Italian Warship Authority Focuses on Frigate Project
- THE 'MARITIME EADS' - MATERIALISING SOONER RATHER THAN LATER? Legien, Wolfgang // Naval Forces;2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p5
Introduces a series of articles about the shipbuilding industry in Europe published in the August 2004 issue of "Naval Forces."
- PART I: THE DEVELOPMENT OF MAJOR COMBAT SHIPS. Schütz, Heinrich // Naval Forces;2004, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p86
The article is based on a presentation by Erster Direktor BWB (ret'd) Heinrich SchÃ¼tz given on November 21st, 2003 during the Annual General Meeting of the Schiffbautechnische Gesellschaft (STG) in Berlin, on the subject of 'Integration in the Field of Naval Shipbuilding- from Concept to the...
- NAVAL CLASSIFICATION: A PERSPECTIVE FROM LLOYD'S REGISTER. Simpson, Robert // Naval Forces;2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p112
Presents the author's perspective on the classification of naval ships. Reason behind the ineffectiveness of the development cycle of the technical standards that class societies incorporate into their rules; Common areas that need to be identified in the ship classification.
- BELAYING HISTORY. Watkins, T. H. // American Heritage;Dec1978, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p48
Focuses on the U.S.S. Constitution frigate that was launched in 1797 and the Kaiulani square-rigger ship that was launched in 1899. Accomplishment of the frigate; Formation of the National Maritime Historical Society in an effort to save the ship; Amount spent by the U.S. government on...
- MAAG High Reliability Naval Gear Units. // Naval Forces;2003 Special Issue, p41
Features MAAG high reliability naval gear units. Frigates F-310 for the Norwegian Navy; Corvettes class 130 for the German Navy; ANZAC frigates 150 for Australia and New Zealand; Corvettes 621 for Poland; Offshore patrol vessels OPV-54 and OPV-64.
- CHINESE SHIP BUILDING GROWING FAST, BUT HOW GOOD IS IT? Grubb, Michael C.; Collins, Gabriel // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2008, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p44
The article discusses how China's technical advances in shipbuilding might facilitate naval modernization. It is stated that shipbuilding garners its strategic name due to its unique status as both a driver and beneficiary of the country's growing slice of the global maritime pie. It is further...
- Ranking maritime platform upgrade options. Kerr, C. I. V.; Phaal, R.; Probert, D. R. // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part M;Mar2010, Vol. 224 Issue 1, p47
Naval combatants remain on active service for decades. This necessitates their functional enhancement in order to keep pace with the latest advances in technological developments and changes in future military threats. This paper introduces the activity of technology insertion by providing an...
- SOUTH KOREAN NAVY: TRANSFORMATION TO PROVIDE NEW CAPABILITIES. Jacobs, Keith // Naval Forces;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p38
Focuses on developments within the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy-Marine forces. Primary mission of war deterrence in peacetime; Expansion in the scope of operations in the Northeast Asian region; Shipbuilding under the LPX Programme to provide South Korea Marines with a future platform for...
- Fleet Size Must Be in Balance With Security, Mission Needs. McNeill, Sheila M. // Sea Power;Nov2004, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p3
Focuses on the debate about the numbers of new ships in a draft Navy spending plan in Washington. Need of more advance ships needed to keep the nation safe and secure and prosecute the global war in terrorism; Purpose of the Fleet Response Plan; Priorities of the Navy League.