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TechSolutions: New Technology in the Hands of Warfighters in 12 Months or Less

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.

January 01, 2020

Fleet Focus: Agility Summit Seeks Creative Solutions to Naval Challenges

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.

July 16, 2020

Bridging Innovation and Capability: ONR, NavalX and Tech Bridges

On Sept. 3, ASN RDA James Geurts announced the creation of Tech Bridges, a partnership between ONR and the Naval Expeditions (NavalX) Agility Office.

September 04, 2019

Incubating Ideas: Agility Summit Showcases Innovative Solutions to Naval Challenges

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).

October 02, 2020

Beat the Heat: ONR, TechSolutions Deliver Improved Steam Suits to Sub Crews

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.

July 26, 2021

Cultivating Naval Collaboration, Capabilities: Navy Expands Tech Bridge Network

The Naval Agility Office (NavalX) recently announced the creation of six new Tech Bridge locations—doubling the number to 12.

May 21, 2020

Navy Announces New Funding Opportunities for Innovative Small Businesses

Navy SBIR-STTR has announced expanded funding opportunities for small businesses through a Broad Agency Announcement, through Feb. 12.

January 24, 2020

Loud and Clear: ONR Program Officer Honored for Hearing Work with Sailors

ONR’s Kurt Yankaskas won the 2019 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award for his work addressing hearing loss among warfighters.

February 14, 2019

Call for Fire: ONR Tests Virtual Training Systems for JTACs, Fire Support Marines

The Office of Naval Research demonstrated two systems designed to make it easier for Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) and Fire Support Marines to train.

April 08, 2021