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Conversion of the defense industry in Russia and Eastern Europe

Conversion of the defense industry in Russia and Eastern Europe

proceedings of the BICC/CISAC Workshop on Conversion, 10-13 August 1994


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Published by Bonn International Center for Conversion in Bonn .
Written in English

  • Defense industries -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses.,
  • Defense industries -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Contains summary in German.

    StatementJoseph Di Chiaro III, editor.
    SeriesReport / Bonn International Center for Conversion -- 3
    ContributionsDi Chiaro, Joseph., Bonn International Center for Conversion., Stanford University. Center for International Security and Arms Control., BICC/CISAC Workshop on Conversion (1994)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18955640M

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The collection of papers in BICC Report 3 represents a sampling of presentations made at the Bonn International Center for Conversion’s inaugural event – a workshop on conversion of the defense industry in Russia and Eastern Europe, held August in Bonn. In the collapse of state socialism and the end of the cold war meant dramatic changes for the defence industries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Initially it seemed that resources previously devoted to the cold war confrontation might become available for investment in non-military economic and social progress. However, by initial optimism had given way to a recognition that the.

However Eastern Europe really was different: the second serfdom which occurred later and was far more repressive than in Western Europe, the belief in Russia that all people were subjects, and possessions of the tsar, rather than citizens, and the lack of industrialization all point to the fact that Eastern Europe was by: Since earlythe Soviet Union has accelerated efforts to increase the civilian output of defense industry.

This is a new policy that marks a break with past efforts to harness defense resources as well as its successes. The second phase of the evolving policy is the conversion of defense industry capacity to civilian purposes.

The Russian defense industry consisted of over 1, firms and in employed some million workers. While defense enterprises are found throughout the country, a significant portion is concentrated in twelve cities and regions, where over one-third of the labor force works in defense.

The industry needs modernization and many defense. the European defense industry. The deep cuts in the demand for military equipment as a result of the new security environment led to a downsizing of the defense industry in all main arms-producing countries, including those in Europe. There was a shift in focus from collaborative development of arms to efforts to achieve industrial integration.

1 In this book East–Central Europe is defined as those non-Soviet countries that were members of the WTO—Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia—but excepting Albania. 2 Military–technical cooperation and arms transfers between Russia and other members of the. Russian defense industry and arms trade: facts and figures prepared by the Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies Contents 1.

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Cyber-enabled intellectual property theft from the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) and adversary penetration of DIB networks and systems pose an existential threat to U.S. November - President Putin signs law suspending Russia's participation in the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe treaty that limits the deployment of heavy military equipment across Europe.

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Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe 18thth May Book by 31 st January to save £. The sale-the first ever of a significant offensive military capability by a NATO member to Russia-and additional contracts between Russia and German and Italian defense companies, have exposed tension within the alliance over NATO's relations with Russia and the alliance's defense posture vis-à-vis : Paul Belkin, Derek Mix, Jim Nichol.

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Germany began sending tanks and other equipment to Lithuania on Tuesday as part of a NATO mission to beef up the defense of eastern Europe and send a signal of resolve to Russia. Of course, the United States is extremely unlikely to convert missile defense launchers in Europe to strike Russian leadership targets.

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