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Phillips, Edward H.
May 2005
Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/2/2005, Vol. 162 Issue 18, p41
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. airlines and military forces will seek to forge long-term relationships with maintenance, repair and overhaul providers in the years ahead as it becomes increasingly imperative to drive down maintenance costs and manage work more effectively. About 70% of global defense spending is used to pay for operations, maintenance and personnel, with an estimated $1.1 trillion spent annually on defense worldwide — an amount equivalent to 3% of global GDP, according to AeroStrategy Management Consulting.


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