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Navy's Electromagnetic Railgun Reaches Testing Milestone
2011-11-02 04:35:54

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Materials Testing Facility recently demonstrated the one-thousandth successful firing of its Electromagnetic Railgun.

2011-09-21 03:39:44

The Naval Research Laboratory's Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) has been encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle in preparation for a Sept. 27 launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Kodiak Launch Complex.

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2011-08-19 16:00:17

As the Office of Naval Research increases its investment in unmanned systems, a number of hurdles need to be overcome.

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2011-08-17 13:36:48

The Naval Research Laboratory and the Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) through the support of the Office of Naval Research (ONR), has shown an autonomous multi-sensor motion-tracking and interrogation system that reduces the workload for analysts by automatically finding moving objects, then presenting high-resolution images of those objects with no human input.

2011-02-25 22:58:53

Successfully taking a small radio receiver intended for space applications and creating a full-featured radio frequency system, initially designed for a Marine Corps unmanned aircraft, would not have been possible without the integrated effort of three naval entities.

2011-01-18 14:06:53

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) showcased a number of technologies Jan. 11-13 at the annual Surface Navy Association (SNA) symposium that could influence the total ownership cost of surface ships as well as enhance warfighting capabilities.

2010-08-18 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of mission-critical technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S.

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2010-06-18 10:30:00

Analyzing nearly 20 terabytes of data collected from 220 mission flight-hours covering more than half of Afghanistan, Naval Research Laboratory and the US Geological Survey investigators reveal several potential major oil and gas sedimentary basins, mineral-rich regions, and hydrologic resources for agriculture and economic development as recently reported by Department of Defense.

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2010-05-12 12:30:14

Scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, MS, (NRL-SSC) and Washington, DC, recently completed an investigation of the acoustic properties of the deep seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico.


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