Today, at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, Chief of Naval Research (CNR) Rear Adm. David J. Hahn publicly announced the finalists of the CNR Concept Challenge- a historic call for innovative ideas to support the Navy and Marine Corps of the future.
Today, at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, Chief of Naval Research (CNR) Rear Adm. David J. Hahn publicly unveiled the new strategic direction-a Framework- for the U.S. Navy's continuum of research and development.
The U.S. Navy has enjoyed uncontested global maritime supremacy for the past 25 years, said Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, held July 20-21 in Washington, D.C.
More than 300 high school and college engineering students tested their mechanical, electrical, computer and systems engineering skills, as well as their presentation skills and teamwork, while competing for cash prizes at the recent 20th International RoboSub Competition.
From the proper etiquette of entering a room at an important ceremony, to facilitating international communication and cooperation with top foreign dignitaries and senior officers, a protocol officer's job is complex and important.
Georgia Tech and the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, sponsored by the ONR are sponsoring the development of a series of new specialized tests to assess cognitive abilities and personality traits, and identify potential Navy and Marine Corps unmanned aviation systems (UAS) operators.
Addressing a crowd of middle- and high-school students, the former U.S. Army Soldier discussed how he lost his arm and leg to combat-related injuries-describing the challenges of using prosthetic limbs to brush his teeth or enjoy recreation like swimming.
As Hurricane Irma approaches U.S. shores, researchers sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) are using air-dropped autonomous sensors to compile real-time ocean observations to help forecasters predict the strength of future tropical storms.
In an example of international cooperation and scientific collaboration, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) participated in a joint mission to deploy three specialized buoys with sensors into the Arctic Ocean, in the vicinity of the North Pole.
The Office of Naval Research is sponsoring development of a "smart" artificial leg-equipped with special sensors to monitor gait, alert users to prosthetic wear and tear, and warn of potential infection risk.
Special operations divers like Navy SEALs take on life-threatening risks such as enemy combatants and harsh environments. But another hazard is silent and unseen-oxygen toxicity, the result of breathing lethal levels of oxygen that occur at depth and pressure.
Qualcomm. iRobot. You might have heard of these companies-one making a huge impact on your wireless technology, the other keeping your home clean. But what you may not know is that they have deep roots in the Department of Defense, via the Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, program.
To better protect warfighters during live-fire training, the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) TechSolutions program has sponsored the development of a new Google Maps-style software tool to map out training areas in great detail.