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Alexandria, VA 22314

Upcoming events

    • 17 Jan 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 6350 Newtown Road, Norfolk VA

    Speaker: CAPT Lehnhart, USN--NAVSEA 00C, Atlantic Diving and Salvage Director

    Topic: EL FARO (MSC) sinking/ recovery, USS McCAIN damage/ recovery and USS FITZGERALD damage/ recovery


     

    • 23 Jan 2018
    • ASNE Headquarters

    Details

    Intro to Combat System Engineering introduces participants to the basic principles, processes and products of Combat System Engineering utilizing a structured, disciplined, and documented systems engineering approach. This approach enables multidisciplinary teamwork and product development needed to satisfy operator requirements. Participants have the opportunity to apply the skills they've learned in the classroom through group exercises while hearing real-life scenarios from the instructors. Registration is limited to US Citizens only.

    Pricing

    ASNE Member $300.00
    ASNE Non-Member $400.00
    Join ASNE and Attend Course $445.00

    Location

    ASNE Headquarters
    1452 Duke Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314

    Registration

    • 22 Feb 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Details

    Webinar will be held from 1200-1300 via Skype for Business. Dial-in information will be sent 24 hours prior to the webinar.

    Many fleets around the world are trying to increase their fleets while still holding to budgetary constraints. One viable solution is to build classes of smaller platforms, using mostly commercial standards and hardware, to boost fleet numbers. At the forefront of this category is the Offshore Patrol Vessel, or OPV.

    Like most other ship categories, it is difficult to use absolutes to define the OPV. While its category can be defined broadly in terms of length, tonnage or speed, defining a specific mission or missions for this category of ship can prove elusive. But in general, OPVs are large patrol vessels designed for extended range and patrolling duration. Most range in the median category of approximately 700 and 3,700 tons and 50-110 meters, but again these numbers can vary greatly. The ships are designed for extended endurance, range and adequate sea-keeping necessary for continuous patrolling for weeks, or even months, in duration. OPVs are often built to commercial standards, though may incorporate space and weight margins for future weapon upgrades. To accomodate these upgrades, certain naval standards and weapons effects cirteria may be incorporated.

    This webinar will attempt to answer these questions regarding the estimated $60 billion (US) OPV market:
    1. Define OPVs
    2. Explain the need for OPVs and their various missions
    3. Provide examples of OPVs around the world
    4. Describe the current OPV market

    Pricing

    ASNE Member  $0.00
    ASNE Non-Member $20.00

    Registration

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