James F. Geurts (left), assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition (ASN RDA), and Capt. Jon Margolick (right), U.S. Marine Corps Naval Expeditions (NavalX) liaison, announce the DoN’s plan to rapidly expand its collaboration capabilities through the creation of Tech Bridges on Sept. 3, 2019. US Navy Photo
This post has been updated to clarify that the PEO Carriers interaction with NavalX is ongoing and has not yet concluded.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Navy is expanding its NavalX innovation support office, setting up five regional hubs across the country that will bring military, industry and academia together to help solve nagging problems for the service. Read More
USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7) passes under the Northern Lights while participating in exercise Trident Juncture 2018 on Oct. 26, 2018. US Navy Photo
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Navy rolled out a Naval Expeditions (NavalX) Agility Office that will connect sailors with innovative ideas to experts who can experiment with them, invest in them or contribute to turning the ideas into something tangible for the Navy. Read More
U.S. Marines from Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment practice debarking from a Japan Ground Self Defense Force CH-47 Chinook during Forest Light 16-2 in Yausubetsu Training Area, Hokkaido, Japan, Feb. 1, 2016. US Marine Corps photo.
The chief of naval operations and commandant of the Marine Corps have been consistent this year in highlighting the role sailors and Marines will play in experimenting with prototypes and new gear as the sea services try to outpace adversaries’ technological advances. Read More
A screenshot of the Hatch homepage, courtesy of US Navy.
The Navy’s Reducing Administrative Distractions (RAD) effort is rolling into the new Hatch innovation crowdsourcing website, after two previous RAD rounds have generated hundreds of ideas for Navy consideration. Read More