ASNE Annual Meeting Set For May 2-3 In Washington, D.C.

The president of The American Society' of Naval Engineers (ASNE), Rear Adm. D.H.

Jackson, USN, announced that the Society has scheduled its annual national meeting, ASNE Day, for Thursday and Friday, May 2-3, 1974, at the Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C. The Society, founded in 1888, by definition includes all arts and sciences applied in the research, development, design, construction, operation, maintenance and logistic support of ships, aircraft, ship-related systems, ocean structures and fixed and mobile shore facilities used by the Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and the maritime auxiliaries for the defense and well-being of the nation.

The theme of this year's meeting is "Work of Interest to the Naval Engineer" and during the two-day technical session, 16 papers will be presented covering such technical topics as Test and Evaluation Programs, Navy Diver Programs, Advances in Naval Combat Systems and Celestial Navigation, Environmental Protection Systems, Combatant Capability and Tactical Requirements, Manning Requirements, Modular Ship Design, etc. Discussions are planned to follow each presentation to stimulate activity among a cross-section of Government and industry engineers and military officers in attendance.

J. Vollbrecht, president, Aerojet General Corporation, will speak at the annual banquet on May 3, 1974.

Registration for the technical sessions and/ or luncheon and banquet may be made in advance with ASNE at its headquarters at 1012- 14th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005, or upon arrival at the Registration Desk in the Shoreham Hotel's Executive Room. Room reservations should be made directly with the hotel.

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