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Science Fiction:
Visioning the Future of Warfare 2030-2050
U.S. Army TRADOC Mad Scientist Initiative

Table of Contents
Executive Summary .......................................................................................................................................................3
Patrolling in the Infosphere ...........................................................................................................................................5
Among the Apple Trees ...............................................................................................................................................15
Boudicca ......................................................................................................................................................................26
CARETAKER ..................................................................................................................................................................37
Cultural Support Team .................................................................................................................................................47
The Defense of Gipper’s Twist .....................................................................................................................................59
MOOSE MUSSTARD .....................................................................................................................................................72
Something Old, Something New by Darren Carter ......................................................................................................80
The Weapons of World War Four ................................................................................................................................89
Memories of Cordite, Sinew, and Steel in a Non-Binary Future ................................................................................100
Beginning Morning Nautical Twilight ........................................................................................................................110
DONOVIAN DROP ......................................................................................................................................................121
Every Day Is The Day It Changes ................................................................................................................................132
Gods of Olympus .......................................................................................................................................................138
A Night on the Town ..................................................................................................................................................149
PYONGYANG STYLE: The Second Korean War ..........................................................................................................159
Sucker Punch! ............................................................................................................................................................169
The Army’s Guardian Angels......................................................................................................................................178
The More Things Change ...........................................................................................................................................188
The Platoon Battle Group ..........................................................................................................................................195
The Turkish Emergency of 2042 ................................................................................................................................203
What World May Come .............................................................................................................................................211
Where Angels Fear ....................................................................................................................................................221

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