European armaments collaboration : policy, problems and prospects /
Ron Matthews.
Chur, Switzerland ; Philadelphia : Harwood Academic Publishers, c1992.
viii, 203 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Chur, Switzerland ; Philadelphia : Harwood Academic Publishers, c1992.
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Includes bibliograpical references (p. 176-188) and index.
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Table of Contents
Backgroundp. 1
Variations on a Theme of Uncertaintyp. 6
NATO's Evolving Defence-Industrial Milieup. 9
Political Turbulence: NATO Consensus vs Intra-European Collaborationp. 16
Appropriate Level of Defencep. 20
Historyp. 27
The First Phase: European Rehabilitationp. 27
The Second Phase: Political and Economic Growing Painsp. 34
The Third Phase: Preparing for Europeanisationp. 38
NATO Policyp. 43
The European Community: Defence Implications of 1992p. 48
Overview of Principlesp. 51
Imperatives for Collaborationp. 51
Cost Reductionp. 52
Cost Savings in Practicep. 63
The Military Imperativep. 64
Europe's Developing Defence Industriesp. 67
Defining the DIBp. 67
Problems of Dual-Use Technologyp. 70
Defence-Industrial Structurep. 74
Major Defence Playersp. 75
Europe's Defence Industry: Engines of Growthp. 79
Cultivating Defence-Industrial Capabilityp. 89
European Defence-Industrial Structurep. 95
Primary Issuesp. 96
The Trend towards Euro Defence-Industrial Concentrationp. 100
Changing Market Structuresp. 109
Micro-Management Anomaliesp. 111
Weaving DDI Nations into the Collaborative Frameworkp. 116
US Attitudesp. 124
US Collaborative Policyp. 124
The Triad of Initiativesp. 126
Increasing the Cooperative Momentump. 130
Transatlantic Cooperation: Some Obstaclesp. 134
Europeanism: 1922p. 141
Reversing down the Cooperative Channel?p. 143
Practicep. 149
Economics and the Demagogy of Cost-Savingsp. 149
Increased Costs Through:p. 152
Delaysp. 152
Compromisep. 154
Cancellation and Withdrawalp. 156
Other Considerationsp. 157
Warsaw Pact Defence Market: Disentangling Fact from Fictionp. 158
Review and Prognosisp. 164
Arms Collaboration in a Changing Strategic Environmentp. 165
Demand: Emerging Collaborative Opportunitiesp. 166
Supply: The 1990s Defence-Industrial Scenep. 168
Policy Implications: 'Plus ca Change. Tout est la Meme Chose'p. 171
References and Notesp. 176
Appendix Ap. 189
Indexp. 197
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