This model uses historic outturn costs from previous frigate and destroyer programmes against  MODUK DEF STAN 02-163 (weight breakdown codes for surface ships) to provide basic platform Unit Production Costs (UPC) for military vessels.

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This model was used extensively by Arke throughout the Naval Design Partnership’s Type 26 Concept phase work and rapidly generates multiple estimates based on ship parameters provided by Naval Architects.