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The value of production of tanks, conventional ordnance, and commercial types of military hard goods dropped from $11 billion in Fiscal Year 1953 to about $2 billion in Fiscal Year 1957. Since the production resources thus set free were not highly specialized, they were reabsorbed in a growing economy, although a major loss of business in the Midwest was experienced. ) Similarly, in the shift of much defense production from aircraft to missiles most dislocations were temporary. But the fact that many defense producers today have never produced for the civilian market suggests that these production shifts of a decade ago affecting industries then recently converted to defense production, and not wholly converted, may have only limited relevance to cutbacks that might be anticipated in the future.
As the Ackley Committee's Report indicated, disarmament-sensitive industry tends to concentrate in many geographical areas across the country which will feel the brunt of cutbacks similarly magnified by indirect and induced relationships. Geographical concentration of defense industry, resulting from historic factors favoring defense manufacturing (such as the availability of land, skilled manpower, power, and other resources), not only concen- PROBLEMS OF ADJUSTMENT 57 TABLE 7. , "The Regional Impact of Defense Expenditures: Its Measurement and Problems of Adjustment, " from Hearings on the Nation's Manpower Révolution, op.
Thus the complacent producer may have something of a reprieve. Meanwhile, all signs point to the inevitability of some severe dislocations in individual firms in defense-committed industries, which alert business managers would do well to foresee while their ability to adjust smoothly is still great. Some business failures must, nonetheless, be foreseen. For companies to fail, that have demonstrated their willingness and ability to serve the public interest, would be especially lamentable—not only because jobs and incomes would diminish but society as a whole would suffer a greater, if less tangible, loss from its inability to harness proven productive talents to satisfy its newly emerging priorities.