Navy expects Hawaii shipyard's 'digital twin' to reach 'full capability' early next year

By Justin Katz / October 22, 2019 at 3:18 PM
The Navy used the recent maintenance availability of the fast-attack submarine Asheville (SSN-758) to build a "digital twin" of its Hawaii-based public shipyard, an effort it plans to replicate elsewhere next year, according to two senior service officials. "The Navy and its industry partner tracked every aspect of the recent USS Asheville (SSN-758) maintenance availability to build a 'digital twin' of the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard," the officials told lawmakers today in written testimony . Navy acquisition executive Hondo Geurts...

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