US conversion after the Cold War, 1990-1997: Lessons for forging a new conversion policy

Release date: 1997-06

Since 1990, the world’s largest defense industry has shrunk by one-third. BICC brief 9 “US Conversion after the Cold War, 1990–1997. Lessons for Forging a New Conversion Policy” describes the resulting changes for the US arms industry, defense-dependent communities, members of the armed forces and the infrastructure of military installations and research facilities as well as the entire economy.