The US Defence Industry under Obama: Are the Good Times Over?
Bitzinger, Richard A.
Date of Issue2009-09-08
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The US defence industry may have had its biblical “seven fat years” and could be looking at a significant trough in defence spending. Congress may save some programmes, and US arms producers might offset declining domestic procurement with overseas sales. Both efforts may be insufficient to prevent defence industry restructuring.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 091-09
Nanyang Technological University