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Umanned Helo System Demonstrated
At far left, Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder receives a briefing during a demonstration of the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System, AACUS, during at Marine Corps Base Quantico. This month, ONR announced two successful demonstrations of the system, which provides a software capability for autonomous approaches and landings by rotary wing aircraft at unprepared landing sites with minimal supervision by field operators with the touch of a tablet.

  • Image - AACUS Demonstration 2014

    Tablets and 'Copter Control

New 'Kid' on the Dock

Image - R/V Neil ArmstrongTim Schnoor, ONR's oceanographic facilities program manager, poses with the Navy's newest auxiliary general oceanographic research vessel, the R/V Neil Armstrong, on the eve of the ship's christening March 29. See added photos on Flickr.

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Scientists 'Sense' New Advantage

ONR is partnering with leading neuro, cognitive and behavioral experts to explore ways to improve the so-called "sixth sense." Specifically, researchers aim to better understand the intuitive decision-making process and find out if there are ways to improve it through training in an effort to equip Sailors and Marines with greater confidence in their gut instincts. (Image Credit: R.G. Daniel)

  • Image - Brainstem image by R.G. Daniel

    Mysteries of the Mind

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