Ships

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    Life Aboard a Soviet Destroyer and a Soviet Submarine

    Presents two fictionalized accounts of life at sea — one aboard a Soviet destroyer, the other aboard a Soviet submarine — based on articles that appeared in the open literature on the Soviet navy between 1973 and 1982.

    Jan 1, 1983

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    Soviet naval war fighting capabilities

    This paper deals with the actual war fighting capabilities of the Soviet Navy. It addresses how many combat ships are in the Soviet Navy, to which of the four major home fleets they are assigned, how many units are forward deployed, and how one could...

    Jan 1, 1983

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    Soviet navy data base: 1982-1983

    Among the factors which influence naval power are Navy composition (the types of ships in the navy); fleet assignments (the basic location of ships); fleet organization (the groupings of ships used); ship availability (the number of ships in various ...

    Jan 1, 1983

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    Air-launched missile attacks on ships

    Presents a method of analysing missile attacks on surface ships, and illustrates battle outcomes when uncertainty is taken into account. This analysis assumes that the identity of each ship is uncertain, and addresses the effects of the resulting con...

    Jan 1, 1979

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    Sea-Ice Conditions in the Norwegian, Barents, and White Seas

    An investigation of the possible effects of climatic change on the military posture of the United States and the Soviet Union.

    Aug 1, 1976

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    A Methodology for Comparing the Range Performance of Chemically Fueled Submersibles

    Presents a simple, general method for readily comparing the performances of chemically powered submersibles.

    Jan 1, 1976

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    The Economics of Naval Ship Automation: An Analysis of Proposed Automation of the DE-1052

    Proposed automation of the DE-1052 class destroyer escort is analyzed as an investment problem.

    Jan 1, 1975

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    Nuclear Reactors on Ships: A Bibliography (Rand Library Literature Search #138)

    A list of about 300 references on nuclear-powered ships, extracted from Nuclear Science Abstracts (abstracts are not included).

    Jan 1, 1969

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    Fatal Submarine Accidents: A Bibliography, 1900-1965

    This first complete bibliography of submarine accidents resulting in one or more deaths is a spinoff from a larger study of public reactions to disasters.

    Jan 1, 1966

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    Ship Weight Data Conversion from Maritime to Naval Classification.

    Presentation of a method for converting ship construction weights from the Maritime Administration system to the Navy BuShips systems. The conversion system is devised to assemble and present, on a common basis, data from these different weight estim...

    Jan 1, 1965

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    Cost Sensitivity Analysis

    A discussion of the techniques of cost sensitivity analysis, illustrated by a hypothetical investigation of a system designed to protect the United States against submarine-launched ballistic missiles.

    Jan 1, 1965

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    Determination of Displacement of Dry Cargo Ships in the Early Design Stages.

    A method for determining ship displacement in the early stages of design with an accuracy of plus or minus 1.07 percent, even if the main dimensions of the ship are not yet known. The method is based on the separation and individual treatment of the ...

    Jan 1, 1962

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    On a transportation problem.

    A presentation of a method of solution of the problem of routing a given number of ships and cargoes among three ports so as to accomplish the required shipping in a minimum time....

    Jan 1, 1951

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    John Birkler

    Senior Fellow
    Education M.S. in physics, University of South Carolina; B.S. in physics, Roanoke College

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    James Black

    Senior Analyst
    Education M.Sc./M.A. in international relations and international security, London School of Economics and Sciences Po Paris; B.A. (Hons) in history, University of Cambridge

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    Michael Bohnert

    Technical Analyst
    Education B.S. in mechanical engineering, University of Notre Dame; M.E. in systems engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

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    Aaron C. Davenport

    Senior Policy Researcher, International/Defense/Homeland Security/Safety & Health
    Education M.S. in environmental sciences, occupational health, industrial hygiene, minor - hazardous materials, University of California, Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health

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    Paul DeLuca

    Director, Navy and Marine Forces Center; Senior Engineer
    Education Ph.D. in engineering, Northwestern University; M.S. in engineering, Ohio State University; B.S. in physics, U.S. Naval Academy

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    James G. Kallimani

    Senior Technical Analyst
    Education BS in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Purdue University; MS in data analytics, Southern New Hampshire University

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    John Plumb

    Senior Engineer
    Education Ph.D. in aerospace engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder; M.S. in physics, University of Colorado at Boulder; B.S. in physics, University of Notre Dame