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Designer fuel: Scientists at the Naval Research Lab effectively flew a small aircraft using molecularly reconstructed fuel they produced from seawater!
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The U.S. Navy is doing something incredible: they’ve found a way to autonomously fly – and land – a full-sized helicopter…using a smart tablet.
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Recent ONR research invites comparisons to a “sixth sense” or Spiderman, but what researchers hope to learn has nothing to do with the supernatural or superheroes, but something much greater.
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Excalibur! This DARPA demonstration expands the capability of high power optical phased arrays driven by fiber laser amplifiers.
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A new lightweight boot with a composite replacement toe, left, is being developed to replace current steel toed boots by the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) TechSolutions program.  (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

Good news, sailors! A new lightweight boot with a composite replacement toe will begin evaluations from sailors and naval aviators.
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One U.S. Air Force officer is teaching kids in Afghanistan to discover the universe by introducing them to the scientific wonders of the night sky.
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Who doesn’t love controlling the ocean? Unless you’re Poseidon, the U.S. Navy has the next best thing. It’s dubbed the “Indoor Ocean” and holds about 12 MILLION gallons of water.
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Detailed in a new video produced by ONR, FIST2FAC provides an affordable, adaptive way to train. “This is the future of the Navy.”
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