Auros to play key role in NSRP panel project

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NSRP issues RFI on shipyard best practices

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NSRP looks at shipbuilding cost management software

NSRP is an industry-led, Navy-sponsored collaboration of U.S. shipyards working together to reduce the cost of building, operating and repairing Navy ships by improving productivity and quality through advanced technology and processes. Its various panels strive for the discussion of best practices and overlapping challenges.

The CostFact software that will be in the spot light at next month’s San Diego has been developed in close cooperation with naval shipyards such as ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and incorporates a number of best-practice methods.

The meeting in San Diego offers the opportunity to look at selected CostFact features. Case studies will demonstrate the application of CostFact at naval shipyards. The integration of CostFact with the CAD software ShipConstructor will also be shown.



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NSPS: Ottawa brings in a bean counter

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