TITLE

Ploughshares to Swords

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Electronic Defense;Aug2005, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on key issues pertaining to business opportunities in the defense industry citing relevant military policies. Sources of income from war by manufacturers and defense companies; Military spending and policies in the U.S.; Global military sales and purchases; Emergence of the military-industrial complex; Trends in the offshore production of military supplies.
ACCESSION #
18017120

 

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