Probing beneath the stable surface of the political and economic environment for defense spending, this book reveals pressures for change and conflict in Congress, the news media, and the defense industry. It shows how fewer Congressional districts are getting larger shares of the Pentagon pie and questions whether new weapons help preserve the defense industry.dustry.20 1n the military market that defense firms are used to, unit prices are extremely high. Nearly every new combatant costs a billion dollars. Many are more expensive. American yards did not build large commercial ships after subsidiesanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Changing Dynamics of U.S. Defense Spending|
|Author||:||Leon V. Sigal|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1999-01-01|