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  • 21 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently welcomed the U.S. Navy’s newest research vessel R/V Sally Ride in honor of the first American female astronaut. The Navy’s Superintendent of Shipbuilding received the ship from the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard in Anacortes, Washington, and ONR delivered it to officials from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global has launched Global-X, a nine-month international science challenge worth up to $750,000 USD to encourage groundbreaking research from all around the world. ONR coordinates, executes and promotes the science and technology programs of the US Navy and Marine Corps. As informed, ONR Global will competitively select and […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy is developing the Resilient Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical Security (RHIMES) system, a cyber protection system designed to make its shipboard mechanical and electrical control systems resilient to cyber attacks, officials announced Sept. 17. Dr. Ryan Craven, a program officer of the Cyber Security and Complex Software Systems Program in the Mathematics Computer […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) remains committed to the development of alternative energy sources for the warfighter and is moving forward with a new research effort that involves partners ranging from naval warfare and engineering centers, to veterans and wounded warrior programs. The Energy Systems Technology and Evaluation Program (ESTEP) that has started in […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Office of Naval Research’s global (ONR Global) department joined the international scientific community at OCEANS 11 IEEE Santander Conference, June 6-9 in Spain, to exchange ideas and support student participation to develop future experts in marine technology. “The topics covered in technical sessions and the commercial technologies on display directly relate to three […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Scientists from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) will convene in Salt Lake City for an international gathering of marine science experts Feb. 20-24. Attendees of the 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting can visit the ONR-sponsored exhibit booth to view unmanned underwater systems, see video demonstrations of ONR-supported oceanographic research projects and talk with program officers […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The deafening roar of supersonic aircraft can cause hearing damage to Sailors and Marines on flight decks, so the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is funding a new project to help reduce jet noise, officials announced April 12. “The noise problem falls into two categories: noise exposure on the flight deck and noise impact on […]

  • 14 February 2011

    Geoff S. Fein, Office of Naval Research To rapidly develop a new way to deliver information to the fleet, the Office of Naval Research (O… (defencetalk) [mappress] Source: defencetalk, February 14, 2011

  • 15 December 2011
    Equipment & technology

      With Sailors and Marines increasingly relying upon networked data and apps, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) demonstrated to Department of the Navy officials how a new suite of information technology tools could improve fleet operations during experiments Dec. 14 in Dahlgren, Va. “We’re trying to take our prototypes and have them work in […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Office of Naval Research and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory awarded BAE Systems a $3.9 million contract to develop a customized variant of the lock-on naval electro-optic/infrared sensor system (LockNESS™) maritime defense system. Proliferation of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, and fast attack craft/fast inshore attack craft (FAC/FIAC), which can be deployed at a relatively low […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced it has completed testing and trials of the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) vessel. The technology demonstration vessel, christened Sea Hunter, has now been delivered to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) which will continue developing the revolutionary prototype vehicle. Sea Hunter is the first […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Training & Education

      The Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) biennial 2012 Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Partnership Conference will take place Oct. 22-24, officials announced Jan. 19. “The chief of naval operations has challenged us to meet the Navy and Marine Corps’ vision for 2025,” said Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, chief of naval research. “Our goal is […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Nov. 23, it ranked 29th in a subcategory of the recently released “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” survey. ONR’s placement among the 208 organizations ranked in the agency subcomponents category makes it not only a best place to work in the federal government, but also […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Office of Naval Research has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) a $2.6 million two-year contract to supply technology solutions that will ensure the manufacturability of metallic parts from additive manufacturing (AM) machines. The contract, awarded through the Quality Metal Additive Manufacturing (Quality MADE) program, could move the US Navy closer to being able […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) will head a U.S. Navy contingent demonstrating 10 technology projects during the first-ever Unmanned Warrior joint exercise hosted by the British Royal Navy. Unmanned Warrior is part of a larger, British naval exercise called Joint Warrior, which provides a semi-annual opportunity for U.S., British, NATO and allied units to train […]

