I think both from my reading and limited Military experience that it still comes down to the Service member's willingness to accomplish the mission,I think this has held through from the time of the Roman legionnaire to our current crop of warriors,technology can help and assist but without excellent training and leadership no high tech widgets in the world can win a battle or a war.
We were supposed to have hover cars by 2015 in "Back to the Future". Technology is advancing more slowly than some had envisioned but it is advancing at an accelerating rate. Cognitive Computing is begin to enable robots that can "think" and solve problems on their own. IoT sensors and cams everywhere feeding into massive cloud computing "brains". The advances are so startling it's beginning to cause some technologists to warn we could actually have a "Skynet" like problem sometime after 2030/40 or so.
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