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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.

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2017 Naval Future Force S&T EXPO

Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, Co-sponsored by ASNE

ONR's biennial 2017 Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) EXPO will take place July 20-21, 2017. The event will be held in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The venue has yet to be determined.

The Expo is the premier S&T event for the Navy and Marine Corps. It draws several thousand attendees and is designed to support the objectives of the Naval S&T Strategy.

Stay tuned for event details

Unmanned Warrior Joint Exercise

Unmanned Warrior

Autonomy and unmanned systems experts from across the naval science and technology (S&T) community will converge on the shores of the United Kingdom next month for the first-ever Unmanned Warrior joint exercise hosted by the British Royal Navy. The U.S. Navy contingent, led by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), will experiment with 10 technology projects to push the limits of maritime autonomous systems in real-world, challenging operational environments.

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