Armament System of the Future Battlefield Being a Challenge for Security
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019, Pages: 165-169
Received: Sep. 5, 2019; Accepted: Sep. 25, 2019; Published: Oct. 12, 2019
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Waldemar Krzton, Department of Security Science, Faculty of Management, Rzeszow University of Technology, Rzeszow, Poland
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Abstract
The 21st century gave rise to numerous new processes in the development of war art. Some people call this phenomenon a technological revolution in the armed forces. Its essence lies in the emergence of new complex combat systems based on scientific achievements in the field of new technologies, computer science and electronics. The development of modern technology leads to new technical solutions and they change the nature of future armed conflicts and wars. Technology and war become even more complicated and the wars of the future will be complex and ambiguous. Those two kinds of development processes – technological development and war – depend on each other more than ever. The armed forces will use new technologies in armament. The new technologies will change future battlefield fundamentally and will allow soldiers to gain an advantage over the opponent as well as to decrease the risk significantly. New technologies used in conflicts will influence the future security. The aim of the article is to try to predict the use of state-of-the-art weaponry on the future battlefield, based on scientific achievements in the field of state-of-the-art technologies, computer science and electronics. It is synthetic, it is a proposal to look at future armament of potential armed conflicts and war.
Keywords
Security, Defence, Armed Conflict, War, Armament, Armed Forces
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Waldemar Krzton, Armament System of the Future Battlefield Being a Challenge for Security, Humanities and Social Sciences. Special Issue: Security Threats and Challenges of Modern World - Social and Cultural Dimension. Vol. 7, No. 5, 2019, pp. 165-169. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20190705.13
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