MSC.Software Corporation has announced the signing of a key agreement with Litton Avondale Industries, a division of Litton Ship Systems. The agreement includes products for analyzing ship hull structures, foundations, decks and other ship components.
According to the Shipbuilders Council of America, more than 2000 vessels are built annually by the US shipyard Industry. Builders of commercial vessels are leaders in applying innovative technologies making the industry more efficient, safer and environmentally sound. Litton Avondale is currently working on a variety of United States Navy construction programs, a United States Coast Guard (USCG) ship program, and commercial oil tanker construction. MSC.Software gives Litton Avondale the tools to streamline current product design process and realize an enhanced analysis capability with the integration of CAD data into the FEA process.