09 April 2020

Technology-Enabled Mission Command: Keeping up with the (John Paul) Joneses

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Editor’s note: This is Part 2 in a series on command philosophies and command technologies. The first article, “Technology-Enabled Mission Command: Keeping up with the (John Paul) Joneses,” can be found here .On 16 January 1778, American commissioners in Paris issued the following order to Captain John Paul Jones:After equipping the Ranger in the best manner for the cruise you propose, that you proceed with her in the manner you shall judge best for distressing the enemies of the United States, [...]