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Use of public-private partnerships to meet future Army needs
Chang, Ike Yi.
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Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 1999.
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xxiv, 86 pages ; 23 cm
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"Prepared for the United States Army by RAND's Arroyo Center."

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. iii
Figuresp. ix
Tablesp. xi
Summaryp. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
Acronymsp. xxiii
Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Definition of Public-Private Partnershipp. 2
Benefits of Public-Private Partnershipsp. 2
Leverage Assets, Reduce Costs, or Decrease Outlaysp. 3
Increase Value of Army Assetsp. 4
Create New Army Capabilities and Assetsp. 4
Early Influence on Technologyp. 5
Improve Readiness Posturep. 5
Generate Revenuep. 6
Objective and Scopep. 6
Backgroundp. 7
Organizationp. 10
Chapter 2 The Complementary Contributions in Public-Private Partnershipsp. 11
Army Contributionsp. 11
Private-Sector Contributionsp. 11
Marketing Expertisep. 12
Access to Capitalp. 14
Access to Leading-Edge Technologyp. 15
Operating Expertisep. 16
Chapter 3 The Trend Toward Increased Use of Public-Private Partnershipsp. 19
Legislative Changesp. 19
Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980p. 20
Grantsp. 20
Technology Transfer Act of 1986p. 21
Cooperative Agreementsp. 22
Other Transactionsp. 22
Other Tansactions for Prototypingp. 23
Test and Evaluationp. 24
National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995 (NTTAA)p. 25
Proposed Technology Transfer Commercialization Act of 1997 (TTCA)p. 25
Leases on Non-Excess Propertyp. 26
Actions by Organizations Within the Department of Defensep. 27
Quadrennial Defense Reviewp. 27
National Defense Panelp. 28
Plan for Consolidation of Defense Labs and TandE Centersp. 29
Defense Science Board Studiesp. 29
actions by Specific Commands and Agenciesp. 30
Activities at the Local Government Levelp. 30
Setting the Trendp. 32
Infrastructure PPPsp. 32
Intellectual Property PPPsp. 34
Financial Arrangement PPPsp. 35
Chapter 4 A Projected Evaluation of Public-Private Partnershipsp. 39
Feasibility Criteriap. 41
Legalityp. 41
Acceptancep. 43
Attractiveness to Private Firmsp. 43
Evaluation of Specific Ideasp. 44
Infrastructurep. 44
Intellectual Propertyp. 46
Financial Arrangementsp. 50
Chapter 5 Closing Remarks and Recommendationsp. 55
A. Summaries of Specific Ideasp. 59
B. List of Examplesp. 73
Bibliographyp. 83