  • 29 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Office of Naval Research has been working away on a suite of futuristic weapons, but it’s hard to think of anything that could out-gun i… By Evan Ackerman (dvice) [mappress] Source: dvice, March 29, 2011;

  • 6 January 2015

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has received its new chief of naval research (CNR). Rear Adm. Mathias W. Winter, a decorated aviator with advanced degrees in both computer science and national resource strategy, officially took the helm of ONR, the organization that leads Navy and Marine Corps research efforts, during a change-of-command held on Dec. […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Office of Naval Research-founded electromagnetic railgun, which is installed aboard the joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), shown by an artist rendering.   A long range weapon, railgun, can launch projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants and is under testing at Naval Sea Systems Command, Dahlgren Division. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, April […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Researchers from Denmark, Canada and the US worked together recently to plant buoys into the Arctic Ocean to collect weather and oceanographic data to enhance forecasting and environmental models. The U.S National Ice Center (USNIC) coordinated with the Office of Naval Research, Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy, the Danish Joint Arctic Command, Environmental and Climate […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Research & Development

    For the next three years, researchers at the University of New Orleans will be working to develop an eel-like device that can slither through shallow water, gathering information where humans might be at risk of being spotted. The work at the Office of Naval Research is being underwritten by a $937,000 grant from the Navy. […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy is currently in the process of testing a new submarine steam suit that designed to protect sailors from steam leaks on nuclear-powered submarines. The suit was recently demonstrated by the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) at naval submarine base New London where former USS Toledo (SSN 769) jumped into the suit […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Industry news

    Office of Naval Research (ONR) revealed that a West Coast-based shipyard has been awarded $70 million for the construction of the second of two modern oceanographic research vessels. Following a previously awarded contract for AGOR 27, the first of the two new research vessels, Dakota Creek Industries Inc. of Anacortes, Wash., will initiate the design […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems was awarded a $34.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for the development of the Electromagnetic (EM) Railgun under Phase 2 of the Navy’s Innovative Naval Prototype (INP) program. The focus of Phase 2 is to advance the Railgun technology by maturing the launcher and pulsed power from a single […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Former U.S. Navy research vessel R/V Melville, now BRP Gregorio Velasquez, arrived to Manila, Philippines today, June 10 as the Philippine Navy’s first dedicated research vessel. The U. S. Navy transferred ownership of BRP Gregorio Velasquez to the Philippine on April 27, 2016. The 279 feet (85m) long vessel arrived to the country after almost a month and […]

  • 28 September 2015

    US Navy recently expanded its fleet with the acceptance of the Auxiliary General Purpose Oceanographic Research Vessel (AGOR), R/V Neil Armstrong, AGOR 27. Handed over on September 23, R/V Neil Armstrong will carry on the legacy of the naval aviator and astronaut who stated, “Research is creating new knowledge.” AGOR 27 is a well-equipped modern oceanographic […]

  • 31 March 2011

      The Department of the Navy announced today the award of $10.8 million to scientists and engineers at 18 academic institutions as part of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) 2011 Young Investigator Program (YIP). “The Young Investigator Program is an important part of the Department of the Navy’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The research vessel Roger Revelle, owned by the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research and operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, returns to San Diego after a six-year deployment. Roger Revelle (1909-1991), the ship’s namesake, was director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1951 to 1964. Long associated with the University […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR)-sponsored Annual International RoboSub Competition kicked off in San Diego, California, on July 26. In its 20th edition, the autonomous underwater vehicles event is taking place at Space and Naval Warfare System Center Pacific’s (SSC Pacific) Transducer Evaluation Center pool. The competition features student-designed and -built vehicles navigating their way […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Since World War II, sea mines have damaged or sunk four times more U.S. Navy ships than all other means of attack combined, according to a Navy report on mine warfare.   New sonar research being performed by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) could improve the Navy’s ability to find sea mines deep under […]