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Warfare Generations – Conventional and Unconventional in Warfare Evolution
Warfare Generations – Conventional and Unconventional in Warfare Evolution

Author(s): Cosmina-Andreea Neculcea
Subject(s): Security and defense, Military policy
Published by: Centrul tehnic-editorial al armatei
Keywords: generations; conventional; unconventional; evolution; change;
Summary/Abstract: The current article highlights the evolution of warfare generations and how the conventional/ unconventional relationship has changed over time. Looking from this perspective, for the t ime being, no paradigm allows a complete comparative analysis of the armed confrontations. As the humankind has evolved, the conflict has known a continuous evolution, the nature of warfare being in a perpetual transformation and adaptation to the evolution of technology. The change consists of the fact that the quantitative dimension has decreased in importance, in relation to the qualitative dimension, and information has taken the place of firepower. The information field has become the main battlefield, and remote actions, without direct contact, have become the main means of achieving objectives. In this article, the evolution of warfare is presented in several distinct phases, also called generations. Therefore, each age corresponds to a warfare generation, grouped based on certain common features

  • Page Range: 310-317
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: English