January 9, 1982 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News


September 30 - October 2 Siloxi, Mississippi The American Society of Naval Engineers, in conjunction with the Ingalls Shipbuilding and Data Systems Divisions of Litton Industries and the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, U.S. Navy, P a s c a g o u l a, Miss., are sponsoring a symposium entitled "Destroyer, Cruiser, and Frigate Technology." The symposium, to be held in Biloxi, Miss., will run from September 30 through October 2, 1982.

Featured speakers for the threeday event will include the Hon.

George H. Sawyer, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Shipbuilding and Logistics; Vice Adm.

Robert L. Walters, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Surface Warfare; and Rear Adm.

Wayne E. Meyer, USN, who is project manager for the Navy's newest cruiser program, the Ticonderoga (CG 47) class of Aegis guided-missile cruisers. Admiral Meyer also has been named project manager for the Navy's next destroyer program, DDG 51.

Fred W. O'Green, chairman of the board of Litton Industries, will be the guest speaker for the symposium's banquet on Friday, October 1.

Designed to bring the Navy and industry together for an interchange of technical ideas for future ship design, the symposium gets underway Thursday, September 30, with two sessions for classified papers at Keesler Air Force Base. The morning session, "Combat Systems Technology," will include presentations on weapons technology, future combat systems, and aircraft support requirements for surface combatant ships. The moderator Photo — McDonnell Douglas 50 for the morning session will be Dr. Thomas Clare, head of the Combat Systems Department, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dalghren, Va.

Thursday afternoon's session, entitled "Survival and Foreign Technology," includes papers on ship detectability reduction, U.S.

and foreign ship technology, and ship survivability. Moderator for this series will be William D.

O'Neil, Director of Ocean Warfare in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.

Friday's sessions, which are unclassified, will be held at the Biloxi Hilton Hotel. The morning program is on "Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Technology." Included in the presentations are discussions on structural design and stress loads, naval architecture, crew requirements and general shipbuilding technology.

The moderator will be Wolfgang Reuter, executive vice president, Designers and Planners, Inc.

The Friday afternoon session, "Machinery and Logistics Technology," includes papers on propulsion and auxiliary machinery, and manufacturing technology.

The moderator for this program will be Edward T. Kinney, executive director, Deputy Commander for Ship Systems, NAVSEA 05.

Saturday morning, October 2, will include tours of Tngalls Shipbuilding, lead shipbuilder of four new classes of surface combatants in the past decade. In addition to the above tour, guided tours will be conducted aboard the U.S. Navy's newest guided- [...]

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