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Katherine McIntire Peters

Deputy Editor Katherine is deputy editor of Government Executive Media Group, a division of Atlantic Media, where she oversees editorial coverage for GovExec.com and Government Executive magazine. She previously was executive editor of Nextgov.
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Split Decision

October 1, 1999 kpeters@govexec.com rom the siege of Troy to the battle of Mogadishu, confusion has been an abiding feature of military operations. No wonder then, that in this age of technological revolution, military planners are turning to new technologies to address a problem as old as warfare itself. Besides building more lethal...

Future Fleet

September 1, 1999 uring an experiment in March to test the Navy's ability to respond to an insurgency in a nation friendly to the United States, the greatest threat to the service's powerful combatant ships didn't come from other ships. Instead, the biggest problem was defending against divers attempting to attach explosives to...

Charting a Cautious Course

August 15, 1999 kpeters@govexec.com wo trends are shaping up to define the Navy's future: an increasing number and variety of military threats, and a decreasing number of ships and shipbuilders to respond to those threats. It's a combination that worries service leaders. Shipbuilding has fallen to its lowest rate since 1939. Because the...

Controlling Costs On Several Fronts

August 15, 1999 kpeters@govexec.com ersonnel cuts, budget cuts and an ambitious modernization program converged in the skies over Yugoslavia this spring when Air Force pilots flying decades-old aircraft began running low on precision-guided missiles. In the past 10 years, the Air Force has seen its budget, troop levels and stocks of spare parts...

Grave New World

August 15, 1999 kpeters@govexec.com vents over the last 12 months have served as a poignant primer for military planners struggling to define and prioritize service modernization goals. From missile launches in North Korea and Iran, terrorist attacks on embassies in Africa, nuclear testing on the Indian subcontinent, cyberattacks against Defense computer systems worldwide,...

Modernization Plans in Jeopardy

August 15, 1999 kpeters@govexec.com t's a situation that leaves Army officials frustrated and feeling unfairly treated. Many believe the Defense budget process favors expensive, high-profile programs pursued by other military services over the less glamorous but more practical needs of the Army. The proof of the bias is in the numbers, Army officials...

Losing Ground

August 1, 1999 kpeters@govexec.com t took the Army less than 100 hours to rout Iraqi forces from Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War eight years ago. To observers, it was a stunning display of the service's technological prowess and might; to Army leaders, it was a validation of the way the service equips...

Ready for Takeoff

June 1, 1999 en Aerospace Expeditionary Forces form the backbone of the Air Force's plan to transform itself into a lighter, more lethal, rapidly deployable force. Each AEF will include a similar package of units from across the Air Force that can be tailored to respond to a range of needs, from disaster...

Flight Check

June 1, 1999 hese should be heady days for the Air Force. From Baghdad to Belgrade, air power has shown itself to be America's weapon of choice in a world no longer shaped by the standoff between the United States and the Soviet Union. But any celebration of the central role of air...

FAIR Play

May 1, 1999 t's a process, which is to say it's better than not having a process," says a Defense official of the way the Defense Department conducts public-private competitions. His tepid endorsement is echoed throughout the department. But Defense officials' grudging acceptance of Office of Management and Budget's Circular A-76, the document...

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