Maintaining and using defence capability to safeguard a nationâ€™s security is a genuinely national effort. Defence strategy and defence preparations touch on many policy issues otherwise associated with other departments. One particularly vexed task is that of defence industry, where the needs of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for acquisition and sustainment meet with corporations eager to highlight their own importance, as well as politicians keen to highlight benefits of the defence dollar.
|The Australian National University
|Published - 2017