ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.
Railgun Heads to Future Force EXPO
The Electromagnetic Railgun—a weapon that will play a significant role in the future of the U.S. Navy—will be on display to the public for the first time on the East Coast Feb. 4-5 at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) EXPO in Washington, D.C.
In addition to emerging technologies like the railgun, the EXPO will feature an impressive lineup of speakers, including Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter, Titanic-discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard and Nobel laureatues, among others.
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ONR Hits the Road
Naval Science & Technology Future Force EXPO (Details)
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Feb. 4-5, 2015
National Society of Black Engineers Annual Convention (Details)
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California
March 25-29, 2015
Navy League Sea Air Space (Details)
Gaylord Convention Center National Harbor, Maryland
April 13-15, 2015
New Chief of Naval Research on Board
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has begun a new era, as Rear Adm. Mathias W. Winter—a decorated aviator with advanced degrees in both computer science and national resource strategy—has assumed his role as the Navy's 25th chief of naval research.
Winter officially took the helm of ONR during a change of command held on Dec. 30, 2014. The ceremony was held at the Pentagon and officiated by the Honorable Sean Stackley, assistant secretary of the Navy (research, development and acquisition).
2015 EXPO Central