• David Evans
Part of the RUSI Defence Studies Series book series (RUSIDS)


As noted in Chapter 9, the principle of flexibility has not been adopted by the armed forces of the United States. There was some thought that the principle of manoeuvre was simply an American adaptation of flexibility. However, an examination of the descriptions does not support this view. The descriptions of the United States Army, Navy and Air Force should be read before further consideration of this principle.


Positional Advantage American Adaptation Flexible Application Tactical Action Interrelated Dimension 
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© David Evans 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Evans
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  1. 1.Royal Australian Air Force, 1982–85Australia

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