ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.
Railgun Displayed Aboard Naval Vessel
At left, one of two electromagnetic railgun prototypes shows its awesome size on deck aboard joint high speed vessel USS Millinocket (JHSV 3) in port at Naval Base San Diego on July 8. The prototypes were displayed during the Electromagnetic Launch Symposium, which brought together representatives from the U.S. and allied navies, industry and academia to discuss directed energy technologies.
Navy officials plan to demonstrate a prototype system, being developed at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, aboard a joint high speed vessel in fiscal year 2016. (U.S. Navy photo)
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ONR Hits the Road
Navy Week Omaha (Details)
Various locations, Omaha, Neb.
July 14-20, 2014
20th Annual Thingamajig Invention Convention (Details)
The Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro, Md.
July 24, 2014
Military Health Systems Research Symposium (Details)
Harbor Beach Marriott, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Aug. 18-21, 2014
ONR, Partners Focus on Data & Decisions
At left, program officer Wayne Perras speaks to attendees at ONR's June 25 Focus Area Forum, which saw more than 150 experts gather to explore ways the Navy and Marine Corps can take advantage of "big data" to make better tactical decisions. [Watch video highlights of the event on ONR's YouTube page.]
Designed to bring together experts from goverment, military, industry and academia for in-depth discussions on topics relevant to Nayv and Marine Corps science and technology needs, the forums will continue in November with the theme of warfighter performance.