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ONR Global and Royal Air Force Partner in First Synthetic-Fueled Drone Flight

In February 2022, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global and Royal Air Force (RAF) Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) conducted the first-ever drone flight using synthetic kerosene.

March 31, 2022

CNR to Talk Naval Innovation and Capabilities at Sea-Air-Space

Can the U.S. Navy’s current force structure model, which has been immensely successful since World War II, remain strong in the face of new threats—or does it require an overhaul? How can the Department of the Navy (DoN) meet future challenges and strengthen its ability to develop and adopt new...

March 30, 2022

How Science is Finding Ways to Navigate in GPS-Denied Environments

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global selected and co-funded with the U.S. Army Development Command the winning proposal of its second annual Global-X Challenge.

November 23, 2021

Sustainment Solutions: ONR Global, Chilean Navy Hold AVANTE Challenge to Address Maritime Sustainment Issues

In an effort to strengthen naval capabilities in the area of maritime sustainment—specifically, the rapid repair of ships in dry dock—the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global and the Chilean Naval Polytechnic Academy recently held the 2021 AVANTE Challenge.

January 01, 2021

ONR Global launches the Chilean Association of Women in Artificial Intelligence

The Office of Naval Research Global and the US Embassy Santiago, Chile launched the Chilean Association of Women in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) in a live webinar last Wednesday, July 7. Capt.

January 01, 2021

Advancing Flight Deck Training: CNO Views Demo of ONR Global TechSolutions System at NAWCTSD

While touring the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) in Orlando, Florida, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday learned how a game-based training technology—sponsored by Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global TechSolutions—can help aircraft carrier flight deck crews...

January 01, 2021

ONR Global sponsors winning round of naval Hacking for Defense challenge in Chile

The Avante 2020 Challenge, with the financial support of the local Naval Polytechnic Academy through its INNOVAPOLINAV program, the Production Development Corporation (CORFO), and the Office of Naval Research Global, selected two winning teams to develop a technological solution to a set of problems...

January 01, 2021

Office of Naval Research Global Launches Second Round of 'Global-X' Challenge Focused on Polar Science

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global, in its sustained mission to become the partner of choice for the worldwide international Science and Technology (S&T) community, will launch the second round of Global-X, a nine-month international science challenge worth up to $500,000, to encourage...

January 01, 2021

ONR Global Leads Iceberg Tagging in Greenland for International Maritime Situational Awareness

A recent activity was executed with participants from Denmark, Canada and the United States using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to deploy GPS tags onto icebergs near Disko Bay, Greenland.

January 01, 2021

Fusing the Gap: ONR Global Team Develops Tech with Sailors and Marines

Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global Experimentation and Analysis (ONRG E&A) connects scientists, engineers, and industry partners with Sailors and Marines in the field, to better understand and develop technologies that will help operators achieve their objectives.

January 01, 2021