It includes the set of activities encompassed within the scope of the design of the ship, which allows it to ensure the vessel functional and physical integrity, and maintain the capabilities of the ship during its service stage.
The development level acquired by Navantia, in terms of engineering capabilities, is one of the pillars that support the activity of Navantia in through life support, given that it is the main risk mitigation factor that arise in supporting the cycle of life of the ships.
The services provided within the through life support engineering are the following:
- Design authority to support the modifications of the vessel in its service stage.
- Configuration management
- Obsolescence management
- Technological refreshment
- Obtaining design improvements derived from failure analysis.
- Implementation of modifications in plans and documentation of the ship.