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Author: Andrew F. Krepinevich Jr.
Reviewed by Zachery Tyson Brown, defense analyst, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Andrew F. Krepinevich has questions for policymakers when it comes to emerging technologies and warfare. In The Origins of Victory: How Disruptive Military Innovation Determines the Fates of Great Powers, Krepinevich asks: How do states gain advantages in military competition during periods of disruptive change? How are developmental technologies best incorporated into legacy military structures? Or are entirely new structures necessary?
technology, innovation, World War II, Vietnam, German Reichswehr, British Royal Navy
Defense and Security Studies
Zachery Tyson Brown,
Book Review: The Origins of Victory: How Disruptive Military Innovation Determines the Fates of Great Powers ( US Army War College Press, 2023),