Offence vs. Defence

Technology that supports offensive weaponry can be

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Unformatted text preview: their capabilities 2 ways states can reveal intentions 1) offense/defense differentiation states can reveal their intentions through the types of arms they are purchasing. Technology that supports offensive weaponry can be distinguished from defensive weaponry (defensive weapon does not penetrate others’ borders ex. Anti- aircraft machine). Offense – making conquest easier. (weapons tend to be fast and armored) tank. Jervis says if only it were that easy, rarely clear distinction between offense/defense weapons. Ex. Make anti- aircraft machine mobile = offensive 2) offense or defense domina...
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