Task Force Ocean was established in March 2017 to advance Navy-relevant ocean science through strengthened partnerships with academia and the private sector.
The Task Force is directed by Oceanographer of the Navy Rear Adm. John Okon, in close coordination with Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. David Hahn. An executive steering committee includes leadership from U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Pacific Fleet, U.S. Naval Academy, Naval Postgraduate School, Undersea Warfighting Development Center, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command and the U.S Coast Guard.
Special notice: ONR is interested in research to support the Task Force Ocean initiative. View solicitation number N00014-19-S-SN04 on the FedBizOpps.gov website for information about research focus areas, white paper submission guidelines and evaluation timelines. Requests for additional information can be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Restart ONR’s Tactical Oceanography Symposia. These events will address large operational and scientific challenges for the Navy and discuss ways our academic and operational partners can assist with targeted research efforts.
Enhance ONR’s Scientists to Sea program. This program offers research partners an opportunity to experience first-hand how sailors use tactical oceanographic information. These opportunities will include:
Fund targeted research. Fund targeted research via:
Issue Navy Grand Challenges.Issue Navy Grand Challenges for specific naval challenges.
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Enhanced sensing and observations of the ocean environment
Understanding, Modeling and Prediction
Naval Applications and Decision Aids
Human Capital and Technical Workforce
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