. "1. Introduction." Review of the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Infrastructure and Aerospace Engineering Disciplines to Meet the Needs of the Air Force and the Department of Defense. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2001.
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Review of the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Infrastructure and Aerospace Engineering Disciplines to Meet the Needs of the Air Force and the Department of Defense
ORGANIZATION OF THIS REPORT
Chapter 2 discusses the issue of the level of S&T and R&D devoted to advancing technology. Chapter 3 contains a discussion of the quality and motivation of the defense aerospace work force and an assessment of planned aerospace modification, development, and acquisition programs in terms of S&T investments and whether they will support an innovative work force. Chapter 4 addresses the financial health of the aerospace industry. Chapter 5 covers the effects of policies on the allocation and management of resources, DoD’s relationship with defense industries, the export of military items, and issues related to test facilities. Chapter 6 summarizes the committee’s conclusions and recommendations.