Some Suggested Changes in Research and Development Strategy and Their Implications for Contracting.

by Thomas K. Glennan, Jr.

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Suggestions for possible changes in the R&D process, based on a number of case studies of AF development projects. Special attention is given to advanced experimental hardware or prototype developments. The author defines these and suggests certain shifts in emphasis, with their advantages. The necessary changes in military contracting procedures to incorporate them are covered.

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