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The Office of Naval Research (ONR) coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the United States Navy and Marine Corps.
(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 air warfare and weapons needs, fostering the technology development of naval aviation platforms, kinetic weapons, directed energy and electric weapons.

COVID-19: Guidance for Awardees

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) illustrationONR frequently asked questions (FAQs) for current and prospective awardees impacted by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) related to the DoD-wide supplemental terms and conditions for the COVID-19 crisis. Read the FAQs.

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ONR Events

** ShipTech 2020 is cancelled ** (View details)
Charleston, SC
March 26-27, 2020

Navy Expands Tech Bridge Network

The Hon. James Geurts (right), assistant secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, and Cmdr. Sam Gray, Tech Bridge director, discuss the details on doubling the number of Tech Bridges available to the Department of the Navy and regional partners from the NavalX facility in Alexandria, Virginia. (U.S. Navy photo/released)Since its establishment last year, the Department of the Navy’s (DoN) Tech Bridges initiative has harnessed collaboration and creativity to address naval concerns and capabilities. It’s been so successful that the Naval Agility Office (NavalX) recently announced the creation of six new Tech Bridge locations—doubling the number to 12.

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