Conclusion: the need for continuous in-depth and comparative study

Neuman S. G., KURÇ Ç.

Defence Studies, vol.17, no.3, pp.317-325, 2017 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/14702436.2017.1350106
  • Journal Name: Defence Studies
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.317-325
  • Keywords: arms market, Defence industry, emerging states, military capabilities, security policy
  • Abdullah Gül University Affiliated: No


© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.The debate over the benefits and drawbacks of defence industrialisation, particularly for emerging states, is far from settled but, as the case studies in this symposium suggest, a growing number of these states are taking steps to advance their defence industrial capabilities. In this volume, we attempt to decipher the reasons why states make that choice and why they choose to adopt a particular defence industrial policy.