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 »
The U.S. Navy has decided to designate information about the status of the service's first unmanned warship as “classified” following initial tests of its first prototype, National Defense reported Monday. In November, ONR tested the prototype Sea Hunter ship outside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. ONR tested the ship's endurance and range capabilities to establish “operator trust in safe reliable operations,” according to Lt. Cmdr. Tim Gorman, a spokesperson for U.S. Pacific Fleet.Read More »
Innovators from the U.S. Navy have introduced new technologies at an Office of Naval Research-funded year-end review to address emerging threats.Read More »
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has introduced a bill that seeks to form a Defense Department-led consortium to coordinate quantum computing research efforts between government, academic and commercial entities. The Quantum Computing Research Act would establish the Quantum Computing Research Consortium to offer grants and manage public-private sector collaboration, according to an …Read More »
The U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research will collaborate with Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science to develop an autonomous unmanned marine vehicle intended for coastal security operations. FAU will conduct a five-year research project that aims to produce unmanned surface vehicles that would function as base ships for smaller …Read More »