Office of Naval Research

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A leading military research unit celebrates a century of work

It was established in the steam-power and rotary engine era. And it remains relevant in the nuclear and jet propulsion era. The Naval Research Laboratory…

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A new challenge to automate one of the most tedious jobs in government

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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (May 16, 2016) Lauren Burnette, from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific, explains the Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR) Lab demo to a visitor at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) exhibit during the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. BEMR is designed to showcase and demonstrate cutting edge low cost commercial mixed reality, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies and to provide a facility where warfighters, researchers, government, industry and academia can collaborate. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

This Naval Research innovation initiative suddenly seems super relevant

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Navy pursuing artificial intelligence to enable faster performance

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Army investing in 5G switches that will save energy

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Naval research chief: AI upgrades similar to tech improvements pre-WWII

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HBCUs & the US Navy: All hands on deck

Anthony Smith, director of the Department of the Navy’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institution (HBCU/MI) program., joins…

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Office of Naval Research is DoD’s newest organization to set up innovation cell

ONR is following the trend of doing things just like Silicon Valley.

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Steve Blank: Office of Naval Research goes lean on innovation

For the Navy, much of the innovation has come from the Office of Naval Research. Now the ONR is starting to use so-called lean innovation process.

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