There is a sector, by which the defence industry is influenced and perhaps shaped the most: Hollywood. Particularly those foreseen in sci-fi movies find their echoes in real life whenever technological advancements pave the way. Furthermore, this influence is not one-sided at all. Eventually, there is an interactive process, which triggers and develops its constituents.
The influence of Hollywood on military technologies is indispensable. This can be analysed into three headings: Public reaction, propaganda, marketing. Before dealing with them one by one, it would be essential to start with the concept of technological foresight.
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