Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) plans to launch a global program through which university-based teams may compete for over $1 million by pitching quantum technologies. The International Quantum U Tech Accelerator competition will have 36 teams propose quantum projects in the areas of timing, information processing, computing, sensing and communications.Read More »
The U.S. Marine Corps Systems (USMC) Command has partnered with the Office of Naval Research and the service branch's Combat Development and Integration unit to conduct procurement planning efforts for a combat vehicle concept.Read More »
The Department of Defense has selected Virginia Tech for awards under the Pentagon’s annual Defense University Research Instrumentation Program.Read More »
The Department of Defense has awarded $48.9M in total grants for 172 university researchers to procure equipment and develop students' science, technology, engineering and math skills.Read More »
The Office of Naval Research is working to develop a cloud platform that would address computing challenges that come the increase of data sources. ONR partnered with the U.S. Navy's small business innovation research program to create Cloud-to-Edge, a cloud computing environment designed to facilitate big data processing for warfighters, the service branch said Tuesday.Read More »
The U.S. Navy seeks to reinforce the service branch's collaboration capacities through the creation of five regional tech bridges in the U.S.Read More »
Jay Cooper, formerly a comptroller at the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research, was appointed associate director of research for business operations at the Naval Research Laboratory.
He possess more than two decades of federal service experience and will perform policy development, executive management and program administration duties to support the scientific directorate's activities, the branch said Monday.
The U.S. Navy test-fired 20 hyper velocity projectiles from guided missile destroyer USS Dewey into the Pacific Ocean last summer, USNI News reported Tuesday. The ship fired the missiles from its Mk 45 naval gun as part of the effort to expand the weapon's utility against unmanned aircraft and cruise missiles, the report noted.Read More »