The final meeting of the 1980- 81 season was held by the Chesapeake Section, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, at Quality Inn/Colony 7, Laurel, Md. The technical session was devoted to two papers: "Design of a 35-Knot Planing-Tvpe Landing Craft,
The first foreign terrorist attack inside the United States was not the aviationbased assault of September II, 2001. Eighty-five years earlier, foreign terrorists attacked a vital marine port facility in the Port of New York and New Jersey. Lest we forget.
The push for a new class of U.S. Navy ships, vessels able to operate in shallow draft, near to shore environments, has taken a step closer to reality. The Navy is currently reviewing plans from half a dozen teams, and is expected next month to