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the feasibility of a corrosion resistant ship
the effects of corrosion on naval vessels have become more prominent as the acquisition of new equipment has slowed and more reliance is placed on the service of aging equipment. recent studies in the us indicate corrosion is having an enormous impact on military costs, representing one of the largest through life cost components of military systems. these costs include the direct costs such as the manpower and material that ar...