Chapter 2. The Department of Defense Materials and Structures Science and Technology Programs

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Jerome Persh

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470313008.ch2

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 14th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Part 1 of 2: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 11, Issue 7/8

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 14th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Part 1 of 2: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 11, Issue 7/8

How to Cite

Persh, J. (1990) The Department of Defense Materials and Structures Science and Technology Programs, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 14th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Part 1 of 2: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 11, Issue 7/8 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470313008.ch2

Author Information

  1. Office of the Secretary of Defense Washington, DC 20301

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374924

Online ISBN: 9780470313008

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Summary

In 1990 the importance of composite materials was recognized by many groups, and several defense-relaled system that require composite materials were funded. Defense-funded composite research (basic, applied, and exploratory development) between 1979 and 1989 totaled almost $1 billion.