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

NavalX Agility Summit 2020

190214-N-NB694-212 SAN DIEGO (Feb. 14, 2019) Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition James Geurts announced on stage at West 2019 the stand up of Naval Expeditions (NavalX) Agility Office. NavalX will empower the Department of Navy's workforce with Agility tools that enable bold flexibility and drive accelerated outcomes. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Walters/Released)The NavalX Agility Cell, or NavalX, will hold its Agility Summit on Sept. 21-25 in Alexandria, Virginia. The event—hosted by NavalX and supported by multiple partners, including the Office of Naval Research—is designed to build to build partnerships in the Department of the Navy on matters of innovation, acquisition and transition; share best practices; and discuss problems facing the fleet.

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