Just as the lining up of two opposing armies across the battle field from each other has gone into the pages of history, so must the techniques and tactics that replaced that method.<quoted text>
Excellent point! It's kind of humorous if you think the old farts in the pentagon have to plan for the future technology when they have fought wars in the past.'Conventional' warfare is a fading memory
But I don't think it is in our foreseeable future that the military will not require men on the ground in some fashion. How they operate might change, but their presence will likely always be necessary.