After the Cold War: Living With Lower Defense Spending

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This report focuses on ways to handle the dislocation of workers and communities that is, to some degree, inevitable in the defense cutback. It opens a discussion of how defense technologies might be converted to commercial applications. The second and final report of the assessment will continue that discussion and will concentrate on opportunities to channel human and technological resources into building a stronger civilian economy.

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238 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. February 1992.

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This report focuses on ways to handle the dislocation of workers and communities that is, to some degree, inevitable in the defense cutback. It opens a discussion of how defense technologies might be converted to commercial applications. The second and final report of the assessment will continue that discussion and will concentrate on opportunities to channel human and technological resources into building a stronger civilian economy.

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238 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. After the Cold War: Living With Lower Defense Spending, report, February 1992; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc40006/: accessed February 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.