ONR celebrates 70 years of innovation in 2016. For seven decades, ONR has been leading the discovery, development and delivery of technology innovations for the Navy and Marine Corps. Learn more
(30) Develops and transitions technologies to enable the Navy-Marine Corps team to win and survive on the battlefield, today and tomorrow.
(31) Supports the development of advanced electronics, communications, surveillance and navigational tools that provide the Navy with a battlefield advantage.
(32) Equips the Navy with technologies designed to observe, model and predict air, ocean and shore environments, and detect underwater threats.
(33) Develops and delivers technologies that enable superior warfighting and energy capabilities for naval forces, platforms and undersea weaponry.
(34) Enhances warfighter effectiveness and efficiency through bioengineered and biorobotic systems, medical technologies, improved manpower, personnel, training and system design.
(35) Supports the Navy’s power project needs, fostering the technology development of naval aircraft, structures, propulsion, autonomy, energetic, directed energy and electric weapons.

Directorates

ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.

ONR Global

Technology Innovation

Calling all Pentagon badge holders:

Come learn about ONR's past, present and future scientific contributions to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and the nation at two special events to be held this Friday, June 24 at the Pentagon. (Event Details)

  • 0830-1115 Speakers (Pentagon Auditorium): "A Legacy of Innovation: Building the Future Force"
  • 1000-1400 Technology Innovation Display (Pentagon Courtyard): An impressive showcase of over 50 technologies

A ‘Human User Manual’ for Robots

Quixote

With support from ONR, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created an artificial intelligence software program named Quixote to teach robots to read stories, learn acceptable behavior and understand successful ways to conduct themselves in diverse social situations.

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