THE EFFECT OF THE MILITARY SPENDING INCREASE ON DEFENSE R&D
Abstract: Military research and development represents a new perspective for equipping the army with modern capabilities at both national but also European level. All defense strategies and political speeches in recent years encouraged
this new approach. With the increase of the budget for military spending in 2017, the defense research and the development of new technologies should be a major objective, accompanied by clear action plans and programs structured according to
the current needs of the army.
Keywords: research and development; innovation; new capabilities; military spending.
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