Accession Number : ADA614545


Title :   Operation and Maintenance of the Research Platform FLIP


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Aug 2006-30 Jun 2013


Corporate Author : SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CA MARINE PHYSICAL LAB


Personal Author(s) : Kuperman, William A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a614545.pdf


Report Date : 17 Dec 2013


Pagination or Media Count : 3


Abstract : The goal of the Marine Physical Laboratory FLIP (Floating Instrument Platform) program is to maintain FLIP fully operational to support Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsored research programs. Management of FLIP includes providing a trained crew to support all scheduled scientific expeditions and maintaining FLIP and included support systems materially ready for sea. Routine maintenance funded under this proposal includes the repair, overhaul and/or the replacement of existing platform equipment necessary for FLIP to continue to operate safely in support of ONR research. Funding has also covered the cost of a routine dry docking of FLIP in 2007 and 2010. Dry dockings occur at 3-year intervals.


Descriptors :   *RESEARCH SHIPS , OCEANOGRAPHY


Subject Categories : Marine Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE