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(CHIPS MAGAZINE) … by Sharon Anderson
Who said large organizations move too slowly? In a remarkable 16 months, from its inception in January 2015, Department of the Navy efforts to reinvigorate innovation in the Naval Services captured the attention of bold thinkers and ignited excitement across the deck plates, academia and industry.


Welcome to the first edition of the DON Innovation newsletter! In support of SECNAV's Innovation Vision, this newsletter is intended to promote information sharing and exchange, support the ideation process, and showcase the creativity, expertise, and insight of our Sailors, Marines, and Civilians.
In this edition, we feature key naval innovation organizations, stories submitted from the DON community, and
"The Hatch" -- a platform for you to submit ideas that can be implemented for the benefit of the DON.

PANAMA CITY, Fla., July 27, 2016 — The once-ribbing term “four-eyes” now secures a coolness factor, thanks to a team of Navy engineers who have developed a high-resolution, see-through, heads-up display embedded directly inside a KM-37 Navy dive helmet to keep its users safer, more efficient and more effective underwater.

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