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At left, program officer Wayne Perras speaks to attendees at ONR's Focus Area Forum, which saw more than 150 experts gather June 25 to explore ways the Navy and Marine Corps can take advantage of "big data" to make better tactical decisions. The forums will continue in November with the theme of warfighter performance.

Recap: Details | Video Highlights on YouTube

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    Data Science Discussions

Prototype Vehicle Tested

Image - UHACThe Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector, tested during the 2014 RIMPAC exercises in the Pacific, is designed to get in and out of areas that current vehicles can't reach.

At full size, it will carry up to three tanks and a HMMVW. Once it hits the beach, it can tackle tough terrain. Watch it go: Video on YouTube

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Cameras Focus on Student Competition

Middle and high school students got an underwater view of their SeaPerch robots May 17 as they raced through obstacle courses, adding to the excitement of the fourth annual SeaPerch National Challenge. Sponsored by ONR the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation, the annual challenge provides a fun, interactive means for teaching the mechanics of naval underwater operations like navigation, search and retrieval of objects.

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    National Champs

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