Accession Number:

ADA046978

Title:

A Study of Ship Acquisition Cost Estimating in the Naval Sea Systems Command. Appendices

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ASSOCIATES INC WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1308.0

Abstract:

This section of the report provides an overview of the shipbuilding industry, placing into perspective the cost problems experienced in naval ship construction. It describes the nature of the industry and its problems, emphasizing The concentration of the industry as reflected by an increasingly limited number of shipbuilders The sudden, erratic movement in labor and material cost that has impacted shipbuilders worldwide That NAVSEAs inability to accurately estimate costs in the recent environment is shared by shipbuilders in the U.S. and other countries and General background data is also provided for reference purposes in understanding the environment within which NAVSEA must estimate future ship construction costs.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Marine Engineering
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE