عنوان مقاله [English]
Defense Economics – to be distinguished from Defensive Economy – requires applying analytical tools (techniques), rules, theories, data and methodologies to prepare scholarly analysis of defensive issues and defense / security related issues (in its comprehensive negative and positive concepts) and conflict settlement. Therefore, Defense Economics examines defense and defense- related issues at national, regional and international levels, micro or macro, in war and non-war conditions, using hard and soft tools.
The term "Defense Economics" is more comprehensive than " economics of defense sector ".
This research, explains the relation between defense economics and national security economics, peace economics and Resilient Economy,. The experts in Defense economics analyze and propose the optimal approaches toward reaching defense and security objectives/goals as set by decision takers. Although economical considerations may be considered by the decision takers and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief, but, in general, defensive-security decision taking is not necessarily an economic decision.