Companies can come to reflect their customer

From 1980s on, the defense industry began to reflect it’s primary customer (the government). With a rise in iterative requirements on existing designs, the companies focused more on meeting government procurment requirements and chasing contracts rather than innovating1.


Brose, C. The Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of High-Tech Warfare. (Hachette Books, New York, 2020).

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