Military Enterprise and Technological Change

Military Enterprise and Technological Change

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Thomas J. Misa: Military Needs, Commercial Realities, and the Development of the Transistor, 1948-1958. - David K. Allison: U.S. Navy Research and Development since World War II. - David F. Noble: Command Performance. A Perspective on Military Enterprise and Technological Change. - Alex Roland: Technology and War. A Bibliographic EssayFord Eagle Boats and Mass Production during World War I David A. Hounshell There are many instances in which inventions made in the private sector find their way into military use. A prominent example, discussed in the previous essay , is radio, although one can also point to various types of aircraft, internal combustion engines, tracked vehicles, and telephones, to mention only a few. In this chapteranbsp;...

Title:Military Enterprise and Technological Change
Author:Merritt Roe Smith
Publisher:MIT Press - 1985-01


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