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Euronaval 2016: BAE benefit from digital design

12th October 2016 - 10:02 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


Digital ship design is bringing a range of benefits to upcoming programmes such as the Type 26 global combat ship and River class OPVs, say BAE Systems engineers.

Speaking during a recent tour of facilities in Scotstoun officials said that with the use of 3D digital design and mapping programmes the company were also to bring efficiency savings and improve subsequent construction.

Real time networked design technology through sites in Glasgow, Filton and Portsmouth enables computer models to be kept up to date with ‘immersive 2D and 3D’, the company states.

Those three sites are among the seven locations described

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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