A Study of Military Innovation Diffusion Based on Two Case Studies

  • Arman Avadikyan
  • Patrick Cohendet
  • Olivier Dupouët


Global Position System Innovation Diffusion Military Expenditure Incremental Innovation Military Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arman Avadikyan
    • 1
  • Patrick Cohendet
    • 1
    • 2
  • Olivier Dupouët
    • 1
  1. 1.BETASrasbourg
  2. 2.HECMontréal

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