Our Research

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The Office of Naval Research (ONR) makes broad investments in basic and applied research that will increase fundamental knowledge, foster opportunities for breakthroughs and provide technology options for future naval capabilities and systems.

ONR Technology Areas

ONR-sponsored research covers a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines. Read about the technology areas that ONR is pursuing.

ONR Program Managers

Program managers are the technical point of contact for ONR-sponsored research. View a list of ONR program managers.

Naval R&D Framework

The Naval Research and Development Framework describes how ONR aligns research to Framework priorities, allocates investment portfolios and accelerates decision-making to speed business execution that will enable the future operational concepts of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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