Tag Archives: Office of Naval Research

UTC Unveils High-Res Infrared Imaging Sensor for Navy

A sensor business under United Technologies Corp.’s aerospace systems unit has introduced a new imaging sensor as part of the U.S. Navy’s Spectral and Reconnaissance Imagery for Tactical Exploitation program. The company said Wednesday that its Sensors Unlimited business has delivered four prototypes of the indium gallium arsenide Near Infrared/Shortwave Infrared sensor …

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Navy Research Teams, Carnegie Mellon Partner to Encourage More Studies in STEM, AI

The Office of Naval Research, Naval Research Laboratory and Carnegie Mellon University have partnered to boost interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and artificial intelligence studies for the U.S. Navy. NRL said Thursday the three entities will educate CMU students on the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief-related aspects of …

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Marines Use Aurora-Built Autonomous Flight Platform in Cargo Delivery Mission

Aurora Flight Sciences has helped the U.S. Marine Corps deliver cargo through an autonomous flight platform during the service branch’s recent integrated training exercise. A UH-1H helicopter equipped with the Aurora-built Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System delivered 520 pounds of water, gasoline, ready-to-eat meals, communications equipment and a cooler that contained urgent necessities to the California-based …

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Navy Selects tiag to Support ONR IT Operations

The Informatics Applications Group has won a potential five-year, $47.1 million task order from the U.S. Navy to help the Office of Naval Research establish an information technology network operation. Virginia-based tiag will also support ONR’s business process as part of the task order awarded under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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DoD Selects 11 Scientists, Engineers for 2018 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship Class

The Defense Department has chosen 11 scientists and engineers to conduct foundational research through the 2018 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship program. They will join 45 current VBFF members who support studies in areas such as quantum information science, neuroscience, engineered materials, nanoscience, statistics and applied mathematics, DoD said Thursday. The Basic Research Office at the Pentagon’s Office …

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CTC to Develop Metallic Component Manufacturing Tech for Navy; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received a potential four-year, $6.4 million contract to develop additive manufacturing technology for the U.S. Navy to build metal-based parts for air, sea and ground platforms. The contract awarded through the Office of Naval Research’s Quality Metal Additive Manufacturing program contains a two-year base period worth $2.6 …

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Navy Plans New USV Design Initiative for Fiscal 2019

The U.S. Navy plans to design a new unmanned surface vehicle that will build on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program, Inside Defense reported Monday. The service branch has requested $2.8 million to produce a medium displacement USV concept beginning in fiscal 2019’s first quarter and conduct …

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Kraken Robotics Subsidiary Develops Synthetic Aperture Sonar for Navy AUV

A Kraken Robotics subsidiary has produced a synthetic aperture sonar technology designed to map the ocean floor in support of U.S. Navy‘s autonomous minehunting operations. The service branch integrated and tested Kraken Robotics Systems-made SAS onboard the Naval Warfare Center‘s REMUS 600 autonomous underwater vehicle, the company  said Jan. 11. The sonar is built to collect target …

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Office of Naval Research Taps Galois to Develop Cryptographic Analysis Tools Suite

Galois has received a $2 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to build an integrated suite of tools that will work to analyze cryptographic algorithms. The company said Wednesday it will develop the Cryptographic Analysis, Verification, Exploration, and Synthesis workbench in an effort to help cryptographers address performance requirements for encryption …

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Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences Flies Autonomous UH-1H Helicopter in Cargo Resupply Demo

Aurora Flight Sciences has demonstrated an autonomous version of the UH-1H helicopter as part of the Office of Naval Research‘s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System program. The Boeing subsidiary said Wednesday the AACUS-Enabled UH-1H helicopter, or AEH-1, performed multiple flights at the Marine Corps Base Quantico to verify its capacity to conduct …

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