DH-044: Defense Laboratories and Military Capability: Headed for a BRACdown?

DH-044By: Michael L. Marshall

The author asks the following question: With industry cutting back on R&D investment, especially in basic research and areas with little or no commerical payoff, can the private sector be depended upon to fund and perform the technical work needed to transform warfighting capability away from Cold War legacy systems and toward the high-tech solutions needed to combat terrorism?

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