The Business of Defense: Flaws in the Shield


60m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A "Burning Questions" presentation looking at the system of Pentagon procurement and how that system has been corrupted. The program focuses on three different arms of the procurement system and the problems with each: The government (Pentagon and Congress), the military contractors who build the w

Film Details

Also Known As
Burning Questions (12/01/88), Business of Defense: Flaws in the Shield
Release Date
1988

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A "Burning Questions" presentation looking at the system of Pentagon procurement and how that system has been corrupted. The program focuses on three different arms of the procurement system and the problems with each: The government (Pentagon and Congress), the military contractors who build the weapons; and the consultants who act as middlemen between the government and industry.

Film Details

Also Known As
Burning Questions (12/01/88), Business of Defense: Flaws in the Shield
Release Date
1988

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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