Conversion of Military Enterprises : A Practical Approach of Industry and Science
Dear Reader, Before you begin to study this book please be aware of the complexity of the "Conversion of Military Enterprises in Russia", The question of conversion is not only a change of the market and products it is in the former socialist and now "on the way of privatisation" -countries a complete reorganisation of the social structure and companies. In the past a performance of the Russian armaments' industry was a continual source of surprise to experts. It was obvious that apart from civilian industry there must be areas where important technological expertise had been created and built up. Since 5 years, conversion of military enterprise has been the principal topic of numerous conferences and studies. State institutions and international organisations can promote and accelerate the exchange of information and the restructuring process. However, the success of this process ultimately depends on how the economy will accept this change and how far market economy forces-can develop it. The NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Conversion of Military Enterprises in Russia- A Practical Approach of Industry and Science" was an excellent possibility for all participants from NATO-countries and from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus to discuss experiences and results after 5 years of reform period, All participating scientists noticed this aspect was proud to participate in this NATO event.
- Hardback | 108 pages
- 160 x 238.8 x 12.7mm | 317.52g
- 01 Mar 1997
- Dordrecht, Netherlands
- 1997 ed.
- VIII, 108 p.
Table of contents
Working Session I: Conversion in a Changing World. On Some Aspects of Conversion at Russian Enterprises; Y.A. Glybin. Defense Conversion in Russia: Background and Status; D. Bernstein. French Experience with Military Conversion; E. Blanc. The Policy of EBRD Towards Military Conversion; T. Malleret. Working Session II: Structural Conversion of Industry. Structural Aspects of Defence Conversion in the Russian Federation; D.V. Sergeyev. Project Experience in Russia - A Consultant's View; W.G. Puppe. The Context of Conversion - Experience of St. Petersburg; I.D. Spasski. Conversion in Russia: Present Status and Development Trends; S.K. Kolpakov. Problems and Ways of Ukrainian Defence Complex Reorganization; V.A. Gusev. Working Session III: Different Elements of Conversion Policy (practical experiences). Conversion Experience of Rheinmetall Group and Relevance for Russia; H.E. Schwerdtner. International Cooperation in Conversion by the Example of Belorussian Optical-Mechanical Association; V.A. Burskiy. Conversion in Russia - the Leninetz Case. Military Conversion in the CIS - a Consultant's View; M. de Noronha. Promotion of the High-Tech Potential in the Process of Conversion; O.G. Sokolov. Conclusions and Recommendations of the Scientific Research Seminar `Conversion of Defence Industry - Practical Approach from the Point of View of Science and Industry'. Participants. Agenda. Index.