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Providing the Means of War: Historical Perspectives on Defense Acquisition, 1945-2000

Title:
Providing the Means of War: Historical Perspectives on Defense Acquisition, 1945-2000
Format:
Hardcover
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GPO Stock Number:
008-029-00414-3
ISBN:
9780160723810
Description

Based on the papers presented at an acquisition history symposium called "Providing the Means of War" held on 10-12 September 2001. Provides a way for the acquisition community to learn about the past and illuminate our understanding of contemporary and future issues. Looks at case histories from the Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as from the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Shows that the acquisition process is a shared burden, with both private industry and the American government having important roles to play. L.C. card 2005042041. CMH Pub. 70-87-1. First Printing. General Editor: Shannon A. Brown. Thirteen digit ISBN: 9780160723810.

Audience

Military and weapons historians, members of the military, civilian contractors, governmental policymakers and Defense department staff/contractors, and anyone with a need or desire to learn about the history of U.S. weapon acquisition will find this a useful publication.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$4.25
International Price:
$5.95
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History and Industrial College of the Armed Forces
Author:
  • Brown, Shannon A..
Year/Pages:
2005: 411 p.; ill.
Notes:
NB1309
Key Phrases:
  • Center of Military History Publication 70 87 1
  • Symposium on Providing the Means of War: Historical Perspectives on Defense Acquisition, 1945-2000, Held September 10-12, 2001
  • Historical Perspectives on Defense Acquisition
  • Defense Acquisition
  • Military History
  • Army History
SuDocs Class:
D 114.2:w 27
Weight:
1.75
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Cover:
Cloth
Subject Bibliography:
059NA
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
10/28/2004
Last Status Update:
11/14/2017
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