High capacity, interference free fibre-optical data transmission is already available, as is distributed computing and ... Currently, interest is in through life cost, which means, after UPC, reducing manpower intensive tasks like servicing and repair. ... As an illustration, compare Forda#39;s Mk 1 Cortina and Sierra, with servicing intervals four or five times larger in the latter. ... In order to estimate the likely manning requirement for a combat system in a frigate of the year 2010 it is necessary toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Past, Present, and Future Engineering in the Royal Navy|