Accession Number:

ADA399865

Title:

Preserving a Healthy and Competitive U.S. Defense Industry to Ensure our Future National Security

Descriptive Note:

Final briefing

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE SCIENCE BOARD WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

Our future national security needs require a strong industrial base to provide technologically excellent weapons and equipment at affordable prices. This in turn requires a competitive defense marketplace with financially sound companies that are able to attract excellent technical and management talent. To this end, the Task Force should Review DoD acquisition policiesregulations governing suppliers of military equipment. Determine if these policiesproceduresregulations supported or weakened rationaleconomical business practices Have they supported or weakened the technology capabilities of the defense industrial base Recommend near term remedial actions that can be implemented unilaterally by DoD or via legislation.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE