Cover: Economic planning and the military electronics industry.

Economic planning and the military electronics industry.

Published 1960

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A discussion of the role of the economist (1) in making overall evaluations of national economic conditions and corporate long-range planning activities, and (2) in using cost-sensitivity-analysis techniques to estimate the economic impact of alternative engineering designs, concepts of maintenance, logistics, training, and other operational deployment considerations. A decided challenge faces the engineer in evaluating the relative resource impact of alternative designs and the cost savings to be gained from improvements. The various disciplines must work together to realize sound system design and appropriate operational concept. 22 pp.

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