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The Royals Navy's New Generation Type 45 Destroyer Acquisition Options and Implications
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Describes an analysisi of strategies for the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense to take in acquiring the TYpe 45, a new generation destroyer that will become a main component kof the Royal Navy's surface fleet.
Keeping Major Naval Ship Acquisitions On Course: Key Considerations For Managing Australia's Sea…
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This study provides a program overview of acquisition options available for the Commonwealth of Australia's next generation naval surface combatant and identifies internal and external factors that can influence a major ship acquisition program. The authors…
Australia's Submarine Design Capabilities and Capacities: Challenges and Options for the Future…
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The Royal Australian Navy intends to acquire 12 new submarines to replace its Collins-class vessels. At the behest of the Australian government, RAND assessed the domestic engineering and design skills that Australian industry and government will need to design…
Learning from Experience: Lessons from the United Kingdom's Astute Submarine Program
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This volume presents a set of lessons learned from the United Kingdom's Astute submarine program that could help inform future program managers. Designing and building a submarine requires careful management and oversight and a delegation of roles and…
Learning from Experience: Lessons from the U.S. Navy's Ohio, Seawolf, and Virginia Submarine…
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The U.S. Navy asked the RAND Corporation to develop a set of lessons learned from previous submarine programs that could help inform future program managers. This volume presents lessons from three U.S. submarine programs. The RAND team looked at how the programs…
Learning from Experience: Lessons from the Submarine Programs of the United States, United Kingdom…
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The United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia asked the RAND Corporation to develop a set of lessons learned from previous submarine programs that could help inform future program managers. This volume presents an overview of five submarine programs in the…
The United Kingdom's Nuclear Submarine Industrial Base: Sustaining Design and Production Resources
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Recommends strategies to efficiently sustain and operate the United Kingdom's submarine industrial base.
Use of Simulations for Training in the U.S. Navy Surface Force
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Examines current and prospective use of simulation in training for U.S. Navy Ships.
Designing Adaptable Ships: Modularity And Flexibility In Future Ship Designs
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This report explores the U.S. Navy's options for extending the service lives of operational ships by adopting the concepts of modularity and flexibility in ship design. These concepts can help to mitigate the risks of uncertain future missions and technologies…
Australia's Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise: Preparing For The 21st Century
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To prepare for its next Defence White Paper, Australia is examining an enterprise-level naval shipbuilding plan. To support this effort, RAND researchers explore the feasibility of Australia sustaining a domestic naval shipbuilding industry compared with buying…
Learning from Experience: Lessons from Australia's
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This volume presents a set of lessons learned from Australia's Collins submarine program that could help inform future program managers. Collins was the first submarine built in Australia. RAND investigated how operational requirements were set for the Collins…
Shared Modular Build of Warships
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Some recent shipbuilding programs have had multiple shipyards construct major modules of each ship. Opting for a shared-build strategy makes it necessary to monitor and manage the program to ensure that it delivers all the required outcomes.
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