ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.
Master Control for Unmanned Systems
The Office of Naval Research has developed the equivalent of a master remote control for all military ground, air and undersea unmanned systems, as outlined in a new video.
The Common Control System, comprised of many different common control services, is software that can be added to any unmanned system to allow it to communicate and work with any other. It will run on all types of platform or hardware and can overlay existing systems running on propriety software.
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51st National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (Details)
May 1-5, 2013
"JSHS invites the participation of five student delegates and one adult leader from each of the 48 affiliated regional symposia. Among the total five student delegates representing each regional delegation, two are invited to present their research before the national symposium and compete for significant undergraduate, tuition based scholarships." -- JSHS.org
Quest for Digital Tutors Intensifies
The Office of Naval Research launched the next phase of an initiative to create digital tutors to improve science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) retention among middle and high school students.
Four teams from industry and academia are participating in the STEM Grand Challenge to develop cost-effective systems that can improve the skills of students and, ultimately, Sailors and Marines.