Office of Naval Research

  • ‘The future is here today’ at ONR

    When Rear Adm. Matt Winter, outgoing Chief of Naval Research, looks back on his career at the Office of Naval Research, the thing he is most proud of isn’t a new technology or capability. It’s…

  • ‘The future is here today’ at ONR

    When Rear Adm. Matt Winter, outgoing Chief of Naval Research, looks back on his career at the Office of Naval Research, the thing he is most proud of is working with “the best and brightest scientists in the world.”

  • GSA launching interagency community on artificial intelligence

    The General Services Administration is starting an interagency community on AI, to help agencies and private industry work together for civilian services.

  • Navy to turn training exercises into testing ground for new technologies

    As part of the standup of four new Navy warfighting development centers, the Office of Naval Research seeks to insert the testing and prototyping of new technologies into the Navy’s regular training exercises.

  • Morrison and his team bring sci-fi tech to naval warfare

    Peter A. Morrison and the U.S. Navy Solid State Laser Team were recently named Service to America finalists for their work developing the LaWS weapons system for the Navy.

  • Rear Adm. Mat Winter, Chief, Office of Naval Research

    The Office of Naval Research has an update to its strategic plan and a new chief to help to put those priorities in place. Rear Adm. Mat Winter, the new chief of Naval Research, has been on the job for about four weeks. Federal News Radio’s Lauren Larson spoke to the new ONR chief at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology expo. He tells her what ONR looks for when updating its strategic plan.

  • Dr. William “Kip” Krebs, Warfighter Performance Dept., Office of Naval Research

    The Navy has a powerful software system that dramatically reduces the time it takes to plan safe submarine missions. That same software recently made its way above the surface and was installed on the guided missile cruiser, USS Mobile Bay. Dr. Kip Krebs, program officer in the Office of Naval Research’s Warfighter Performance Department, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the app’s uses.

  • Dr. Terry Allard, Warfighter Performance Department, ONR

    The Office of Naval Research is reviewing its takeaways from the Warfighter Performance Focus Area Forum. They will use what they learned at that event to start the preparation for the Naval Future-Force Science and Technology Expo, here in D.C. in February. Dr. Terry Allard is head of ONR’s Warfighter Performance Department. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he detailed what he took away from the forum the first week of November.

  • John Moniz, Program Manager, Office of Naval Research

    The Marine Corps and the Office of Naval Research are reviewing the results of this year’s Agile Bloodhound operation. The exercise wrapped up about a month ago in the Pacific Rim. John Moniz is program manager at ONR. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained the mission of Agile Bloodhound, and what the exercise included this year.

  • On DoD: DARPA, DISA and ONR discuss the latest on mobile technology and security

    Director of the Defense Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar says DARPA’s budget wasn’t decimated by sequestration, but it is being slowly eroded. The Office of Naval Research and the Marine Corps team up for technology demonstration. John Moniz, ONR program manager, says marines on the front lines can get real-time data using smartphones. At the recent AFCEA Mobile Symposium, Defense Information Systems Agency officials talk about mobile security possibilities.