They Must Be Sturdy

Hansen, Ib S.
October 2000
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2000, Vol. 126 Issue 10, p50
Conference Proceeding
Highlights the need for a modified view of sturdiness of warships to adapt to developments in weapons technology. Capability of a ship to return fire after taking one or more missile hits; Inadequacy of treating sturdiness as an engineering consideration to be fitted into a fixed budget design; Possibility of sturdiness against nuclear weapons; Prevention of impairment of shipment functions.


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