Report File Formatted Content Guidance

{Reports require a distribution statement before we publish them. If submitted in PDF format, one of the two following statements must be on the top of page one. If submitted in a format we can edit (such as MS Word), the Distribution Statement is optional. Both statements follow. Please use just one, delete the unused one. Your funding Program Officer can provide guidance for which one to use if necessary.}

DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
[[ DELETE THIS LINE AND EITHER STATEMENT A ABOVE OR STATEMENT D BELOW, AS APPROPRIATE ]]
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT D: Distribution authorized to DOD components and U.S. DOD contractors only; Critical Technology; Dec 2017. Other requests for this document shall be referred to The Office of Naval Research (Code 32). Destroy by any method that will prevent disclosure of contents or reconstruction of the document.
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Title {14PT Times New Roman or Times, Bold, "Title Case", Centered}
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PI name {…centered…, remainder of document 12PT}
address {…centered…}
{Note: a copy of the final CD-ROM will be mailed to the address listed. An
incorrect/incomplete address will preclude successful mailing of the final CD-ROM.}

phone: (xxx) xxx-xxx fax: (xxx) xxx-xxx email: xxx@wherever.edu {centered}
{one blank line before each CO-PI listed}
CO-PI(s) name {…centered…}
Address {…centered…}
{Note: a copy of the final CD-ROM will be mailed to the addresses listed}
phone: (xxx) xxx-xxx fax: (xxx) xxx-xxx email: xxx@wherever.edu {centered}
{…one blank line…}
Award Number: N00014......{…centered…, NOTE:
- Universities/Non-Profits: normally refer to as "Grant Number",
- Industry/For-Profits: normally refer to as "Contract Number",
- Government Labs/Warfare Centers: normally refer to as "Document Number",

- All start with "N00014" for ONR funded efforts}
http://… address {of the site(s) most closely related to this effort {…centered…}
{…one blank line…}
{…a second blank line…}

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LONG-TERM GOALS {BOLD, ALL CAPS}
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Briefly identify your top-level goals within which your effort exists. {no paragraph
indenting, use blank lines to separate paragraphs}

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OBJECTIVES {BOLD, ALL CAPS}
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Scientific or Technological Objectives of this effort.
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APPROACH {BOLD, ALL CAPS}
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Describe your proposed technical approach. Briefly identify the key individuals
participating in this work at your own or other organizations and the roles they play.
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WORK COMPLETED {BOLD, ALL CAPS}
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Actual Tasks completed or Technical accomplishments.
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RESULTS {BOLD, ALL CAPS}
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Describe meaningful technical results achieved in the report fiscal year. Make the significance clear. Emphasize what was learned, not what was done. This should be a summary of significant results and conclusions, and, especially, any “new capabilities” generated.
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IMPACT/APPLICATIONS {BOLD, ALL CAPS}
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Potential future impact for Science and/or Systems Applications
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TRANSITIONS {BOLD, ALL CAPS} {omit this TITLE/section if there are none}
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An S&T product has sufficiently matured and some organization (acquisition, industry, customer) outside of ONR is doing something with it. “Product” includes equipment, prototypes, original ideas/theories, and equations. Include ‘who’ that ‘organization’ is, how they are using it, and when it is expected to be used. It is of special interest if it is already being used or has had acquisition funds committed. Examples are ‘products’ entering acquisition, being used by industry, or being used by other S&T organizations such as DARPA)
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RELATED PROJECTS {BOLD, ALL CAPS} {if none, so state}
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Identify closely related projects and briefly describe the nature of each relationship (include web links as appropriate/available).
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REFERENCES {BOLD, ALL CAPS} {omit this TITLE/section if there are none}
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List references for this effort.
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PUBLICATIONS {BOLD, ALL CAPS} {omit this TITLE/section if there are none}
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Papers/technical reports (‘refereed’ or significant non-refereed), books, or chapters; submitted, ‘in press’, or published.
IF ‘PUBLISHED’ or ‘IN PRESS’, note so at the end of the item in brackets; for example: “… [published]” or “… [in press]”, otherwise ‘submitted’ will be assumed.
IF ‘REFEREED’, note so at the end of the item in brackets; for example: “… [published, refereed]”, otherwise non-refereed will be assumed.
Do Not list papers in preparation or development.
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PATENTS {BOLD, ALL CAPS} {omit this TITLE/section if there are none}
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List all patent applications / awards for the project not reported in prior year’s reports, or that have been previously reported but whose status has changed.
Note at end of item in brackets whether patent has been “GRANTED”, for example: “…[granted]”, otherwise “pending” will be assumed.
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HONORS/AWARDS/PRIZES {BOLD, ALL CAPS} {omit this TITLE/section if there are none}
List any received and not previously reported. Include recipient, recipient’s institution, award ‘name’, and award sponsor.

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