ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.
Unmanned Craft Launches from Sub
Shown at left, the eXperimental Fuel Cell (XFC) unmanned aerial system is an expendable, long-endurance platform for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
With funding from ONR Swampworks, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and Department of Defense Rapid Reaction Technology Office have successfully demonstrated the launch of the the XFC unmanned aerial system from a submerged submarine.
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ONR Hits the Road
26th National Surface Navy Association Symposium (Details)
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Crystal City, Va.
Jan. 14-16, 2014
Singapore Air Show 2014 (Details)
Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore
Feb. 11-16, 2014
'Games' Prep Sailors for At-Sea Combat
At left, a Sailor participates in simulations to prepare for combat scenarios at sea. Detailed in a new video produced by ONR, the Fleet Integrated Synthetic Training/Testing Facility, or FIST2FAC, provides an affordable, adaptive way to train using gaming technologies and simulations.
Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew L. Klunder will discuss FIST2FAC and training technologies for the future this week at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, commonly referred to as I/ITSEC.