THE WHAT AND THE HOW ARE BOTH ESSENTIAL TO MUNITIONS PRODUCTION,
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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An overview of U. S. manufacturing industries indicates that the firms having the greatest manufacturing know-how are primarily interested in non-war goods and regard their occasional entries into the production of munitions as a necessary but undesirable sacrifice to patriotism. The conclusion is drawn that in order to get weapons at low cost and when they are needed, the production of munitions must be made stable enough and respectable enough to either a attract those who now have the knowhow into the business on a permanent basis or b create a new competitive industry which will create its own type of know-how.