9780754671671

War as Business: Technological Change and Military Service Contracting

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  • ISBN13:

    9780754671671

  • ISBN10:

    0754671674

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-02-28
  • Publisher: Routledge

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provides a timely and perceptive guide to the rapidly growing global market in defence services and the outsourcing of defence research and military support activities of interest not only to those interested in contemporary defence analysis but also to historians of the organisational context of war and warfare. Keith Hayward, Royal Aeronautical Society , UK. a pioneering and important study of the new business of war. Not only does it tackle fundamental issues that lie behind terms such as the privatisation and outsourcing of defence but, through a wealth of new sources and material, this fascinating study uncovers the remarkable extent of the private business of war and the technological change that has driven itrequired reading not only for students and scholars of war, but most of all for policy-makers in the field. John Keiger, University of Salford, UK Contents: Introduction; Technology and privatisation; A new military industry; research and IT related services; Modelling, simulation, and wargaming; Operational support services; Implications; Military globalisation; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index. About the Author: Armin Krishnan is Research Assistant at Salford Business School, University of Salford, UK.

Author Biography

Armin Krishnan is a Research Assistant at Salford Business School, University of Salford, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Technology and privatisation
A new military industry
Research and IT-related services
Modelling, simulation, and wargaming
Operational support services
Implications
Military globalization
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
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