Defence Industry Representatives Voice Concern Over Pinch in Naval Spending
Or if you're already a Defence member, sign in below to download. Sign In Join
What leading edge technologies do submarine planners need to incorporate in their designs for the defence industry? More importantly, how will they generate forward capabilities whilst limiting cost to naval forces worldwide? Ian Parker is the Principal Engineer for BMT Defence Services and emphasises the focus that many designers are keen to address in submarine operations: advanced propulsion motors, stored energy and the future of programmes like Astute and MUFC (Maritime Underwater Future Capability). At the time of recording, SDSR was looming on the horizon and many of the concerns over downsizing sectors are re-emerging today. Turbulent times still lay ahead - how will industry lead the way?