The Ocean Sensing and Systems Applications Division, Ocean Battlespace Sensing Department, conducts an extensive program of scientific inquiry and technology development. The division's interests directly relate to Navy and Marine Corps operations including undersea, expeditionary and special warfare in littoral environments.
The Ocean, Atmosphere and Space Research Division concentrates on improving the Navy and Marine Corps’ understanding of environmental evolution, the assimilation of data and the limits of predictability. It plans, fosters and encourages an extensive program of scientific inquiry and technological development in fields ranging from environmental optics to high latitude dynamics.
The Partnership Offices and Corporate Management organizational element comprise a number of crosscutting efforts that span or support multiple scientific disciplines and technology development activities in a variety of methods across the department and ONR.