Air Force and the Great Engine War

Air Force and the Great Engine War

by Robert W. Drewes
     
 

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Examines the 1984 war that pitted Pratt & Whitney against GE in head-to-head competition for multi billion dollar defense contracts to provide high performance engines for front line fighter aircraft. The circumstances surrounding the lengthy battle led to the AF decision to split future engine sales between the two. Attempts to cut through emotional opinions of

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Examines the 1984 war that pitted Pratt & Whitney against GE in head-to-head competition for multi billion dollar defense contracts to provide high performance engines for front line fighter aircraft. The circumstances surrounding the lengthy battle led to the AF decision to split future engine sales between the two. Attempts to cut through emotional opinions of the combatants, to report reality, & to identify lessons learned. Helps the reader to understand the Govt.-to-contractor personality issues; to understand mgmt. styles, bus. expectations & communication skills of key participants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410221742
Publisher:
University Press of the Pacific
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.20(d)

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