Cover: Problems of planning and decision in military R&D

Problems of planning and decision in military R&D

Published 1964

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The general problems of planning and management of military research and development can be broken down into specific issues amenable to disciplined thinking. The paper stresses that there is a special need for analytical techniques appropriate to the application of such thinking, and suggests some policy, planning and decision topics in military R&D that would respond to analytical clarification. 10 pp.

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