Department of the Navy 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-11809
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Meeting of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2016-10857
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP) will hold a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; IRFlex Corporation
Document Number: 2016-09956
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to IRFlex Corporation, a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice in the field of use of nonlinear, mid-infrared fiber and fiber devices to generate and/or guide mid-infrared sources over long distances (1-500 meters) in the United States, the Government-owned invention described in U.S. Patent No. 8,710,470 entitled ``Wavelength and Power Scalable Waveguiding-Based Infrared Laser System'', Navy Case No. 101,907 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof.
Meeting of the Board of Visitors of Marine Corps University
Document Number: 2016-09011
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Board of Visitors of the Marine Corps University (BOV MCU) will meet to review, develop and provide recommendations on all aspects of the academic and administrative policies of the University; examine all aspects of professional military education operations; and provide such oversight and advice, as is necessary, to facilitate high educational standards and cost effective operations. The Board will be focusing primarily on the internal procedures of Marine Corps University. All sessions of the meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Patent License; CelerAscent, LLC
Document Number: 2016-09009
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The invention listed below is assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy. The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to CelerAscent, LLC, a revocable, nonassignable, partially exclusive license to practice in the United States, the Government-owned invention described below: U.S. Patent Application 62/156,092 (Navy Case 200115): Filed May 1, 2015, entitled ``PHOTONIC HYBRID RECEIVE ANTENNA.''
Notice of Availability of Invention for Licensing; Government-Owned Invention
Document Number: 2016-08736
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-15
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for licensing by the Department of the Navy. U.S. Patent No. 7,724,500: Nanoscale Manganese Oxide on Ultraporous Carbon Nanoarchitecture, Navy Case No. 098,802.//U.S. Patent No. 9,093,721: Dual-Function Air Cathode Nanoarchitectures for Metal-Air Batteries with Pulse-Power Capability, Navy Case No. 100,774.//U.S. Patent Application No. 13/784,942: Macroporous Carbon Nanofoam Composites, Navy Case No. 099,270.//U.S. Patent Application No. 13/832,576: Zinc Electrodes for Batteries, Navy Case No. 102,137 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Patent License; BladeBeam, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-08471
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to BladeBeam, Inc., a revocable, nonassignable, partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the Government-Owned inventions described in U.S. Patent Application No. 13/584934 ``Multiple radios per node network architecture.''
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2016-08470
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The following invention is assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and made available for licensing by the Department of the Navy: U.S. Patent Application No. 13/584934``Multiple radios per node network architecture.''
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities at the Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility Boardman, Oregon
Document Number: 2016-08130
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to continue and enhance training and testing activities as identified in Alternative 2 in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities at the at Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility Boardman, Oregon. This alternative provides for the construction and operation of new range facilities and other enhancements, and increases in training and testing activities. Alternative 2 also includes a proposal to establish new special use airspace in the form of a Military Operations Area (MOA), including the Boardman Low MOA and an extension to the existing Boardman MOA, both to the northeast of NWSTF Boardman. Implementation of Alternative 2 will enable the DoN to achieve the levels of operational readiness required under Section 5062 Title 10 U.S.C. without resulting in significant environmental impacts.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2016-07431
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. The following patents are available for licensing: Patent No. 8,904,736: VEHICLE AND MAST MOUNTING ASSEMBLY//Patent No. 8,902,801: ARRAY SYSTEM FOR SEGMENTING SIGNALS AND GENERATING A COMPLEX WAVEFORM AT A FOCAL POINT USING RECOMBINATION OF SEGMENTED SIGNALS//Patent No. 9,001,864: USE OF WAVELET TRANSFORMS TO PRODUCE COMPLEX WAVEFORMS FROM A REDUCED NUMBER OF DISCRETE FREQUENCY TRANSMITTERS//Patent No. 9,083,418: VERSATILE ANTENNA RECEIVED SIGNAL STRENGHT MEASUREMENT SYSTEM NOT AFFECTING ANTENNA PATTERN AND RECEIVER PERFORMANCE//Patent No. 8,973, 502: SIMULTANEOUS NONELECTRIC PRIMING ASSEMBLY AND METHOD// Patent No. 8,907,225: STRUCTURES AND METHODS RELATED TO DETECTION, SENSING AND/OR MITIGATING UNDESIREABLE STRUCTURES OR INTRUSION EVENTS ON STRUCTURES//Patent No. 9,080,989 WHISKER MANUFACTURING, DETECTION, RESPONSE, AND COMPOUND MANUFACTURING APPARATUS AND METHOD//Patent No. 9,244,791 FUSION OF MULTIPLE MODALITIES FOR DETERMING A UNIQUE MICROELECTRONIC DEVICE SIGNATURE//Patent No. 9,079,211 INTERGRANULAR CORROSION AND INTERGRANULAR STRESS CORROSION CRACKING RESISTANCE IMPROVEMENT METHOD FOR METALLIC ALLOYS//Patent No. 9,263,139 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING THE RADIATION TOLERANCE OF FLOATING GATE MEMORIES.
