Operasjon "Enduring freedom" - noen militær-teknologiske betraktninger om kampene i Afghanistan høsten 2001
This report discusses selected military technology issues which were important during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan 2001. The main elements pointing toward the future, were the use of UAVs, cruise missiles, precision munition, continuous ground surveillance, and network centric operations with special forces, airborne sensors and weapon platforms closely interlinked. Key satellite communications and navigation services were not interrupted to any significant degree. The increased military capabilities of USA due to recent introduction of new systems is underlined. Recent predictions made in Norway about important development trends in the military technology field seem to be justified.