Future Operating Environment
Megacities: Urban Future, the Emerging ComplexityBy The Cove October 13, 2016
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The Intercept is a US-based investigative journalism site. Here they display a US DoD video entitled 'Megacities: Urban Future, the Emerging Complexity'. Increasing urbanisation is, almost without doubt, going to be key to our regional future which poses some important questions:
- How does this change the way we need to structure and fight?
- How do we 'find' in the most complex of urban terrains?
- Will a single city ever be of sufficient value for us to bear the cost of taking it?
For further reading, take a look at this 2012 paper by the well-known David Kilcullen - 'The Australian Army in the Urban, Networked Littoral'.