Beyond Electric Ship
The marine engineering development strategy for the Royal Navy was endorsed in 1996 and formulated a road‐map to achieve life‐cycle cost savings in future warships whilst maintaining operational capability. Since then development work has focused on de‐risking the ‘Electric Ship’ concept so that the technologies are available for use in future warships. This paper reviews progress to date and then discusses how the strategy is likely to change in the future. Potential future technologies are also assessed.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 October 2001
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- The Naval Engineers Journal is the peer-reviewed journal of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE). ASNE is the leading professional engineering society for engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, outfit, operate and maintain complex naval and maritime ships, submarines and aircraft and their associated systems and subsystems.