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Simulating the Submarine Environment

The Navy’s Virginia-class submarines are among the most technically advanced vessels ever built. But even these cutting-edge, fast-attack, nuclear-powered boats need emergency generators on hand — and Sailors trained to operate and repair them. Enter the new diesel generator simulator, delivered to Pearl Harbor naval facilities in March by the ONR TechSolutions program.

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    Virtual Trainer

Naval STEM Expo

Image - Naval STEM ExpoStudents from Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., will have an opportunity to engage in all things STEM — short for science, technology, engineering and math — at the Naval STEM Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland on April 12, 2015. The free event, preceding the 50th annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition, is designed to teach teens about naval science careers.

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'Reserved' for the Best

For contributions to emergent technologies from augmented-reality training to tactical cyber warfare, Lt. Cmdr. Tom McAndrew became the first Navy Reservist attached to ONR's Reserve Component to win a Federal 100 Award on March 26. The awards are presented to government, industry and academic leaders who have played pivotal roles in the use of information technology by the federal government.

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    A Federal 100 First

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