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Surface Combatants Benefit from Northrop Grumman Research

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector reports that it has successfully tested the Low Observable Multifunction Stack (LMS) designed to demonstrate two different advanced exhaust suppresser systems for surface combatants. The exhaust systems,

 

VTHE NEW DDG-51 CLASS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYERS —A Report—

When the Navy announced on 2 April that Bath Iron Works had won the competition to build the first of the new DDG-51 (Arleigh Burkeclass) Aegis guided missile destroyers it meant—for the Navy, and for the U.S. shipbuilding industry as well—the end of a very long wait.

Burton Delivers 224-Foot Seiner, Sixth Of Seven Foir Van Camp

Burton Shipyard, Inc. of Port Arthur, Texas, recently delivered the 224-foot tuna vessel Lady Marion. The steel-hulled tuna purse seiner is the sixth of a seven-vessel contract awarded to Burton by Van Camp Sea Food Co., a division of Ralston Purina Co.

THE FY 86 NAVY PROGRAMS

For the U.S. maritime industry, and for the U.S. Coast Guard, the fiscal year 1986 budget sent to Congress by President Reagan was little short of disastrous. For the U.S. shipbuilding industry and its various suppliers and subcontractors, though,

New York City Marine Society Celebrates 216th Annual Dinner

The Marine Society of the City of New York recently held its 216th consecutive Annual Dinner, at the Plaza Hotel. Throughout its long history, the Society has honored persons in the maritime community who have contributed their time, talent, and expertise.

Henschel Named Exclusive U.S. Licensee For Speed Measuring Units

Henschel, Inc., the Newburyport, Mass., subsidiary of SPD Technologies of Philadelphia, recently agreed to become the exclusive U.S. licensee for a line of marine speed measuring products produced by Aeronautical and General Instruments (AGI) of the United Kingdom.

Letter Of Intent Signed By SPD To Acquire Dyncorp Unit

SPD Technologies has announced the signing of a letter of intent for the acquisition of the ship repair division of Pac Ord, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dyncorp. In announcing the move, SPD president George M. Gordon said the addition of

Nineteen N e w Members Elected To American Bureau Of Shipping

Nineteen maritime executives from six countries were elected Members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semiannual meeting of the ship classification society held at ABS headquarters in New York City on September 23, 1985. The new Members are: Klaus Ahlers,

Comsat Develops New High-Speed Data Service —Literature Available

Comsat Mobile Communications recently announced that it has suc- cessfully tested a new high-speed data service that will make it possible to transmit broadcast quality audio feeds from small land transportable and shipboard satellite terminals.

MAJOR NAVY CONTRACTS

The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. The section covers contracts awarded between July 13 and September 30, 1988. For contracts prior to these dates,

 
 
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