Discuss the below:
Review CASE: Arming the Middle East
How is the global arms market similar to other government markets? Now does it differ?
How can home governments help and hurt firms competing in this market?
Do you foresee any advantages or disadvantages to Lockheed partnering with an SOE?
What qualities are necessary for a firm to compete in this market? Why are Russian defense companies able global competitors? Might they successfully compete for sales to Middle East countness Why or why not?