Office of Naval Research Story Archive

Rewarding Work: ONR Autonomous System a Finalist for Aviation Award  (13 February 2018)
Every year, new technologies emerge that could change how naval forces operate. One of those technologies is the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS)-an Office of Naval Research-led program that can make any rotary-wing aircraft capable of fully autonomous flight.
Best and Brightest: ONR, 2018 Young Investigator Program  (21 February 2018)
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) today announced awards of $16 million through its 2018 Young Investigator Program (YIP). The awards were made to 31 scientists whose research holds strong promise across a wide range of naval-relevant science and technology areas.
History Untold: World War II Veteran Shares Tales of the Montford Point Marines  (1 March 2018)
As part of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) National African-American History Month observance, members of the Montford Point Marines Association discussed the experiences of the first African-American Marines who entered the Marine Corps during World War II at an ONR event Feb. 22.
STEM Educator Receives Award at 2018 Engineers Week  (6 March 2018)
One of the objectives for the Department of Defense, defined in the 2018 National Defense Strategy, is to cultivate workforce talent.
Battle Rhythm: Navy Looking at Sleep, Decision-Making Links  (16 March 2018)
In the military, operational tempo is fast paced and the mission takes top priority, day or night. Such dedication, however, can cause sleep to become a lower priority and fatigue a dangerous reality.
Game of Drones? Computers To Help Navy Recruit Unmanned Systems Operators  (19 March 2018)
The Naval Aerospace Medical Institute and Adaptive Immersion Technologies, a software company, are developing a computer game to identify individuals with the right skills to be UxV operators. The project, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), is called StealthAdapt.
Office of Naval Research Wants to Innovate at Startup Speed  (2 April 2018)
Responding to a call from top military leaders to accelerate delivery of technology to the warfighter, officials from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently launched a program designed to spur innovation in the Navy and Marine Corps.

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