Moving optical technology in-house
France, Bruce E. Sr.
MetadataShow full item record
The Navy, through as series of projects and programs, is identifying a considerable number of uses for optical technology. Key commands and Navy projects using optical technology are identified and reviewed. Currently, the Navy has no production capability for this medium nor does an optical production facility exist for classified data. The issue is whether the Navy should develop an optical technology production facility to avoid the use of outside contractors. This research loos as current costs for producing CD-ROM and what cost savings might be incurred through the in-house use of this technology. And if the technology were developed internally, questions such as who should manage this program and how should it be managed need to be addressed. The impact and benefits and barriers to developing an optical technology in-house capability in the Navy are summarized.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Batteson, Bruce (Monterey, CA; Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-09);Fast neutron detection is critical to the interdiction of illicit special nuclear material, among other potential applications. The use of heavy oxide scintillators to detect fast neutrons is one technology requiring little ...
Chen, H.; Hospodar, E. Jr.; Agrawal, B.N. (2004);Free-Space Optical Communications requires stable and precise pointing on spacecraft to maintain optimal operating condition. One technology to achieve high precision pointing and steering for imaging or laser communication ...
Rodriguez, Joseph F. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1990-03);The use of optical technology has been assessed as the next step in the storage of information. Optical imaging systems for paper management have the potential benefits of improving productivity and permitting access to ...