This notice describes ONR's interest in research to support the Task Force Ocean (TFO) initiative, funding for which will be under the authority of the ONR FY18 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology, N00014-18-S-B001, which is found at: https://www.onr.navy.mil/ContractsGrants/Funding-Opportunities/Broad-Agency-Announcments.aspx
The purpose of this notice is to (1) identify technical areas of particular interest to the Task Force Ocean initiative, (2) to highlight ONR's interest in supporting Graduate Students and Post Doctoral researchers in association with Task Force Ocean research, and (3) to delineate the process for submission of white papers and proposals.
Task Force Ocean is directed by RDML John Okon, Oceanographer of the Navy in coordination with RADM David J. Hahn, Chief of Naval Research. TFO research will build upon ONR's existing strategy in the area of undersea warfare in order to sustain the U.S. Navy's decisive competitive advantage in tactical exploitation of the environment.
To learn more about Task Force Ocean, please go to the TFO website at: https://www.onr.navy.mil/en/task-force-ocean
White papers should be submitted no later than 11:59 PM (EST) on 31 January 2019.