Assessing the Potential for Civil-Military Integration: Technologies, Processes, and Practices Page: VII
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1 Summary and Findings 1
Congressional Interest 2
Some Critical Questions 4
Defining CM I 4
Sources of Segregation 5
Benefits of the Current System 6
Impetus for Change 6
Options for Congress 20
2 Three CMI Strategies 23
Strategy One: Readjustment 23
Strategy Two: Reform 31
Strategy Three: Restructuring 37
3 Integrating the Technology and
Industrial Base: Overview 43
Definition of Civil-Military integration 43
Current State of the Debate 50
Framing the Issue 52
4 Buying Commercial Goods
and Services 63
Current and Potential Use of Commercial Goods and
Policy Options To Increase Commercial Purchases 68
Benefits and Risks of Policies 94
Benefits Outweigh the Costs 98
5 Integrating Processes for Goods
and Services 101
The Current and Potential Use of Integrated
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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Assessing the Potential for Civil-Military Integration: Technologies, Processes, and Practices, report, September 1994; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39728/m1/7/: accessed February 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.