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United States Naval Research Laboratory

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U.S. Naval Research Lab

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Meet the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

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Naval Research Laboratory Established in 1923

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Swarm Research at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

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Naval research laboratory

The United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the corporate research laboratory for the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. It conducts basic scientific research, applied research, technological development and prototyping. The laboratory's specialties include plasma physics, space physics, materials science, and tactical electronic warfare. NRL is one of the first US Government scientific R&D laboratories, having opened in 1923 at the instigation of Thomas Edison, and is currently under the Office of Naval Research. NRL's research expenditures are approximately $1 billion per year.
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