THE importance of military research and development gained early recognition during the Second World War with the impact of such developments as radar, the atom bomb, the proximity fuse, the V‐2 rocket, and jet propulsion. During the post‐war years, however, a vital significance was attached to research and development as the only means by which to attain the technical superiority needed to offset the preponderances of manpower available to this country's major potential enemy.
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