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By Azriel Lorber

Technological failure effects while one aspect in a clash doesn't appreciate the capability influence of identified, or maybe primary, guns within the enemy’s arms. as a rule, such failure resulted from better officers’ lack of know-how or their overall false impression of the significance and relevance of such know-how and technological know-how in addition to in their software to struggle. Technological failure is usually the basis reason behind technological shock. whereas operational shock at the battlefield poses grave difficulties, technological shock is way extra critical, simply because, as Azriel Lorber explains, it frequently results in failures at the battlefield and is more challenging to get over. In too many situations, technological failure and shock stem from all-too-human features, equivalent to self-satisfaction, disdain for the adversary, obtuseness, and conservatism. simply because those qualities exhibit no facts of disappearing, political choice makers and armed forces commanders can be acutely aware that technological failure and technological shock may well ensue at any time.

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