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Sustaining key skills in the UK naval industry

Author: Hans Pung
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2008.
Series: Rand Corporation monograph series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Building on prior RAND research, this monograph explores the need for and retention of technical skills in the UK's maritime industry, particularly among designers and engineers involved with surface ship and submarine acquisition and support. The results reveal that the UK's future naval programme likely will have to be modified or augmented to sustain these technical skills in the long term.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sustaining key skills in the UK naval industry.
Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2008
(OCoLC)609230896
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Pung
ISBN: 9780833044105 0833044109
OCLC Number: 191898233
Description: xxx, 131 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Project methodology and data sources --
Identifying and defining key skills --
How technical skills are represented in the UK maritime industry --
Total labour demand by current MOD maritime shipbuilding programmes --
Demand for individual technical skills generated by MOD current complex surface ship and submarine programmes --
Key findings --
Areas of further investigation --
Incorporating support, repair/refit, and other labour into the Shipyard Labour Modelling Tool --
Acconting for low-propulsion, highly specialized skills --
RAND's shipbuilding modelling tool --
Demand for individual technical skills from MOD's Baseline Shipbuilding Programme --
Suvey of shipyards.
Series Title: Rand Corporation monograph series.
Responsibility: Hans Pung [and others].
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Building on prior RAND research, this monograph explores the need for and retention of technical skills in the UK's maritime industry, particularly among designers and engineers involved with surface ship and submarine acquisition and support. The results reveal that the UK's future naval programme likely will have to be modified or augmented to sustain these technical skills in the long term.

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