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Departments


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Information, Cyber and Spectrum Superiority
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Computers extend warfighter capability in the air, on the ground, underwater and in cyberspace.

The Information, Cyber and Spectrum Superiority Department supports research in Mathematics, Electronics, Computer & Information Sciences and their applications in Command & Control, Communications, Cyber, EW, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.

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Ocean Battlespace and Expeditionary Access
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Research Vessel Sally Ride on a cruise for DASHCAMS

The Ocean Battlespace and Expeditionary Access Department is responsible for Navy and Marine Corps S&T in ocean and meteorological science, undersea warfare, mine warfare, space technology and marine mammals.

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Mission Capable, Persistent and Survivable Naval Platforms
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The littoral combat ship Independence (LCS 2) underway during builder's trials.

This Mission Capable, Persistent and Survivable Naval Platforms department develops and delivers technologies that enable superior warfighting and energy capabilities for naval forces, platforms and undersea weaponry.

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Warfighter Performance
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A U.S. Marine, enrolled in the Marine Combat Diver course, waits to participate in the next evolution in the pool at the Navy Diving & Salvage Training Center.

The Warfighter Performance department’s mission is to enhance warfighter effectiveness and efficiencies through bioengineered and biorobotic systems, medical and behavioral technologies, improved manpower, personnel, and training and systems design.

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Aviation, Force Projection and Integrated Defense
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An unmanned Boeing MQ-25 T1 Stingray test aircraft, left, refuels a manned F/A-18 Super Hornet. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Boeing)

The Aviation, Force Projection and Integrated Defense Department supports the Navy’s air warfare and weapons needs, fostering the technology development of naval aviation platforms, kinetic weapons, directed energy and electric weapons.

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