Depreciated skill no longer in the game

Mechanical engineering Governing aptitude: Technology
Stand-alone components and replacement parts can be manufactured using portable mini-forges or blueprint-assisted tools. A good engineer is an expert in both the manufacturing process and in the integration of these components with existing systems.
Upgrade per Rank +1% ordnance points (per rank, all ships in fleet)
Hull mods Advanced Turret Gyros (1)
Auxiliary Thrusters (2)
Extended Shields (4)
Front Shield Emitter (5)
Augmented Engines (7)
Omni Shield Emitter (10)
Effective Maintenance (5) +10% hull integrity (all ships in fleet)