(Army Times) You’ve probably heard some of this before. In the coming decades, the Army will have to prepare for high intensity conflict against enemies with similar weapons, in urban environments, facing the possibility of long periods without communication or helicopter support.
(C4ISRNET) The military is increasingly turning its attention to war in megacities and the issues that will bring.
By John Amble, Modern War Institute: “The world is urbanizing, and doing so quickly. By 2030, 60 percent of the global population will live in cities. At the same time, the U.S. military remains committed to maintaining the capability to conduct an immensely wide range of operations—from humanitarian assistance and noncombatant evacuation to security force assistance and high-intensity conflict.