Technology, without the man who knows and is motivated to employ it, is useless. You can acquire the most sophisticated warfare technologies, but if you do not have the proper personnel, it is money wasted. The human factor is more essential than ever in the Army, where the combatant himself becomes a weapon system.
A new event format is unveiled. The general outline, for this first Defense Conference, will be the increase in military spending: the achievement of 2 percent of GDP, which has been demanded for years at the NATO level, must take place (according to the government and parliament) by 2028.
In its first Annual Defense Conference (July 13 in Rome), the Centro Studi Machiavelli wants to promote a debate on the theme, "Increasing Military Spending. Imagining the Defense of the Future."