Science
      Information Science
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE