Cover: The Royal Navy's New-Generation Type 45 Destroyer

The Royal Navy's New-Generation Type 45 Destroyer

Acquisition Options and Implications

Published 2002

by John Birkler, John F. Schank, Mark V. Arena, Giles K. Smith, Gordon T. Lee

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In 2001, RAND helped the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence (MOD) evaluate different acquisition strategies that it might use to acquire the new-generation Type 45 destroyer. RAND's analyses helped in determining whether the MOD should have the Type 45 built by one company or two, whether it should compete the 12 ships in the class or directly allocate work to specific shipbuilders, and whether companies producing the Type 45 should construct the destroyer in its entirety in one shipyard or from blocks produced in several shipyards.

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