Accession Number:

AD0477017

Title:

POLICIES FOR MILITARY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA SANTA MONICA United States

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Report Date:

1965-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The military research and development program must provide the United States with the capability to produce weapons which are needed or may be needed to support the needs of National Security. At any point in time, the total RD program encompasses efforts to improve existing forces, develop specific new equipment, and explore technologies which may be useful to future forces. More specifically, the objectives of the program can be viewed as To carry on the development of weapon systems required to meet the current military needs of our armed forces To expand the technological alternatives available to meet future needs of national security To provide along with non-military research a basis for understanding the implications of technological activities of our enemies and To provide technological inputs to the planning process of the military services.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE