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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.
(30) Develops and transitions technologies to enable the Navy-Marine Corps team to win and survive on the battlefield, today and tomorrow.
(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 power project needs, fostering the technology development of naval aircraft, structures, propulsion, autonomy, energetic, directed energy and electric weapons.

Directorates

ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.

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CNR to Talk at Sea-Air-Space

Rear Adm. David J. HahnChief of Naval Research Rear Adm. David J. Hahn, and leadership from the Naval Research Enterprise (NRE), will discuss autonomy, acceleration and acquisition at the Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition Sea-Air-Space, April 9-11, at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

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ONR Wants to Innovate at Startup Speed

NIPAResponding to a call from top military leaders to accelerate delivery of technology to the warfighter, officials from the Office of Naval Research recently launched a program designed to spur innovation in the Navy and Marine Corps.

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