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  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy scientists are looking into the possibility of developing a ballistic protection material that would be similar to Kevlar, with the only difference being the fact that the new material would be produced from eel slime. According to the navy, scientists and engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center have successfully recreated a natural material used […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the navy’s premier science and technology research squadron, Scientific Development Squadron ONE (VXS-1), have unveiled the UV-18 “Twin Otter” as the newest addition to the squadron’s fleet of aircraft research platforms. The UV-18 is the military equivalent of the DeHavilland DHC-6 — a high-wing, unpressurized twin engine turbine […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Russian Navy’s research ship Seliger was spotted near the Olympic park in Sochi, Russia the BBC reported.   Sochi is secured by 40,000 police officers, troops and hundreds of security cameras due to the Olympic games, which will start in three days. The Seliger was launched by Kaliningrad-based shipyard, Yantar in 2009 and commissioned […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Research & Development

    The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) celebrated the opening of its Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR), during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Washington March 16. The LASR facility will integrate science and technology components into research prototype systems and will become the nerve center for basic research that supports autonomous systems research for the Navy and […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Research & Development

      With India likely to get an additional one million square km of Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the quantum of ocean-related research will… (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, November 18, 2011

  • 15 May 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    After almost 170 years of searching to understand the fate of English explorer Sir John Franklin’s fabled arctic voyage, a multilateral partnership from public, private and non-profit sectors, led by the Government of Canada, resulted in the finding of one of the two lost Franklin vessels, HMS Erebus, igniting worldwide attention. The combination of state-of-the-art […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted an emergent recovery of 11 researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the Papahnaumokukea Marine National Monument Aug. 8.   The purpose of the operation was to assist the researchers in retreating from imminent […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Research & Development

      Researchers from the University of Hawaii have discovered three sunken U.S. Navy vessels off the coast of Oahu’s South Shore.   (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, October 10, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Industry news

    On Dec 25, Russian naval ensign would be hoisted on research ship Seliger which has successfully finished state trials… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 18, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 15 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) yesterday announced plans to issue 24 awards totaling $167 million over the next five years to academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research.   The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program supports research conducted by teams of investigators that intersect more than one traditional science and engineering discipline in […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Thales UK announced it has teamed up with Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd. for research in the field of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). The agreement follows the opening of a new UK maritime autonomy center in the south-west of England, in October this year. Thales has invested £1 million in the facility to build on its leadership in autonomous […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    UK Minister for Portsmouth Matthew Hancock opened a new £4 million centre for research into unmanned autonomous boats, submarines and other vessels on November 17. This market is estimated to be worth £9 billion each year over the next 8 years. The Centre for Maritime Intelligence Systems (CMIS) was announced by the Prime Minister in […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities

    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. […]

  • 15 July 2011

    Piracy in the Indian Ocean is hampering the efforts of climate change researchers to the point where they have had to call in the Australian… (markacadey) [mappress] Source: markacadey, July 15, 2011;

  • 25 May 2017
    Authorities

    The Spanish Navy-operated research ship ‘Hespérides’ returned to her homeport in Cartagena on May 23, concluding the 30th Spanish Antarctic campaign. During the almost six months Hesperides spent at sea, scientists carried out 17 projects, mostly related to climate change. Rotating on the ship, more than 200 scientists and technicians from 15 nations performed their research under […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Industry news

    Chief of U.S. Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder joined family members of the late Neil Armstrong March 29 to christen the Navy’s newest research ship, named for the legendary astronaut and first man to walk on the moon.   The lead Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship in its class, the research vessel (R/V) […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Ocean Sciences Division are optimizing the placement of ocean gliders and the usage of glider data to improve the US Navy’s ability to predict ocean conditions. “Predicting the ocean’s interior weather is challenging, yet it has important implications for all those who sail and operate on its waters,” […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the nation’s newest research vessel will be named R/V Sally Ride, in honor of the former UC San Diego faculty member who was the first American female astronaut and the youngest American to fly in space. The ship is owned by the U.S. Navy, will be operated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Industry news

    ST-367 ‘Cabo de Horno’ was recently delivered from Asmar Shipbuilding in Talcahuano, Chile to the Chilean Navy. The vessel is a 74 m long Fishery and Oceanographic Research vessel, built and outfitted for fishery and oceanographic research operation in the Chilean waters. The vessel is built to the ICES 209 noise standard, which implies very […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Industry news

    Research ship Yantar on May 31 left covered workshop of JSC Yantar Shipyard and was moved to… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 4, 2012; Image: JSC Yantar Shipyard

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), in support of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and in cooperation with academia, is participating in a multi-country, acoustic scattering experiment in the Gulf of Mexico until June 2013. The test event dubbed TREX is a Target Reverberation Experiment with the key objective to understand […]

  • 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) […]