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2014-03-04 23:21:02

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today that it was awarded a prime contract to provide engineering, technical, programmatic and financial support services for the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism Department (Code 30). Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today that it was awarded a prime contract to provide engineering, technical, programmatic and financial support services for the...

2014-01-22 23:02:27

One-day training to equip dozens of teachers, administrators, and school counselors, to improve STEM instruction and connections to careers in STEM. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), will deliver in-person training to educators in Spanish Fort, Alabama, on Saturday, January 25, 2014. The event (already booked to capacity) is part of Sally Ride Science’s professional development program, and this particular...

Navy Drone Launched From Submarine
2013-12-06 09:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US military has stepped up its use of drones over the past decade, and the Navy has just announced the successful testing of another new drone, which was launched from an underwater submarine. The drone, dubbed “XFC” after its eXperimental Fuel Cell, is an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS), according to a Navy press release. The drone was developed through the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR)...

Unique Simulation-based Training And Experimentation Unveiled
2013-12-03 14:01:17

Office of Naval Research A unique system that merges the virtual and real worlds to train Sailors for combat scenarios was unveiled Dec. 2 in Orlando. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is demonstrating the Fleet Integrated Synthetic Training/Testing Facility (FIST2FAC) at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, commonly referred to as I/ITSEC. Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew L. Klunder will discuss FIST2FAC and training technologies for the...

2013-03-11 12:20:09

Innovative program, open to all students, will begin this fall at Ocean Springs High School, home of Kessler Air Force Base DALLAS, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that its highly successful Advanced Placement program for military families is being expanded this fall to public high schools serving families stationed at Kessler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., thanks to a grant from the Office of Naval Research....

2013-02-06 15:44:23

The Navy´s fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Milwaukee, will be the first to benefit from new high-power density waterjets aimed at staving off rudder and propeller damage experienced on high-speed ships. The product of an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Future Naval Capabilities (FNC) program, the waterjets arrived last month at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin, where Milwaukee (LCS 5) is under construction. “We believe these waterjets are the future,” said...

2012-10-18 07:20:42

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop next-generation hybrid tactical generator technology for the U.S. Marine Corps. Through the Hybrid Dish/Engine Expeditionary Generator (HyDE-2G) program, ONR aims to save at least 40 percent on fuel costs compared with those of diesel fuel generators typically used to support expeditionary operations today. Forward deployed warfighters rely on...

UAV Taken Into The Future With New Launch And Recovery System
2012-10-10 15:30:54

A shipboard-capable system designed to support both the launch and recovery of the Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully completed final demonstration flight testing Sept. 27 at a testing range in eastern Oregon. Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Compact Launch and Recovery System (CLRE) will provide a small-scale solution for the unmanned surveillance craft´s operations. “This system´s shipboard capability is unique,” said John...

2012-08-08 02:21:03

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] secured a contract with the Office of Naval Research for the design and development of solid oxide fuel cell generator set as an alternative to traditional battlefield power generation equipment. Lockheed Martin's fuel cell technology will be integrated with solar panels, providing the military with the power needed to perform missions while using dramatically less fuel. At the end of the 32-month development program,...

2012-08-06 02:20:12

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has successfully demonstrated its Mobile Multifunction Low-Cost Array (MMLCA) system, a prototype X-band SATCOM On-the-Move (SOTM) phased array antenna, at the U.S. Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground facility, Aberdeen, MD. The MMLCA system was developed for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to demonstrate high data rate communications with military and commercial satellite systems. The system was developed...