Air Force Captain John Boyd's mastery in tactical flying blossomed into a demonstration of expertise at the operational & strategic levels of warfare, paving the way for his famous Observe, Orient, Decide and Act (OODA) Loop. The OODA Loop is widely used today in business, athletic and military strategies, yet many fail to understand its significance in representing future conflict and the next generation of warfare.
IAP. Contemporary Military Topics: John Boyd, OODA Loop, Next Gen Warfare (MIT students, staff, faculty and affiliates only)
Lt. Col. Erick Gilbert
US Air Force, SSP Military Fellow 2016-17
January 19, 2017