Economic Analysis Tools Implementation in Resource Management Process
A characteristic common feature of economic resources including financial capital, is their scarcity that determines the need to seek maximum utility and return to their management. On the other hand is the well known and generally accepted idea of unlimited amounts of human needs, which among other things have a tendency to reproduce at a higher level when they reach a certain degree of saturation or satisfaction. Summed effects of both economic and social phenomenon give the necessity of choice and make rational, informed and effective solutions to meet existing needs with available resources and in a way as to maximize the utility of the resources used.
The Qcm Method as a Brand New Method for Testing of Barrier Materials Protective Properties
In current time a lot of technologies effects research activities not only in civilian life but also in military ones. Units and soldiers deployment in operation is closely limited by quality of Individual Protective equipment. The Czech Armed Forces (CAF) Chemical Corps (CCs) specialists are equipped with the special isolative protective garment marked as OPCH-05 which provides an excellent protection against Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs). Nonetheless, the operational environment has changed in recent time. The global conflict characterized by massive CWAs employment is not considered at this time.
Defence Economies in Small and Medium-Sized Countries
“In the past, I’ve worried openly about NATO turning into a twotiered alliance: (…) between those willing and able to pay the price and bear the burdens of alliance commitments and those who enjoy the benefits of NATO membership (...) But Don’t Want to Share the Risks and the Costs2 By this statement in his farewell speech, Robert GATES had specifically NATO’s European members in his collimator. He was not the first, nor the last to castigate the tendency of some European countries to act as free-riders in the Alliance. In this context, the present editorial focuses on the specific responsibilities and problems of Small and Medium-sized Countries (SMCs) in Europe and addresses more precisely the efficiency and effectiveness issues of defence spending and defence equipment acquisition.
Political ‘New Dawn’ in Myanmar: Implications and Future Prospects for the Myanmar Navy
Myanmar has always been given scant, almost negligible, mention in the field of study on naval modernisation in Asia. The first reason for this is the paucity of reliable information available. The second reason is that, based on what is being known about the Myanmar Navy’s modernization attempts, quantitatively and qualitatively they were deemed to be insignificant compared to the phenomenal growth in capabilities of Myanmar’s neighbors in the region.