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 / Edition 1

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 / Edition 1

by Mark V. Arena, Clifford A. Grammich, Obaid Younossi, Irv Blickstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0833039210

ISBN-13: 9780833039217

Pub. Date: 05/25/2006

Publisher: RAND Corporation

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833039217
Publisher:
RAND Corporation
Publication date:
05/25/2006
Pages:
106
Product dimensions:
7.14(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.29(d)

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