One of the major goals of the NPS Research Program is provide cost-effective research and unique research laboratory facilities that permit students and faculty to support Navy/DoD needs. NPS provides independent assessments of proposed solutions to military issues, pre-deployment evaluation of new technologies, and combined student-faculty expertise for current research and development programs.
NPS Research Programs are comprised of:
- Sponsored Research Programs
- Basic and Applied Research
- Individual and Group Projects
- Fleet Support
- Cooperative Research and Development Agreements with Industry
- Cooperative Research with Universities and Government Laboratories
- Naval Research Program (NRP)
- Institutionally Funded Research Programs
- Integrated Graduate Education and Research Programs
- Space Systems
- Total Ship Systems Engineering
- Combat Systems
Research is conducted in every academic department within the graduate schools and in the research and education institutes.