Accession Number:

ADA012309

Title:

China's Approach to Technology Acquisition: Part 1. The Aircraft Industry

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

89.0

Abstract:

This is Part I of a three-part study to examine how effectively the Peoples Republic of China utilizes the great reservoir of technology that is potentially available to it from the most advanced industrial countries. The report deals with the Chinese aircraft industry. It traces the successive stages of the industrys evolution and delineates the foreign contribution to its technological growth. The study illuminates Chinas technology acquisition strategy How that strategy evolved over the past twenty-odd years how it is linked to the process of technology diffusion within China and how Chinas present and future rate of high-technology advance is likely to depend upon outside contributions.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE