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Navy Forecasting Provides 45-day Advanced Environmental Predictions
By Cassandra Eichner, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | May 11, 2021
Navy ESPC V1 provides the Navy with the first ever high-resolution ensemble capability for the ocean and sea ice that delivers both ensemble mean forecasts as well as a measure of uncertainty up to 45 days out.
NRL Designs Faster, More Energy Efficient Unpiloted Underwater Vehicles
By Nicholas E. M. Pasquini, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | May 6, 2021
NRL Postdoctoral Research Associate from the Laboratories for Computational Physics & Fluid Dynamics designs faster and more energy efficient underwater vehicles using bioinspired shark skin-like surfaces.
Peering through the clouds of Earth’s ‘Evil Twin’ surprises NRL sky watchers
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | April 15, 2021
Venus images are nothing new, but a solar probe surprised the researchers by seeing through the planet’s clouds. NRL’s Wide-field Imager for Parker Solar Probe (WISPR) took a stunning image of Earth’s celestial neighbor Venus last year that left researchers searching for answers.
NRL’s Hybrid Tiger UAV Soars at Demonstration
By Nicholas E. M. Pasquini, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | April 14, 2021
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability, at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland.
IPOWER: Improving your energy-informed decisions when it matters most
By Nicholas E. M. Pasquini, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | March 23, 2021
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers have developed IPOWER, a software application that simulates energy use, storage, harvesting, and sharing in deployed Army and Marine Corps units to improve energy-informed decision-making.
NRL Researchers Search for Critical Ocean Sciences Data with Lidar
By Nicholas E. M. Pasquini, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | March 19, 2021
Quantifying the oceanic whitecaps and subsurface bubbles is important to the Navy’s oceanographic models to characterize the long-term evolution of the ocean environment.

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