SNAME Chesapeake Section Hears Landing Craft And Steering Gear Papers

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,


Port security: A Historical Perspective

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.

Littoral Combat Ship Takes One Step Closer to Reality

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

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