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Is the Ratio of Investment between Research and Development to Production in Major Defense Acquisition Programs Experiencing Fundamental Change?
Report by Gregory Sanders , Andrew Philip Hunter , and Rhys McCormick — August 17, 2020
Report by Andrew Philip Hunter and Rhys McCormick — May 6, 2020
Report by Todd Harrison and Seamus P. Daniels — February 6, 2020
Podcast Episode — January 23, 2020
Podcast Episode by H. Andrew Schwartz and Todd Harrison — December 18, 2019
Podcast Episode — December 10, 2019
Report by Gregory Sanders , Andrew Philip Hunter , and Rhys McCormick — November 13, 2019
Brief by Morgan Dwyer — November 8, 2019
Brief by Rhys McCormick — November 5, 2019
Brief by Rhys McCormick — October 10, 2019