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ONR Welcomes Winter

"I look forward to leading the ONR team in stretching the limits of physics and discovering the next generation of breakthrough technologies to ensure a dominant, capable and relevant naval force for the future," said Rear Adm. Mathias W. Winter, who became chief of naval research on Dec. 30, 2014. A decorated aviator with advanced degrees in both computer science and national resource strategy, Winter is the Navy's 25th chief of naval research.

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    Change of Command

Watch the Swarm

Image - Autonomous swarmboatWatch as the U.S. Navy demonstrates Control Architecture for Robotic Agent Command and Sensing, or CARACaS, which allows boats to operate without a Sailor physically needing to be at the controls—including operating in sync with other unmanned vessels; choosing their own routes; swarming to interdict enemy vessels; and escorting/protecting naval assets. Video | Details

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Railgun Makes Its Way to Technology 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 on Feb. 4-5 at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) EXPO in Washington, D.C. Its revolutionary technology relies on electricity instead of traditional chemical propellants, and it continues to move swiftly toward scheduled at-sea testing in 2016.

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    Railgun Comes to EXPO

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