Cover: On the brink

On the brink

Published 1959

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An outline of the ever-expanding scope of operations-research activity applied to aircraft, missile, and space systems. The search for preferred operational concepts is considered as a promising area for operations research in the future. Several suggestions are made for improving the effectiveness of operations research performed by the aero-space industries. Problem areas deserving concentrated operations-research effort by the space industry are also discussed.

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