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The impact of defense downsizing, conversion, and dual-use initiatives on defense contractors

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and ... Third Congress, first session, June 10, 1993

by United States

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Number of Pages125
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Open LibraryOL7370220M
ISBN 10016041346X
ISBN 109780160413469

Based on intensive interviews with industrial and regional actors, this article shows that in two smaller European countries, Belgium and the Netherlands, regional defense conversion efforts have. From the previous peak in defense spending in FY to the FY budget request, defense spending grew by 37 percent in real terms compared to percent real growth in GDP over the same period. As a result, the total defense budget as a percent of GDP has fallen from to percent over that time period because the denominator (GDP.

nership and aggressively push dual-use and defense conversion initiatives to dampen the shock when the DoD's con-tractors switch to commerical-oriented goods and services. The idea is credible—aiding the conversion of defense firms, fostering technologies and incorporating them into commercial products. If conversion is.   The biggest impediment to conversion is the "Iron Triangle," 1 that triumvirate of large defense contractors, the Pentagon, and Congress that has actively resisted even modest conversion initiatives over the last decade. The power of the Iron Triangle is considerable: It is fortified by an ideological climate that repudiates an activist.

  CSIS seeks to understand policy changes and their impacts on the defense industry, the acquisition process, and defense innovation. This work focuses on defense reform, its effects on U.S. security strategy, and its implications for change around the world. This research is led by the International Security Program and the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group (DIIG), with. The impact of defense downsizing, conversion, and dual-use initiatives on defense contractors: hearings before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, J by United States (Book).


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The Impact of Defense Downsizing, Conversion, and Dual-use Initiatives on Defense Contractors: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth. The impact of defense downsizing, conversion, and dual-use initiatives on defense contractors: hearings before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, J The Impact of Defense Downsizing, Conversion, and Dual-Use Initiatives on Defense Contractors (hearing before the Economic Growth and Credit Formation Subcommittee of the House Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs Subcommittee, 10 June ),pp.

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U.S Cited by: 8. Pages, E.R.,'Weathering the Defense Transition: A Business Based ApproachConversion', BENS Special Report, an appendix in 'Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Economic Growthand Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs House of Representatives, The Impact of Defense Downsizing, Conversion, and Dual Use.

– Defense Science Board Streamlining Task Force – Defense Acquisition Reform Initiatives Defense Conversion—Jacques S. Gansler Reexamining Military Acquisition Reform—Rand Corporation Comparative History of DoD Management Reform, Naval Post Graduate School Office of the Secretary of Defense Acquisition.

Conversion issues are also considered as part of industrial adjustment policies. In chap Dr. Braddon then investigates the regional impact of the defense industries and sector on employment, output, and growth.

The Department of Defense released its Digital Modernization Strategy on J This strategy will guide the DOD Information Technology DOD.

States defense articles, services and training through the FMS program. This program also purchases the training package for countries participating in the United States-sponsored African Crisis Response Initiative (ACRI).

Coun-tries receive annual allocations form the Department of State. The Department of Defense, the Defense Security. Contracts. Contracts valued at $7 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Department of Defense’s Use of Contractors to Support Military Operations Congressional Research Service Summary Throughout its history, the Department of Defense (DOD) has relied on contractors to support a wide range of military operations.

Operations over the last thirty years have highlighted the. While this conversion funding has assisted businesses and, to a lesser extent, workers to move into civilian work, the timing, focus, and funding levels have been inadequate to offset the huge impact of defense budget reductions.

Compared to the cold war peak in the s, the overall defense budget for was cut by one-third. A key concept for the conversion of Defense Department funds is the research and development of "dual use" tech- nology: that is, technologies that have defense as well as commercial application. The focus for the TRP program funding is on technology development, technology deploy- ment or manufacturing extension, and manufacturing edu- cation.

FMS may not cure defense downsizing, but they loom large in the US defense industry's future. In FMS sales were a staggering $ billion.

Although foreign military sales have declined in the past three years, in they were $ billion, making these sales a significant factor in US defense industry planning.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Open Catalog Other Initiatives. The Learning Registry. The Learning Registry is a joint project between the U.S. Department of Education and DoD to provide an infrastructure that enables the public to discover and use the learning resources held by various federal agencies and international.

Defense Acquisition Reform: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service Summary The Department of Defense (DOD) relies extensively on contractors to equip and support the U.S.

military in peacetime and during military operations, obligating more than $ billion on contracts in FY This compendium provides brief descriptive summaries of established programs, new legislation, and other initiatives that are relevant for DoD downsizing.

Many Federal, state, and local economic-oriented assistance programs that currently exist or are being planned, which can be.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EFFICIENCY INITIATIVES OVERVIEW. The specific efficiency initiatives for the Department of Defense are summarized as follows: FY Army Efficiencies 2, 29, Navy Efficiencies 4, 35, Air Force Efficiencies 3, 33,   The U.S.

Department of Defense provides the military power needed to protect the United States. It maintainsfacilities at 4, sites on 25 million acres. It has more office space than Manhattan.

It maintainsvehicles, more than 5, aircraft, and ships. sponses to defense downsizing. WHAT WE FOUND OUT ABOUT IT All case study firms felt the impact of defense spending declines, al-though not necessarily in the same proportions.

To date, most sup-pliers have survived the reductions by shaving their work forces, in-creasing their productivity, or expanding into commercial markets.The Defense Department's dual-use technology strategy is a response to these new realities.

Building on the foundation of federal acquisition reform, this strategy is designed to eliminate the barriers created over the years between the commercial and defense industries.

The goal is to leverage the advanced technologies and efficient production.This Department of Defense (DoD) Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan outlines the implementation of the President’s Executive Order (EO ) on establishing a coordinated Government-wide initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in the Federal workforce.

EO directs executive departments and agencies to develop and.