Tag Archives: Office of Naval Research

DARPA, Navy Set 2018 Tests for Northrop’s Tern Unmanned Air System Prototype

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research aim to commence ground-based and at-sea flight tests of a Northrop Grumman-built prototype unmanned air system in 2018 as part of the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program. DARPA said Thursday its joint Tern project with ONR seeks to utilize forward-deployed small-deck ships such as …

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General Dynamics to Develop Acoustic Path Exploitation System for Navy

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has won an $18.9 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design and develop an acoustic path exploitation system. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers hardware delivery, design and construction services for the Deep Reliable Acoustic Path Exploitation System dummy array. The contractor will also help the …

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Naval Research Office Selects Decisive Analytics Corp to Create Multi-Modal Data System

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Decisive Analytics Corp. a $1.5 million contract to develop a system that will work to carry out analytics functions and utilize disparate, multi-modal data to support warfighters and decision-makers. The SEMantic Powered Event Reasoning system works to tag, identify and provide users information through an …

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CTC Unveils New Strategy to Help Navy Address Aluminum Sensitization in Ship Structures

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has launched a new strategy designed to help the U.S. Navy address sensitization that results in corrosion cracking of 5xxx series aluminum alloys used in ship construction. Rob Mason, a principal materials scientist at CTC, introduced the strategy at the American Society of Naval Engineers-hosted Fleet Maintenance and …

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MellingMedical Offers Kerecis Fish Skin Wound Treatment Product Via Federal Supply Schedule

MellingMedical will offer Kerecis‘ fish-skin-based wound treatment product to the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Federal Supply Schedule contract vehicle. The Kerecis Omega3 Wound product works to utilize patented fish-skin-based material for skin grafting and tissue repair operations among military veteran patients, Kerecis said Friday. The company noted that minimally processed fish skin retains natural elements such as Omega3 polyunsaturated fatty acids …

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Florida State University Receives Navy Grant to Lead Development of All-Electric Ship

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems a five-year, $35 million grant to lead a team of scientists and engineers from various universities to help the U.S. Navy build an all-electric ship. The team will work on various energy and machinery aspects such as ship architecture, energy …

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Leidos Demos Unmanned Anti-Sub Vessel for DARPA Program

Leidos has conducted a series of initial performance trials on an autonomous vehicle it is developing for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. Leidos said Monday its 132-foot trimaran Sea Hunter either met or exceeded speed, maneuverability, stability, seakeeping, acceleration/deceleration and fuel consumption performance requirements under the two-year DARPA …

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Charles River Analytics to Help Navy Develop Seasonal Weather Forecasting Tool

The U.S. Navy has awarded Charles River Analytics a follow-on contract to help the Office of Naval Research develop a tool for the military branch to generate probability forecasts of weather. Charles River Analytics said Tuesday it aims to produce big data-based machine learning software for an extended-range weather prediction tool through the Climatological Observations for Maritime Prediction and Analysis Support …

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Parsons a Sponsor of Cyber Leadership Program; Biff Lyons Comments

Parsons serves as a sponsor of the Business-Higher Education Forum’s Future Cuber Leaders Program, a seven-week program supported by the Office of Naval Research that is held every Wednesday afternoon through July 20. FCLP is designed to provide undergraduate interns opportunities for cyber academic enrichment, leadership development and networking, Parsons said Tuesday. The program …

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BAE to Help Navy Design, Build Airborne Reconnaissance Tech for Buried Threats Detection

A BAE Systems subsidiary has secured a potential $12.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a soil-penetrating airborne reconnaissance prototype for threat assessment and neutralization. The Defense Department said Wednesday the cost-reimbursement contract has a base value of $9.5 million over two years and work could extend through December 28, 2020 if all …

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