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Aircraft Carrier Sea Systems Test Case-CVN68 Nimitz

This test case is based on the Aircraft Carrier Sea Systems Template 881C structure, weight distributions, and manufacturing complexities. All hardware objects are scaled to the weight of Nimitz aircraft carrier. No changes are made to the software objects of the template. This example uses schedule dates of the Nimitz program. No attempt has been made to simulate the Nimitz design heritage or quantities of spares, prototypes, and production units. Therefore, this example should be viewed as an illustration of how the aircraft carrier sea system template can be used to produce a rough cost estimate of a known naval program.