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Product-Centric Facility Design

Project Participants: General Dynamics Electric Boat Project Start: June 2004 The objective of this Electric Boat (EB)-led project was to re-engineer the structural fabrication processes of the total enterprise that affects the building of major structural assemblies in order to significantly reduce the construction schedule of Virginia Class Submarines (VCS). EB used a product-centric approach, […]

Governmnet Furnished Material Improvement Process

Project Participants: General Dynamics Electric Boat Project Start: July 2011 Reducing VIRGINIA-Class Submarine (VCS) construction costs to $2B and cycle time to 60-months are the primary goals to increasing acquisition and maintaining the submarine industrial base. The objective of this Office of Naval Research (ONR) Government Furnished Material (GFM) Improvement Project is to pilot a […]

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