Accession Number:

ADA231194

Title:

Report to Congress on the Defense Industrial Base: Critical Industries Planning

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (PRODUCTION AND LOGISTICS) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

162.0

Abstract:

This report on Department of Defense DoD actions to improve the industrial base of the United States was prepared by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition in response to the requirements of subsection 842c of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1990. The report documents DoDs progress in carrying out the key functions of the Defense Industrial Base Office and in identifying and analyzing industries that are important to U.S. national security. The defense industrial base includes government and privately owned plants and equipment as well as government and private technology development efforts. The defense industrial base is both large and complex. Industries That Support Critical Technologies Air-Breathing Propulsion, Composite Materials, Machine Intelligence and Robotics, Passive Sensors, Photonics, Semiconductor Materials and Microelectronic Circuits, Sensitive Radars, Superconductivity, Biotechnology Materials and Processes, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Data Fusion, High Energy Density Materials, Hypervelocity Projectiles, Parallel Computer Architectures, Pulsed Power, Signal Processing, Signature Control, Simulation and Modeling, Software Producibility, and Weapon System Environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE