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Defence mergers: could growing monopolies signal the end of innovation?

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Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop, has been overshadowed by task forces of scientists in laboratories and testing fields,” Eisenhower said. |The development of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II test aircraft has been innovative, but slow and costly. |For some kinds of weapons systems, including land combat vehicles, the Pentagon has a very limited number of potential suppliers. |Northrop Grumman’s B-2 ‘Stealth’ bomber exhibited revolutionary technology for the time.