Innovators from the U.S. Navy have introduced new technologies at an Office of Naval Research-funded year-end review to addressÂ emerging threats.
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren DivisionÂ said FridayÂ that 20 research projects inÂ quantum physics, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, among other fields, were presented at the In-house Laboratory Independent Research and Independent Applied Research event.
Some ILIR and IAR projects could be selected for Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, which would allow NSWCDD to collaborate with a private firm on a specific technical area.
Jeff Solka, chief scientist at NSWCDD, said the program serves as a way to support new Navy scientists and engineers, so they can innovate and meet warfighter requirements. HeÂ added that NSWCDDÂ also financially supports graduate students in science, engineering, mathematics and statistics.