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Virtual reality used by Embry-Riddle for cybersecurity defense training - News

August 19, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are designing a simulator to train Navy ROTC students, or midshipmen, in how to identify cybersecurity threats. In order to do so, officials at the university are leveraging virtual reality (VR) expertise found on the Daytona Beach Campus.   


Unlocking the terahertz band to aid military communications - Story

February 05, 2021

The clamor for more bandwidth for military use grows louder all the time, especially as 5G [fifth-generation wireless] networks promise to boost access to mission-critical communications, improve virtual reality/augmented reality tools for troops, and better support autonomous vehicles. In fact, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), in its May 2020 report outlining the government’s 5G strategy, called 5G broadband a “critical strategic technology” that the U.S. telecommunications industry must master so as to gain “long-term economic and military advantage.”


U.S. Navy taps advanced radar and laser tech for missile and drone threats - Story

September 03, 2020

As hypersonic missiles, stealthy drones, and myriad other threats continue to emerge, ships are adapting by bringing more sophisticated laser and radar technologies aboard.


Navy looks to develop game to recruit unmanned vehicle operators - News

March 20, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring the StealthAdapt project, which aims to identify individuals with the right skills to be an unmanned vehicles (UxV) operator. The Naval Aerospace Medical Institute and software company Adaptive Immersion Technologies are teaming up to for this project and will develop a computer game to identify these individuals.

ONR sponsors sleep/decision-making link research - News

March 16, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va. Officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global are sponsoring new research by Professor Sean Drummond at the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) in Australia. The goal is to find a link between sleep and decision-making skills.

DARPA autonomous unmanned vessel moves up to Office of Naval Research - News

February 05, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) reports successful completion of its Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program; it has officially transferred the technology demonstration vessel, christened Sea Hunter, to the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

Office of Naval Research signs deal to design, develop large UUV motors - News

December 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has won a contract from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to design and deliver an advanced permanent-magnet propulsion motor intended for use in large-displacement unmanned undersea vehicles (LDUUVs).