Every naval platform brings its own challenges that flow from operational requirements to equipment specifications.
MacTaggart Scott engineers tackle these design challenges with enthusiasm and professional expertise. The challenge may be the size of the equipment, such as a large aircraft lift, or the detailed specification, such as for an ammunition elevator. Add stringent environmental requirement, such as withstanding high levels of shock, surviving submarine dive pressure or the general marine environment and the task can be stimulating!
Some case studies are presented to illustrate the type of work normally undertaken by MacTaggart Scott. Research papers and customer references are also included as case studies.
Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft LiftsMacTaggart Scott was contracted to design and supply two aircraft lifts for each of the Royal Navy aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales. At 70 ton Safe Working Load, these are...Read More