In the world of science and technology (S&T), getting a new product to warfighters in less than five years is nearly unheard of—unless you are talking about the TechSolutions program, which puts newly developed prototypes into warfighters’ hands in 12 months or less.
On Sept. 3, ASN RDA James Geurts announced the creation of Tech Bridges, a partnership between ONR and the Naval Expeditions (NavalX) Agility Office.
The NavalX Agility Cell, or NavalX, will hold its Agility Summit on Sept. 21-25 in Alexandria, Virginia. The event—hosted by NavalX and supported by multiple partners, including the Office of Naval Research—is designed to build partnerships in the Department of the Navy on matters of innovation, acquisition and transition; share best practices; and discuss problems facing the fleet.
Famed explorer Dr. Robert Ballard recently visited ONR to celebrate his 53-year partnership with the command.
The U.S. Navy recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of the ONR-sponsored Trieste dive to the Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the ocean.
For creating the most comprehensive global map of the ocean floor, ONR performer Dr. David Sandwell received the Charles A. Whitten Medal, sponsored by the American Geophysical Union.
Four teams from the U.S. Naval Academy, Naval Postgraduate School and Navy Information Operations Command Texas pitched innovative solutions to naval challenges during an educational challenge at the Naval Agility Summit—held Sept. 21-25 in Alexandria, Virginia. The event—which people attended virtually and physically—was hosted by the NavalX Agility Cell (also known as NavalX) and supported by multiple partners, including the Office of Naval Research (ONR).
To better protect Sailors from steam leaks on nuclear-powered submarines, ONR recently delivered new steam suits to crews of the USS Vermont and USS Indiana at Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut.
The Naval Agility Office (NavalX) recently announced the creation of six new Tech Bridge locations—doubling the number to 12.
Navy SBIR-STTR has announced expanded funding opportunities for small businesses through a Broad Agency Announcement, through Feb. 12.