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Product Description: Large, complex submarine design and construction programs demand personnel with unique skills and capabilities supplemented with practical experiences in their areas of expertise. Recognizing the importance of past experiences for successful program management, the Australian government asked the RAND Corporation to develop a set of lessons learned from its Collins submarine program that could help inform future program managers...read more

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9780833058980 | Rand Corp, February 16, 2012, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Large, complex submarine design and construction programs demand personnel with unique skills and capabilities supplemented with practical experiences in their areas of expertise.

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Product Description: This volume presents a set of lessons learned from the United Kingdom's Astute submarine program that could help inform future program managers. Designing and building a submarine requires careful management and oversight and a delegation of roles and responsibilities that recognizes which party—the shipbuilder or the government—is best positioned to manage risks...read more

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9780833058973 | Rand Corp, January 31, 2012, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: This volume presents a set of lessons learned from the United Kingdom's Astute submarine program that could help inform future program managers.

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Product Description: The United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia asked the RAND Corporation to develop a set of lessons learned from previous submarine programs that could help inform future program managers. This volume presents an overview of five submarine programs in the three countries—the UK’s Astute program; the U...read more

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9780833058959 | Rand Corp, January 30, 2012, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia asked the RAND Corporation to develop a set of lessons learned from previous submarine programs that could help inform future program managers.

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9780833059031 | Rand Corp, December 1, 2011, cover price $82.00

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Product Description: The Secretary of Defense plans to shift Navy aircraft carrier acquisition to every five years. This shift should have little impact on force structure and the industrial base in the next decade. After that, the force structure shrinks, as does the chance of meeting goals for the number of deployed aircraft carriers...read more

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9780833051455 | Rand Corp, May 16, 2011, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The Secretary of Defense plans to shift Navy aircraft carrier acquisition to every five years.

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Product Description: RAND investigated cost-effective workforce-management strategies, alternative workload allocations, and the relevant best practices of comparable organizations to assist the Navy in managing the public shipyards. The Navy uses many practices common in other organizations, but reducing planned levels of overtime and increasing the permanent journeyman staff at the public shipyards could cost-effectively hedge against future workload growth...read more

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9780833045690 | Rand Corp, December 31, 2008, cover price $40.50 | About this edition: RAND investigated cost-effective workforce-management strategies, alternative workload allocations, and the relevant best practices of comparable organizations to assist the Navy in managing the public shipyards.

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Product Description: Alkire et al. provide a clear understanding of the operational, logistics, and cost trade-offs between three interdependent elements of the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program: the number of LCSs in the fleet, the number of mission packages that those LCSs would require in order to perform a range of missions, and the number and locations of LCS homeports and mission package installation sites...read more

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9780833041463 | Rand Corp, June 30, 2007, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Alkire et al.

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