MARMC Receives ONR Lab Designation

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) is the first Regional Maintenance Center (RMC) designated by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) as a Laboratory and Technical Activity for domestic Technology Transfer. The Department of the Navy typically utilizes technology transfer to transition federally owned or originated technology to state and local governments, and to the private sector, for use in Department…

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ONR Sponsors New Academic Center for National Security

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) continues its 75-year-old commitment to fostering innovation with the sponsorship of a Stanford University-based academic center formally launching in December. The Gordian Knot Center for National Security Innovation (GKC) will help reimagine how the U.S. government approaches national security innovation, dedicated to solving pressing national security concerns and empowering students to tackle challenges at…

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NRL Researchers Search for Critical Ocean Sciences Data With Lidar

19 March 2021 – U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers from the Ocean and Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate along with the Scientific Development Squadron (VXS) 1’s UV-18 Twin Otter conducted airborne research last month in Homer, Alaska. The team’s objective was to measure bubbles using lidar, a laser system for measuring the ocean properties. Improved understanding of bubble fields has…

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Scaling Agility, Navy Doubles Tech Bridge Locations

May 13, 2020 – In the Navy’s effort to harness innovation, James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development, and acquisition, today announced the expansion of the Tech Bridge initiative by six locations, doubling the number of off-base collaboration spaces available to the Department of the Navy (DON) and regional partners. “I’m proud of how much the Naval…

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