NRL employs 2,816 personnel — including government civilians, military, and students. A highly educated research staff includes 898 personnel with doctoral degrees, 421 with master’s degrees, and 438 with bachelor’s degrees.
The research community is supported by professional and support staffs that provide administrative assistance, machining, fabrication, technical information services, exhibit services, personnel development, information retrieval, general and patent law, budget, contract, and supply management services.
NRL extends its legacy of innovation and discovery with cutting-edge science and transition of capabilities to the Naval Services and constituents.
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