Production strategy holds defense technology edge
Defense contractors have been adapting to the shrinking military and aerospace markets by pursuing dual-use technologies and by downsizing. Given this dual-use focus and the fact that much military aerospace expertise does not readily lend itself to civilian product lines, research and development (R&D) investment for national defense systems may suffer. If unchecked, this trend may erode the US Armed Forces` technological edge.
Steven R. Jost and James T. Doyle
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