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Why Has the Cost of Navy Ships Risen?: A Macroscopic Examination of the Trends in U.S. Naval Ship Costs over the Past Several Decades
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Publisher Rand Corp
Publication date May 30, 2006
Pages 98
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780833039217
ISBN-10 0833039210
Dimensions 0.25 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $20.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Over the past several decades, increases in acquisition costs for U.S. Navy combatants have outpaced the rate of inflation. To understand why, the authors of this book examined two principal source categories of ship cost escalation (economy-driven factors and customer-driven factors) and interviewed various shipbuilders. Based on their analysis, the authors propose some ways the Navy might reduce ship costs in the future.

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