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NRL is the corporate research laboratory for the Navy and Marine Corps and conducts a broad program of scientific research, technology and advanced development. NRL has served the Navy and the nation for 90 years and continues to meet the complex technological challenges of today's world.

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April 17, 2014
Dr. Brandy White, in the NRL Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, is making materials that capture entire classes of contaminants; then break them down into something harmless. Her technology is stable and can be used for clothing, air filters, or even coated on windows and vehicles.
April 14, 2014
The inaugural shot was fired March 7 to commission the next chapter in weapons research for the Navy and U.S. military forces. The Small Railgun is designed to operate at several launches per minute from a mobile platform using advanced battery technology.
April 7, 2014
Navy researchers demonstrate proof-of-concept in first flight of an internal combustion powered model aircraft fueled by a novel gas-to-liquid process that uses seawater as carbon feedstock.
March 31, 2014
On April 3rd, 2014, a satellite carrying a U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) space weather instrument will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Called the Special Sensor Ultraviolet Limb Imager (SSULI), "SSULI makes accurate measurements of the upper atmosphere and ionosphere that are ultimately useful to the warfighter," says Dr. Scott Budzien, the NRL Program Manager.
March 25, 2014
The design firm Wiley Wilson, of Lynchburg, Virginia has received the Grand Award from the American Council of Engineering Excellence Awards competition for the design of NRL's Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research building.

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