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Thursday, May 10, 2018

The myth of the 'game-changer' weapon | Asia Times

And this is the problem with the whole “game-changer” argument when it comes to “new and amazing” weapons: They actually rarely tip the balance in war. They may be new and they may be amazing, but in the end they are just one tool in a rather large toolbox comprising the whole operational art of war fighting.


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The Spifire & Hurricane, the Chain Home radar stations, and the Command and Control system introduced to co-ordinate them. Undoubtedly a game-changer, surely?

The German U-boat fleet was damn near a game-changer too.

Posted by: dearieme | May 10, 2018 1:19:11 PM