By S. Faltas

ISBN-10: 9400944705

ISBN-13: 9789400944701

ISBN-10: 9401084904

ISBN-13: 9789401084901

Now that this booklet is being released as a part of Hartinus Nljho ' s 'Studies in commercial Organization'. I may still wish to indicate fac tors which strongly motivated the learn. There may were no venture in this scale if the Peace learn coamittee of the unfastened college, Amsterdam, had no longer coamissioned a massive empirical research into Western Europe'an defence industries and professional vided the money and facUities had to hold it out. i'm thankful for this, for the committee's self belief and its persistence, and for the unfail ing aid of the secretaries on the division of diplomacy. The research was once additionally submitted and authorized as a doctoral dissertation on the loose college. i'm deeply endebted to my supervisors, H.W. de Jong (University of Amsterdam). A.J. Vermaat (Free University), and G. Junne (University of Amsterdam). who gave me all of the assistance and the inspire ment i wanted. to H. Coppens and G. Faber. who have been a relentless resource of recommendation and aid. and to N. Brown (Birmingham University), F. Barnaby. and Th. van den Hoogen (Groningen University). who provided their reviews on a number of events.

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And the development of air-defence missiles for point and area defence. and partly from the acceleration of technological innovation. Thus our 1980 data on the weapons of Royal Navy escorts (Wasp (Sea comprise and Slug missiles two Lynx). and Sea (Seacat and generations two Dart). W. helicopters area-defence missiles and two generations of standard point-defence Sea Wolf) These observations. of generations (Tables A9. ll especially the last. raise the question whether rapid technical innovation in naval equipment leads to growing diversity or rather to greater standardisation.

Uncommon. Increasingly. but warship technology transfers between established warship-building industries are by no means we find specialised consultancy firms marketing warship technology on an international level. As to the spreading of warship construction. it will be shown that the types of vessels relevant to the requirements of small and medium-sized navies are being built in a growing number of countries. In several cases we shall find that the growth of warship building in countries which are new to the industry reflects not only a desire to become self-providing and to avoid the adverse effects of arms imports.

Those that do. can often build the vessels at home. In any event. the states which could export such vessels. particularly nuclear-powered units. would hesitate to do so. except perhaps to close allies. Nuclear-powered warships and submarines are considered the most strategic units a navy can possess today. 9 The types of naval conventionally-powered at tack craft. vessels submarines. relevant destroyers. mine warfare vessels. reasons. the outside frigates. market corvettes. amphibious warfare vessels.

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