Sustaining U.S. Nuclear Submarine Design Capabilities by John F. Schank, Mark V. Arena, Paul DeLuca, Jessie Riposo,

By John F. Schank, Mark V. Arena, Paul DeLuca, Jessie Riposo, Kimberly Curry

Nuclear submarine layout assets on the shipyards,their providers, and the army may well erode for loss of call for. research of different crew and workload administration innovations means that the U.S. army should still stretch out the layout of the following submarine type and begin it early or maintain layout assets above the present call for, in order that the following type should be designed on time, on price range, and with low threat.

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By John F. Schank, Mark V. Arena, Paul DeLuca, Jessie Riposo, Kimberly Curry

Nuclear submarine layout assets on the shipyards,their providers, and the army may well erode for loss of call for. research of different crew and workload administration innovations means that the U.S. army should still stretch out the layout of the following submarine type and begin it early or maintain layout assets above the present call for, in order that the following type should be designed on time, on price range, and with low threat.

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3. Calculate work accomplished. The model calculates the actual work accomplished based on staffing levels and proficiencies. 4. Determine overall labor costs. Finally, the staffing levels and staffing mix determine the overall cost of labor. Estimating the Future Demand for Submarine Design Resources Understanding the future demand for submarine design resources involves answering the following questions: • When is the next new class of submarines needed in the fleet? • How long would a new design effort take?

Various concepts are explored and defined, and trade-offs are made among military effectiveness, affordability, and producibility. The conceptual design phase produces a set of “single-sheet” characteristics that define the new submarine’s missions, principal operating and performance characteristics, and basic dimensions. Initial estimates are developed of the cost of building the conceptual design. In the preliminary design phase, the preferred concept is matured and top-level requirements are established in greater detail.

1). 6 Initial exploratory and point studies result in the start of the conceptual design phase. During this phase, future missions and threats are evaluated and weighed against the availability of future technologies suitable to accomplish the required missions. Various concepts are explored and defined, and trade-offs are made among military effectiveness, affordability, and producibility. The conceptual design phase produces a set of “single-sheet” characteristics that define the new submarine’s missions, principal operating and performance characteristics, and basic dimensions.

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