Tag Archives: Office of Naval Research

AFRL, Partners to Launch Global Quantum Competition

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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.

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Navy Develops Cloud Environment for Big Data Computing

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.

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Jay Cooper Appointed Business Ops Research Director at NRL

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.

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Navy Tests Hyper Velocity Projectiles From Mk 45 Naval Gun

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.

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