The character of conflict is changing rapidly. Against this background, Tim Sweijs and Frank Bekkers of The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies were asked by the Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA), to specifically identify promising new or to be renewed capabilities for the RNLA with a time horizon of 10-15 years into the future.
This research project resulted in the report “Playing to your Strengths: A Different Perspective on Future Capabilities for the Royal Netherlands Army”. The report has been used in the preparation of the Future Vision for the Royal Netherlands Army, Security through Foresight, which describes the lines of development with a time horizon of up to 2030.
Militaire Spectator, the magazine for the Dutch armed forces, looks at six new capability development themes from the report.
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