‘Underground’ May Be the U.S. Military’s Next Warfighting Domain by Patrick Tucker - Defense One
The U.S. military is considering adding a new warfighting domain to U.S. military doctrine: the underground realm, said the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
“Subterranean is something we are going to have to contend with in the future. You look at the electrical systems…control systems, control grids,” Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley said Tuesday at the Defense One Technology Summit in Washington, D.C.
The domains currently include land, sea, air, space, and cyber — the latter added in 2012. Adding another would reshape spending and strategy…