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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.

ONR Talent Honored by White House

EMILY Bahamas2In September 2019, EMILY—officially known as the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard—operated in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. An unmanned surface vehicle, EMILY helped disaster responders deliver medicine and other needed supplies.

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ONR Events

ONR Distinguished Lecture Series (Details)
October 22, 2019

U.S. Navy Task Force Ocean

U.S. Navy Task Force Ocean logoU.S. Navy Task Force Ocean was established in March 2017 to advance Navy-relevant ocean science through strengthened partnerships with academia and the private sector.

TaskForceOceanAt the Oceans 2018 conference, the chief of naval research discussed Task Force Ocean, a program designed to reinvigorate the Navy’s commitment to ocean sciences.

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