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New Conventional Weapons and Western Defence

By Ian Bellany, Tim Huxley Copyright 1987
    178 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Giving an overview of research and development in weaponry in the maritime and aviation sphere as well as land-based technology, this study looks forward to the effects of emerging innovations on defence policy-making.

    Military R&D and the civilian sector, Ian Bellany; technical innovation in the UK defence sector - three companies observed, Roger Hutton; problems for UK military R&D, Philip Gummett; weapons procurement -domestic production versus imports, Ron Smith, Jacques Fontanel; mew military technology and the northern and southern regions of NATO, Bruce George M.P., J. Arnold-Foster; new weapons technology and the defence policy of the British Labour Party, Dan Keohane; new conventional technology - the maritime sphere, John Pay; military aviation in the 21st century, M. van de Veen; airland battle and the application of new technology, Michael Clarke; the nuclear threshold in Europe and emerging technologies, Phil Williams; emerging technology - no conventional wisdom? Tim Huxley.


    Bellany, Ian; Huxley, Tim