The Future is Now: Inside the Navy’s Future Force Science & Tech Expo

By Yolanda R. Arrington
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

Marco Maia from Rutgers University operates Naviator, the first unmanned hybrid aerial-aquatic vehicle to seamlessly transition from airborne to underwater operations and back again, during the Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) Expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams)

The Office of Naval Research showed off what’s in store for Navy technology at the biennial Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) Expo in Washington, D.C., July 20-21. The event showcased ONR-sponsored innovations from the Navy and Marine Corps.

Our camera crew got the chance to witness a few of these technologies up close. Automation, drones and unmanned technologies were a frequent theme.

Air Force video by Airman 1st Class Jose Gonzalez

For more on the Expo, visit the ONR website. Watch videos of the keynote and specialty sessions on YouTube.

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