Explores alternative concepts for structuring mission capability packages around which future mil. forces might be configured. It is a necessary & vital condition to be able to defeat, disarm, or neutralize an adversary's mil. power. It will apply a variety of approaches & techniques to achieve the necessary level of Shock & Awe (S&A) at the appropriate strategic & mil. leverage points. Chapters: Intro.; Background & Basis; S&A; Strategic, Policy, & Operational Appl'n.; An Outline for System Innovation & Technological Integration; & Future Directions. Appendices: Thoughts on Rapid Dominance, by Adm. Bud Edney; Defense Alternatives: Forces Required, by Gen. Chuck Horner; & Enduring Realities & Rapid Dominance, by Gen. Fred Franks.Ullman, Harlan K. is the author of 'Shock and Awe Achieving Rapid Dominance', published 1996 under ISBN 9780756741600 and ISBN 0756741602.