World's First Naval Exposition Set For Netherlands June '78

A timely exhibition and conference covering the full range of unclassified naval requirements and including the latest in warship design, ship systems and equipment, naval armament and electronics is to take place in Europe, June 6-8, 1978.

The first of its kind to be organized on such a broad scale, the International Naval Technology Expo—INTEC '78—is to be held in the Ahoy' Exhibition Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and will attract top-ranking naval officers and procurement officials from defense establishments throughout Europe and the maritime nations of the world. A strong contingent of specialized technical staff representing prime naval and defense contractors is also expected to attend.

The exhibition will feature advances in naval technology worldwide, in such areas as naval ship design and construction, power and propulsion, communications and navigation, command and control, electronic warfare, electro- optics and naval armament, including antisubmarine and mine warfare, environmental systems and navy-related equipment. Naval aviation will also be featured at INTEC '78. In addition, Rotterdam's harbor, one of the largest in the world, will permit exhibitors to demonstrate a wide range of naval craft.

To complement the exhibits, an extensive technical conference program is being organized, covering warship design and utilization, advances in naval armament, fire control electronics, command and control, training and simulation, etc., and selected topics emphasizing the use of such equipment in naval operations. Specialists who have distinguished themselves in various areas of naval technology are being invited to direct and contribute to the conference program.

INTEC '78 is organized by Kiver Communications S.A. of England, a company experienced in producing a variety of international exhibitions, including the "Military Electronics Defence Expo," now in its second year at Wiesbaden, Germany. Kiver Communications is a subsidiary of Industrial & Scientific Conference Management, Inc., of the United States. This company specializes in high technology and industrial exhibitions and is ranked among the largest producers of trade shows and conventions worldwide. The conference part of INTEC '78 is organized by the respected multi-language publication "International Defense Review," which is also sponsoring the exhibitions. For complete information, contact Joseph C. Maurer, Industrial and Scientific Conference Management, Inc., 222 West Adams Street, Chicago, 111. 60606.

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