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CONTENTS
Preface	iii
Figures	vii
Tables	ix
Summary	xi
Cost Analysis Tools	xi
Acquisition Cost Savings	xii
Support Cost Savings	xii
Personnel Cost savings	xiii
Acknowledgments	xix
Glossary, List of Symbols, etc.	xxi
1. Introduction	1
2. Cost Analysis Tools	5
Whole-life Cost Model for Cost-Benefit Analysis	6
Calculating Cost per Day of Carrier Operations	11
Comparing Acquisition Costs with Annual Operating Costs	13
Comparing Acquisition Costs with Annual Personnel Costs	14
3. Acquisition Cost Savings	20
Reducing Construction Labour Costs	20
Reducing Construction Material Costs	26
Other Possible Ways of Reducing Acquisition Costs	28
Summary	30
4. Minimising Annual Support Costs	32
Maintenance of CVS Carriers	32
Maintenance of CVF carriers	34
Cost Drivers	36
Cruise Ship Insights	38
Paint Issues	45
Summary	48
5. Contractor Logistics Support	49
Current CLS Arrangements	50
Implications for the CVF	52
SUMMARY	59
6. Estimating the CVF Complement	61
Is Thales's CVF Complement Estimate Optimistic?	61
Other Considerations In Reducing the CVF Complement	64
Comparing Complementing Practices	65
How Complementing Systems Vary	71
Towards More Effective Complementing	75
Summary	84
7. Complement-Reducing Initiatives on Other Platforms	87
Transfer of U.S. Ships to the Military Sealift Command	89
U.S. Carriers	94
The U.S. Navy's Smart Ship	98
The U.S. Navy's Optimal Manning Experiment	100
LPD-17 and Other Amphibious Ships	102
The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNN)	106
DD(X)	110
Summary	112
8. Identifying and Evaluating Complement Reduction Options	115
Damage Control Options	118
Marine Engineering Options	122
Medical/Dental Options	126
Supply Department Options	126
Warfare Department Options	130
Deck/Air/Weapons Engineering Departments	133
Shipwide Options	134
Synthesis	144
Summary	153
Appendix A. Evaluation of Candidate Options, by Department	157
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FIGURES
Figure 1.1 - Most Whole-Life CVF Costs Are Expected to Accrue After 
the Ships Are Acquired	3
Figure 2.1 / High-Level Architecture or WLC Model for the CVF 
Programme	9
Figure 2.2 / Production Cost Influence Diagram	10
Figure 2.3 / Cumulative Probability Plots for Baseline and Option A 
Cases	11
Figure 2.4 - Whole Life Cost Ratio for Selected Ranks, Trades	17
Figure 2.5 - Whole-Life Costs for Enlisted Ratings, by Discount Rate	18
Figure 2.6 - Whole Life Costs for Officer Ranks, by Discount Rate	19
Figure 3.1 / Notional Breakout of Carrier Construction Costs	20
Figure 3.2 / Potential Workforce Demands for two CVF Ships	24
Figure 3.3 / Cost Impact of Varying Start Date of CVF Ship 2	25
Figure 3.4 / Percentage of Total Cost Due to Change: Military versus 
Commercial	29
Figure 3.5 / Timing of Change Orders for Military and Commercial 
Programmes	30
Figure 4.1 - The Timing and Intensity of CVS Refits	33
Figure 4.2 - Removing a Gearbox from the HMS Invincible 	35
Figure 4.3 - Largest Categories of USS Constellation Lifetime 
Maintenance	38
Figure 5.1 - A C-21A	51
Figure 5.2 - A CVF Carrier Compared to VT CLS Vessels	53
Figure 6.1 - The CVF Complement Is Below Historical and Recent Trends	63
Figure 6.2 - U.K. and U.S. Complements Differ in the Percentage of 
Officers Assigned	81
Figure 6.3 - Up-Front Funds for Technology Investment Are "Costly"	83
Figure 7.1 - Complement Reductions of Selected Case Studies	89
Figure 8.1 - Integrated Bridge	132
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TABLES
Table 4.1
Thales' CVF Acquisition and In-service Cost Drivers	37
Table 4.2
Costs of Trash Handling, Current U.S. Navy Carrier vs. Commercial 
Cruise Ship	42
Table 4.3
Heating and Ventilating Costs and Manpower, U.S. Navy Carrier vs. 
Commercial Cruise Ship	43
Table 4.4
Net Savings from Employing Cruise-Ship-Like Practices for Hotel Func-
tions on CVN 77, Relative to Prevailing U.S. Navy Practices	45
Table 4.4
U.S. Navy List of Products Qualified Under Military Specification MIL-
PRF-24647/Paint System, Anticorrosive and Antifouling, Ship Hull	47
Table 6.1
Complementing Is Approached in Multiple Ways	72
Table 6.2
Carrier Manpower Drivers Listed by Different Organisations	76
Table 6.3
Some Departments Might Be Targeted for Change	78
Table 6.4
Selected Shipboard Functions, by Future Disposition	81
Table 7.1
Complement Reduction, by Department, in U.S. Navy-MSC AOE Transfers	91
Table 7.2
U.S. Navy Carrier Technology Development, by Time Frame	96
Table 7.3
Measures to Enhance Operations and Reduce Workload and Costs 
on LPD-17	106
Table 8.1
NASA Technical Levels of Readiness	117
Table 8.2
RAND Technical Levels of Readiness for CVF Evaluation	117
Table 8.3
Damage Control Options	119
Table 8.4
Marine Engineering Options	123
Table 8.5
Supply Department Options	127
Table 8.6
Warfare Department Options	131
Table 8.7
Ship-wide Options (Part 1)	135
Table 8.8
Ship-wide Options (Part 2)	140
Table 8.9
Many Reduction Options Have Low Cost	145
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Aircraft carriers -- Great Britain -- Design and onstruction.
Aircraft carriers -- Great Britain -- Costs.