This book gives an overview of the defense industry's adaptation to lower demand for weapons, government policies to support diversification and regional initiatives to counter the negative effects of arms-industrial downsizing. In addition, the book provides an update on other conversion-relevant issues dealt with in previous Surveys, such as military expenditures, demobilization of armed forces and base closures for the year 1997.
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