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U.S. Navy Ocean Gliders: Unmanned Underwater Vehicles That Are Improving Our Understanding of the World’s Oceans

By Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet Oceanographer of the Navy Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command In the wake of multiple news reports about U.S. Navy ocean gliders, there have been numerous questions about these instruments and what they do for the U.S. Navy. Ocean gliders are autonomous underwater vehicles used …

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Keeping the Fleet Safe through Inclusion, Diversity and Innovation

ARLINGTON, Virginia (August 26, 2015) Rear Adm. Mat Winter, chief of naval research, presents the Dr. Arthur E. Bisson Award for Naval Technology Achievement to, from left, Dr. Patrick Reinecke, Dr. Melinda Peng, Dr. Yi Jin, Dr. Hao Jin, Dr. Eric Hendricks, Dr. James Doyle, and Dr. Sue Chen, during a honorary awards ceremony held at the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Va. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

By Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Naval meteorologists and oceanographers know and understand the Navy’s unpredictable operating environment. We have a high comfort level with adapting to risk and uncertainty using diverse techniques and teams – a primary characteristic of innovation. We recognize that diverse …

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New U.S. Navy Ocean Model Supports CNO’s Undersea Domain Initiative

Lt. j.g. Jeffrey Grabon launches a global drifter buoy into the Pacific Ocean from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) while underway for Pacific Partnership 2013. The buoy, belonging to the UCSD Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is used to measure ocean currents up to 15 meters in depth, sea surface temperatures, and atmospheric pressure.

By William H. Burnett, Ph.D. Deputy/Technical Director, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), recently made the argument that the U.S. must be diligent in maintaining its tactical and strategic advantages under the sea (“How the U.S. Can Maintain the Undersea Advantage,” Defense One, Oct. 2013). …

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