Naval Research Laboratory Fact Book 2012
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The Naval Research Laboratory is the Department of the Navys corporate laboratory it is under the command of the Chief of Naval Research. As the corporate laboratory of the Navy NRL is the principal in-house component in the Office of Naval Researchs ONR effort to meet its science and technology responsibilities. NRL has had a long and fruitful relationship with industry as a collaborator, contractor, and most recently in Cooperative Research and Development Agreements CRADAs. NRL values this linkage and continues to develop it. NRL is an important link in the Navy Research, Development, and Acquisition RDA chain. Through NRL, the Navy has direct ties with sources of fundamental ideas in industry and the academic community throughout the world and provides an effective coupling point to the RD chain for ONR.
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