TITLE

Shot Down?

AUTHOR(S)
Buetow, Mike
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Circuits Assembly;May2007, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the impact of the growing defense budget of the U.S. on the military electronics industry. The $522 U.S. defense budget is more than half of global defense spending. Analyst Ed Henderson predicts the slow down of military electronics growth in 2008. The budget would support electronics procurement and research for communications, electronics, telecommunication and intelligence technologies, according to a Defense Department proposal.
ACCESSION #
25091468

 

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