Evaluating Defense Department Research

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This paper discusses briefly (1) the purposes of research directed toward support of the defense science and technology base and (2) criteria for judging government-supported, military oriented research portfolios. It will not cover, except tangentially, research into science and technology directed to civilian uses or the more advanced development phase of military weapons and systems.

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23 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. July 1990.

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This paper discusses briefly (1) the purposes of research directed toward support of the defense science and technology base and (2) criteria for judging government-supported, military oriented research portfolios. It will not cover, except tangentially, research into science and technology directed to civilian uses or the more advanced development phase of military weapons and systems.

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23 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Evaluating Defense Department Research, report, July 1990; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39657/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.