n Journal for Contemporary History - Arms acquisition and procurement in South Africa : the socio-history of arms deals with reference to attitudes, strengths and limitations in decision-making (1935-1994)

Volume 30, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0258-2422
  • E-ISSN: 2415-0509



In focussing on arms procurement this article will deal with the strengths and weaknesses of national decision-making behaviour around arms acquisition and procurement over the past seven decades. The ways in which these processes may have impacted on optimal or sub-optimal analysis in decision-making structures within procurement processes over the past decades are addressed.

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