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Author: William P. Snyder
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: administration, reagan, policy, defense
Number of Pages: 437
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788141465
ISBN-13: 9780788141461

By substantially increasing defense budgets, the Reagan Admin. did more than merely underwrite improvements in military forces, it undertook initiatives that changed both the image and reality of Americaąs national defense. This book examines: the Strategic Defense Initiative, the 600 ship Navy, and the hefty increase in the Defense budget. Critics and supporters of the Reagan Admin. do agree on one point: the Reagan Admin. came into office with the intent of strengthening defense policy. How well the Reagan Admin. succeeded in that effort and the cost of that success are debated here.

Author: William S. Cohen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: review, defense, quadrennial, report
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788145452
ISBN-13: 9780788145452

Every five years, DoD prepares a review of global defense capabilities extending to 2005 & beyond. This review focuses on the adjustment of forces to reflect the demise of the Warsaw Pact, reductions in DoD infrastructure, a service focus, & other changes. Contents: design, approach, & implementation of the Quadrennial Defense Review; the global security environment; defense strategy; alternative defense postures; forces & manpower; force readiness; transforming U.S. forces for the future; achieving a 21st century defense infrastructure; comments by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. G

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, industrial, base, future, transition, planning, redesigning
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 1991-04-01
ISBN-10: 1568061544
ISBN-13: 9781568061542

Examines emerging U.S. national security requirements, surveys the current conditions and trends in the defense base, and proposes some desirable characteristics for the future defense base. 40 figures and charts.

Author: Chad R. Wilkerson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: economy, reprint, economic, review, district, tenth, national, defense, spending, affecting, rise
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437908659
ISBN-13: 9781437908657

In 2007, the U.S. spent over $650 billion on national defense; this was the largest annual amount since 1945. Defense spending accounts for nearly 5% of overall gross domestic product. National defense represents an even larger share of economic activity in the 10th Fed. Reserve District. The region is home to some of the countryżs largest military installations, and a number of private contractors. Is the buildup in national defense stimulating the economies of the states in the 10th District? Increased defense spending is likely to help the region more in the long run than the short run. Th

Author: Joseph R. Oliva
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: provided, foreign, governments, articles, defense, over, excess, controls
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2009-08
ISBN-10: 1437915248
ISBN-13: 9781437915242

Discusses controls over approving, accounting for, and shipping excess defense articles to foreign govżts. From Oct. 2001 through March 2006, DoD reported providing excess defense articles with an acquisition value of $2 billion to 57 foreign govżts. friendly to the U.S. Excess defense articles are DoD-owned items no longer needed and declared excess by the U.S. Armed Forces. The Army and the Defense Logistics Agency provided approx. 99% of the excess defense articles with an acquisition value of $875 million to 37 foreign govżts. The auditor found weaknesses and focused their review on con

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, downsizing, restructuring, pay, contractors, benefits
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788132237
ISBN-13: 9780788132230

Provides information on the compensation provided to the five highest paid executives & employees of each of the top 10 defense contractors & the amounts executives realized through the exercise of stock options for 1989 through 1994; the nature & extent of restructuring efforts due to defense downsizing; & the assistance provided to workers being separated as a result of defense downsizing. Charts & tables.

Author: Patrick M. Cronin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, program, national, tokyos, japan, alliance, redefining
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1994-06
ISBN-10: 0788132814
ISBN-13: 9780788132810

Japan is starting to emerge as a major player in international security affairs. Contents: a new situation; the National Defense Program Outline Review; key issues (host nation support; theater missile defense; technology, procurement and arms exports); recommenda- tions. Appendix: the modality of the security and defense capabilities of Japan: the outlook for the 21st century (the world and the Asia-Pacific after the Cold War; basic thinking on Japan's security policy and defense capability; and the modality of defense capability in the new age. Acronyms.
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