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September 27-29, Biloxi, Mississippi

The American Society of Naval

Engineering (ASNE) in cooperation with the Surface Navy Association (SNA) and the Supervisor of Ship- building, Pascagoula, Miss., will sponsor a symposium entitled "De- stroyer, Cruiser & Frigate Technol- ogy" on September 27-29, 1990, at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss.

The symposium is planned to bring the Navy and industry to- gether for an interchange of techni- cal ideas for future ship designs.

The 18 invited papers will empha- size subsystem technology in the area of weapons, command and con- trol, aircraft installation, machin- ery, hydrodynamics, structures, sur- vivability and detectability. Addi- tional papers are planned on foreign technology, technology needs and technology assessment. Moderators for the session have been selected from distinguished leaders in the topics being presented. Over 40 companies will have exhibits at the coliseum and additional exhibit space is still available.

Luncheon speakers will feature

Ron Kiss, Director of Shipbuild- ing, Office of the Assistant Secre- tary of the Navy (RD&A), and Rear

Adm. William J. Flanagan Jr.,

Chief of Legislative Affairs. The

Thursday evening banquet speaker will be Vice Adm. John W. Ny- quist, Assistant Chief of Naval Op- erations (Surface Warfare). On Sat- urday morning, September 29, there will be a tour of Ingalls Shipbuilding to include a visit aboard a Ticonde- roga Class cruiser.

Registration fee for the technical conference is $75 for ASNE and

SNA members, $125 for nonmem- bers, and $20 for students. For more information, write or call Mrs. Sal- ly Skolnick at ASNE Headquar- ters at 1452 Duke Street, Alexan- dria, Va. 22314; telephone: (703) 836-6727; or call Kim Shanahan, symposium chairman, at Ingalls

Shipbuilding, Inc. (601) 935-1420.


Thursday, September 27


Jan Hope, Asst. Sec. Navy Office 8:30-9:15 a.m.—"The MEKO Design of

Surface Ships," by Karl Otto Sadler. Blohm + Voss. 9:15-10 a.m.—"Waterjet Propulsion of

Large Marine Craft," by Rolf Stovsson, Ka-

MeWa. 10-10:15 a.m.—Break. 10:15-11 a.m.—"Advanced Epicyclic and

Parallel Offset Propulsion Gearing for Sur- face Ships," by Alan R. Marquis and Ter- ence J. Dansdill, General Electric. 11-11:45 a.m.—"Future Trends in Auxil- iary Machinery," by John R. Ward, DTRC-




George Kerr, DTRC-Carderock 1:30-2:15 p.m.—Advanced Surface Ship

Hull Technology," by Jeffrey E. Beach.

DTRC-Carderock. (continued)

Ron Kiss Photo: Aircraft carrier Forrestal with battle group during Fleet Week in N.Y. Harbor. Rear Adm. William J. Flanagan 58 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News

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