In the post-Cold War world, the United States must be diligent to ensure its military does not miss opportunities for improvement or focus on a single enemy. Continuous change must be institutionalized—as it is in today’s cutting-edge businesses. New weapons—like the proposed cruise-missile submarine—need to be evaluated with the distant future (and not just the present) in mind.
Business is going to change more in the next ten years than is has in the last 50. -Bill Gates