SURPRISE OR INSTANTANEITY ASA PRINCIPLE OF WAR

Kalin GRADEV
2015 Security and Defence Quarterly  
The analysis of different military theories shows that the notions of "instantaneity" and "surprise" are frequently used as synonyms. Thus, in certain periods of the development of military science, in the works of different military analysts, as well as in the regulating documents, as principles of war we can encounter, at times, the term "instantaneity" and, at times, the term "surprise". One question arises: "Should these two terms be considered identical, bearing in mind their semantical
more » ... ximity, or is it necessary to seek differences in their essence and purpose in military science?"
doi:10.5604/23008741.1189427 fatcat:2uzustixffgizols2ofynz2vui