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60th Anniversary of Deepest Ocean Dive

Trieste

Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard heard a loud cracking sound in their vessel—the bathyscaphe Trieste, which the Office of Naval Research (ONR) purchased for scientific observations. Already 30,000 ft. below sea level, Walsh and Piccard faced the ultimate decision—risk their lives to become

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Spurring Innovation Between Navy and Industry

Members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation recently gathered with leaders from the U.S. Navy and the state’s government, academia and industry to formally launch the 401 Tech Bridge, one of six national tech bridges established to encourage collaboration and innovation.  To test the viability of the 401 Tech Bridge, the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) and NUWC Division Newport

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US Navy Wants Innovation Proposals from Small Business

US Naval Agility Summit

The U.S. Navy is looking for innovative ideas to expand capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomy and training technology–and it wants to tap the talents of small businesses to bring the most advanced solutions to warfighters as quickly as possible. The U.S. Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR), located at the Office of Naval Research (ONR), has expanded funding opportunity in a broad agency

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Cloud-Computing Development for US Navy

USS Mobile Bay Mission exercise

As conflicts become compressed in time and more complex, with an increasing number of data sources and platforms feeding information to warfighters, it is a challenge to build and share a complete and accurate operational picture. To address this issue and align with the chief of naval operations’ concept for distributed maritime operations, the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the U.S. Navy’s Small

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US Navy NAVFAC EXWC Summer Research Intern Program

NAVFAC EXWC intern program

U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) student interns displayed and discussed their engineering and scientific projects with NAVFAC EXWC scientists, engineers and staff members on August 6, 2019. As part of the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) and Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP), 21 students received an opportunity to participate in a

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