Investments in defense R&D do more than keep a nation’s armed forces up to date in equipment and capabilities: they create economic benefits far in excess of the money spent, expand a country’s technology base and improve national competitiveness. This was the message delivered by two CEOs of leading European defense contractors at the recent Handelsblatt Conference on Security Policy and the Defense Industry in Berlin. While government increases in R&D are of obvious benefit ...


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