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The Royal Navy's new-generation Type 45 destroyer [electronic resource] : acquisition options and implications / John Birkler, ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Birkler, J. L, 1944- | Great Britain. Ministry of Defence | RAND Europe | International Security and Defense Policy Center.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 108 p.) : ill. (some col.), 1 map.ISBN: 0833033875 (electronic bk.); 9780833033871 (electronic bk.); 9780833032034; 0833032038.Other title: Type 45 destroyer.Subject(s): Destroyers (Warships) -- Great Britain | Destroyers (Warships) -- Great Britain -- Finance | Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Procurement | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Marine & NavalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Royal Navy's new-generation Type 45 destroyer.DDC classification: 359.6/21 Online resources: EBSCOhost Also available in print format.
Contents:
The Shipbuilding Industrial Base and the MOD Shipbuilding Programme -- Identifying and Analysing MOD's Acquisition Choices -- Analysis of Procurement Alternatives -- The Approved Type 45 Programme -- Issues Requiring Further Study -- Appendix A. Sensitivity Analysis -- Appendix B. Long-Term Implications of a Lack of Competition -- Appendix C. Building Ships in Blocks at Multiple Sites: Implications for the Type 45 Programme.
Summary: The Type 45 is a new-generation destroyer that will become a main component in the Royal Navy's surface fleet. This work describes an analysis of strategies for the MOD to take in acquiring the Type 45. It examines issues such as whether the MOD should have it built by one company or by two.
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"Prepared for the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense."

"Rand Europe."

"Research ... undertaken for the MOD's Chief of Defence Procurement jointly by RAND Europe and the International Security and Defense Policy Center of RAND's National Security Research Division (NSRD)"--P. iv.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-108).

"MR-1486-MOD"--P. [4] of cover.

The Shipbuilding Industrial Base and the MOD Shipbuilding Programme -- Identifying and Analysing MOD's Acquisition Choices -- Analysis of Procurement Alternatives -- The Approved Type 45 Programme -- Issues Requiring Further Study -- Appendix A. Sensitivity Analysis -- Appendix B. Long-Term Implications of a Lack of Competition -- Appendix C. Building Ships in Blocks at Multiple Sites: Implications for the Type 45 Programme.

The Type 45 is a new-generation destroyer that will become a main component in the Royal Navy's surface fleet. This work describes an analysis of strategies for the MOD to take in acquiring the Type 45. It examines issues such as whether the MOD should have it built by one company or by two.

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Mode of access: Internet from the RAND web site. Address as of 1/3/03: http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1486.

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