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Some military aspects of supersonic transports

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A discussion of military air transport and of the circumstances in which it may be desirable to procure supersonic transports. This 1958 study attempts to show that a decision to spend military research and development funds on a supersonic transport was one based on an evaluation of the relative importance of conflicting extra-economic factors and that a development decision would not be necessary for several years unless national prestige were of overriding importance.

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