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The Art of Military Innovation

Lessons from the Israel Defense Forces

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$35.00 • £29.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674660052

Publication Date: 10/10/2023

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288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Raising an Army under Fire
  • 2. How Scarcity Can Force Innovation
  • 3. A Youthful Officer Corps
  • 4. Innovation from Below
  • 5. A Reserve Army of Innovators
  • 6. A Different Military–Industrial Complex
  • 7. High-Speed Development: From Missile Boats to Iron Dome
  • 8. IDF Women as Innovators
  • 9. Military Doctrine and Innovation
  • 10. From Triumph to Failure in the Air, 1967 and 1973
  • 11. Airpower Restored with a Technological Leap
  • 12. Elite Units: The Mass Production of Military Excellence
  • 13. Military Entrepreneurs and Special Forces
  • 14. The Armored Corps: Discipline and Technological Improvisation
  • 15. Why the Merkava Is Different
  • 16. Units 8200 and 81
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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