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Defense Innovation Handbook

Guidelines, Strategies, and Techniques

Edited by: Adedeji B. Badiru , Cassie B. Barlow

Print publication date:  September  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138050679
eBook ISBN: 9781315168623
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b22181
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Book description

Innovation is the lifeline of national development. This handbook is a collection of chapters that provide techniques and methodologies for achieving the transfer of defense-targeted science and technology development for general industrial applications. The handbook shows how to translate theory and ideas into practical applications. Experts from national defense institutions, government laboratories, business, and industry contributed chapters to this handbook.

The handbook also serves as an archival guide for nations, communities, and businesses expecting to embark upon science and technology transfer to industry. Included are several domestic and international case examples of practical innovation. Since the dawn of history, nations have engrossed themselves in developing new tools, techniques, and methodologies to protect their geographical boundaries. From the crude implements used by prehistorical people to very modern technologies, the end game has been the same. That is, to protect the homeland. Even in times of peace, efforts must be made to develop new machinery, equipment, processes, and devices targeted for the protection of the nation. The emergence of organized nations and structured communities facilitated even more innovative techniques of national defense. Evolution, revolution, and innovation have defined human existence for millennia. From the Ice Age to the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, and to the modern age, innovation, rudimentary as it may be in many cases, has determined how humans move from one stage to the next.

This comprehensive handbook provides a clear guide on the nuances of initiating and actualizing innovation. Both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of innovation are covered in the handbook.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Innovation for national defense Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Definitional analysis of innovation  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The aerospace and defense industry in Southwest Ohio Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Other transactions Increasing importance in the Department of Defense Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Commercial technologies in the Department of Defense Download PDF
Chapter  6:  A system and statistical engineering enabled approach for process innovation Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Building resilient systems via innovative human systems integration  Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Innovative model for situation awareness in dynamic defense systems Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Globalization and defense manufacturing Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Is your organization ready for innovation? Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Human monitoring systems for health, fitness and performance augmentation Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Enhancing innovation Methods, cultural aspects, ideation approaches, and box busters Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Self-jamming behavior Joint interoperability, root causes, and thoughts on solutions Download PDF
Chapter  14:  4D Weather Cubes and defense applications Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Innovative approach to infrastructure resilience Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Three innovations for defense acquisition reform Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Strategy and military technology Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Prescription for an affordable full spectrum defense and innovation policy Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Anatomy of arms races and technological innovation Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Innovation dynamics in the defense space sector Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Innovative applications of polymer materials for 3D printing Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Innovation project management Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Innovation in systems framework for intelligence operations Download PDF
Appendix_2 Download PDF
Appendix_1 Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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