Qualitative Analysis of Innovation System from the Perspective Discourse of Islamic Revolution in the Defense Industry

Document Type : Research Article (Original Article)


1 PhD candidate of Science and Technology Policy Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.

3 Associate Professor, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.


The fundamental differences of visions and basic schools of thought in West and the Islamic Republic of Iran are necessary pay attention to the discourse of Islamic Revolution in formulating the principles of innovation and success factors of innovation system in the defense industry.This article, in seeking to identify the success factors of innovation and expected functions in the defense industry on the discourse of the Islamic Revolution. Explaining the role of the innovation in defense industry need to understand the concept of national power, discourse, its dimensions and components in projects after the victory of Islamic Revolution. Since this study has focused on innovation, from accepted theories of the sacred system of the Islamic Republic in the defense industry, so has be special attention to the Imam Khomeini and the Supreme Leader's views and opinions. Research methodology, done qualitative and content analysis through interviews and literature review. Achievement of such knowledge is the creation of a framework of national power that determining the relationship between origin of national power, tools and resources and thus manifestations of national power. Mentioned framework has been major emphasis on the effectiveness of national power components of science and technology in general and innovation of defense industry in specific in the discourse of Islamic Revolution.