Rumsfeld Advisers Recommend Enhanced Vigilance Against 'Disruptive' Threats

By Jason Sherman / February 14, 2006 at 5:00 AM
An influential advisory panel to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has recommended the Pentagon improve its capacity to detect "disruptive" technologies that adversaries could use to negate the U.S. military's high-tech advantage. The Defense Science Board, in a study conducted last year and completed this month, calls for modest organizational changes within the Office of the Secretary of Defense and an increased institutional focus on revolutionary technologies that could be paired with military innovation to fundamentally alter long-established concepts of warfare...

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