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Up tempo operations often translate into higher requirements for maintenance, inspection, repair, and modification instructions...both during and after the operations.
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> On Jun 29, 2015, at 1:13 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
> The job market for defense-sector tech writers is not very closely
> related to how much actual military action going on. It's tied more to
> R&D spending.
> Some defense industries cross over into civilian markets. For example,
> in the next ten years there will probably be a lot more jobs for tech
> writers documenting drone applications and infrastructure for the
> civilian market, since that's poised for exponential growth as
> regulations open up opportunities.
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 9:12 AM, Sean Brierley
> <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com> wrote:
>> With wars looming in Iran and North Korea, not to mention a strong
>> possibility of troops going into Iraq to fight Isil? I'm sure the defense
>> industry has plans to keep business strong. The question is, are technical
>> communicators part of that future, or overhead?
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