By Edward G. Keating, John F. Schank, John Birkler, Robert Murphy
The extra adequately a value index captures a shipbuilder1s chance, the fewer the military must have to pay its shipbuilders. The military makes use of such indexes to right for major rate dangers open air its shipbuilders1 regulate. an established material-cost index in military shipbuilding is the steel-vessel index, however it is superseded and unstable. The authors urge the military to boost a modern-vessel index that extra properly represents the fabrics used at the present time.
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