This paper reports on the results of a study of the international competitiveness of the U.S. shipbuilding industry. It describes the results of a detailed technology survey of five U.S. and five overseas shipyards. It then discusses the relative levels of technology application by the U.S. and overseas industries. A detailed competitive analysis is then presented. Finally, specific areas for improvement needed by the U.S. industry are recommended.

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