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International Military Aerospace Collaboration
Case Studies in Domestic and Intergovernmental Politics

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ISBN 9780415791748
December 19, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2000. An examination of the most important international military aerospace collaboration programs of the past decade. Each chapter analyzes a particular collaborative project as well as developments within the relevant national aerospace industries. Several issues are addressed in each of the case studies: 1. The major reasons for cooperation and the major players in the decision making process; 2. The major political, economic and bureaucratic challenges facing military aerospace collaboration and how they have been resolved; 3. The bargains struck between national governments and how, and to what extent, domestic bureaucratic politics between aerospace industries, labour unions, the military and government organizations influence the final agreement; 4. The lessons learned from these case studies applied to future collaborative projects. Conclusions are drawn from a comparative analysis of the case studies and predicts future trends for international military aerospace cooperation.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, David S. Sorenson and Pia Christina Wood; U.S.-Japan co-development of the FSX, Michael Jonathan Green; U.S. - Korea aerospace collaboration and the Korean Fighter project, Kongdan Oh; The never-ending story: Germany, Great Britain and the politics of the Eurofighter, Pia Christina Wood; The Saab AS Gripen: from cooperation to collaboration, Martin Edmonds; Canada, Finland and the Hornet Strike Fighter, Lauren Holland; Old rivals attempt collaboration: Russia, Ukraine, Germany and the An-70, Corliss A. Tacosa; Russian-Chinese military cooperation: the SU-27 project and arms sales, George E. Hudson; Peace Onyx: a story of Turkish F-16 co-operation, Michael Robert Hickok; Israel, the United States and the F-151 Thunder program, David S. Sorenson.

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’...extremely easy to read and is highly recommended for anyone wishing to understand the determining factors of current and future aircraft procurement.’ Air International ’For all involved in the defence business, the book will greatly repay the time and effort of those who read it.’ The Aerospace Professional