John Boyd – The Man and His Contributions

From Pointer, the Journal of the Singapore Armed Forces


John Boyd was a first-rate fighter pilot, engineer and scholar. The intellectual leader of the US Military Reform Movement, he sacrificed his career (‘retired’ as Colonel) for his beliefs and theories on manoeuvrability, Manoeuvre Warfare and OODA loop (Observe, Orient, Decide and Act), which have truly passed the test of time. His arduous journey to accomplish these provides fruitful reflections for the SAF’s current transformational efforts.

Read the complete article in Pointer.

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