TAILIEUCHUNG - 2001 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research’s Aircraft Technology Program

The mission of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is to maintain a close relationship with the research and development community to support long-range research, foster discovery, nurture future generations of researchers, produce new technologies that meet known naval requirements, and provide innovations in fields relevant to the future Navy and Marine Corps. Accordingly, ONR supports research activities across a broad range of scientific and engineering disciplines. As one means of ensuring that its investments appropriately address naval priorities and requirements and that its programs are of high scientific and technical quality, ONR requires that each of its departments undergo an annual review (with a detailed focus. | ONR ASSESSMENT SERIES 2001 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research s Aircraft Technology Program NAVAL STUDIES BOARD NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL 2001 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research s Aircraft Technology Program Committee for the Review of ONR s Aircraft Technology Program Naval Studies Board Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences National Research Council NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS Washington . National Academy Press 2101 Constitution Avenue . Washington DC 20418 NOTICE The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance. This work was performed under Department of the Navy Contract N00014-00-G-0230 DO 8 issued by the Office of Naval Research under contract authority NR 201-124. However the content does not necessarily reflect the position or the policy of the Department of the Navy or the government and no official endorsement should be inferred. The United States Government has at least a royalty-free nonexclusive and irrevocable license throughout the world for government purposes to publish translate reproduce deliver perform and dispose of all or any of this work and to authorize others so to do. International Standard Book Number 0-309-07617-X Copyright 2001 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. Copies available from Naval Studies Board National Research Council 2101 Constitution Avenue . Washington DC 20418 Printed in the United States of .