Meeting of the Board of Advisors (BOA) to The President of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Subcommittee
Document Number: 2016-07422
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to the provisions of The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended), notice is hereby given that the following meeting of the Board of Advisors to the President of the Naval Postgraduate School will be held. This meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal and Reuse of Surplus Property at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island
Document Number: 2016-07141
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (Public Law [Pub. L.] 91-190, 42 United States Code [U.S.C.] 4321- 4347), as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations implementing NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] Parts 1500-1508), the Department of the Navy (DoN) has prepared and filed the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the potential human and natural environmental consequences of the disposal of surplus property at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport, Rhode Island, by the Navy and its subsequent redevelopment by the respective municipalities in which the surplus property is geographically located. Public Law 101-510, the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, as amended in 2005 (BRAC Law), has directed the Navy to realign NAVSTA Newport. As a result of this action, the Navy has declared approximately 158 acres of land area at NAVSTA Newport to be surplus to the needs of the federal government. With the filing of the Draft EIS, the DoN is initiating a 45-day public comment period and has scheduled two public open house meetings to provide information and receive written comments on the Draft EIS. Federal, state, and local elected officials and agencies and the public are encouraged to provide written comments.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2016-06653
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. The following patents are available for licensing: Patent No. 8,911,145: METHOD TO MEASURE THE CHARACTERISTICS IN AN ELECTRICAL COMPONENT//Patent No. 8,336,054: HAND LAUNCHABLE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE//Patent No. 8,855,961: BINARY DEFINTION FILES//Patent No. 8,904,934: SEGMENTED LINEAR SHAPED CHARGE//Patent No. 9,081,409: EVENT DETECTION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR OPERATING A REMOTE SENSOR OR PROJECTILE SYSTEM//Patent No. 8,977,507: EVENT DETECTION SYSTEM USER INTERFACE SYSTEM COUPLED TO MULTIPLE SESNOR OR PROJECTILE SYSTEMS//Patent No. 8,905,282 ACCESSORY MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR A VEHICLE//Patent No. 9,083,078 UNIVERSAL ANTENNA MOUNTING BRACKET//Patent No. 8,967,049 SOLID LINED FABRIC AND A METHOD FOR MAKING//Patent No. 8,850,950 HELICOPTER WEAPON MOUNTING SYSTEM.
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities at the Fallon Training Range Complex, Nevada
Document Number: 2016-05379
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to continue and enhance training activities as identified in Alternative 2 in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities at the Fallon Range Training Complex. This alternative includes a 16 percent increase in existing aviation and ground training activities, the transition to new weapons platforms and systems as they become available to the DoN, and new ground training activities. Implementation of Alternative 2 will enable the DoN to achieve the levels of operational readiness required under section 5062 title 10 U.S.C. without resulting in significant environmental impacts.
Meeting of the Board of Advisors (BOA) to The President of the Naval War College (NWC) Subcommittee
Document Number: 2016-05377
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to the provisions of The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended), notice is hereby given that the following meeting of the Board of Advisors to the President of the Naval War College will be held. This meeting will be open to the public.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-04985
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department for Deployment Health, Naval Health Research Center announces the proposed extension of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2016-04547
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS JOHN P MURTHA (LPD 26) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Meeting of the Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2016-04554
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Advisory Panel will meet to review the findings and recommendations from the Panel's Report on ways to establish a culture of innovation in the Department of the Navy.
Meeting of the Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2016-04572
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Advisory Panel will meet to review the findings and recommendations from the Panel's Report on ways to establish a culture of innovation in the Department of the Navy.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-03632
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Navy announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-02946
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-16
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy proposes to alter a system of records notice N05350-1, entitled ``Navy Drug and Alcohol Program System.'' This system is used to train, educate, identify, screen, counsel, rehabilitate, and monitor the progress of individuals in drug and alcohol abuse programs. Information is used to screen and evaluate the certified counselors, counselor interns, and counselor applicants throughout the course of their duties.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; NCP Coatings, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-02514
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy published a document in the Federal Register on July 31, 2014, announcing an intent to grant to NCP Coatings, Inc. a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license. The scope of the intent to license has been revised.
Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors
Document Number: 2016-02513
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such inquiry, as the Board shall deem necessary, into the state of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 21, 2016, will include discussions of new and pending administrative/minor disciplinary infractions and non-judicial punishment proceedings involving midshipmen attending the Naval Academy to include but not limited to individual honor/conduct violations within the Brigade; the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. For this reason, the executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public.
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Legislative Environmental Impact Statement for Renewal of the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Public Land Withdrawal, California
Document Number: 2016-02512
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to both accommodate future military operational increases and implement and complete a revised Comprehensive Land Use Management Plan (CLUMP) at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL), California as set out in Alternative 1 of the Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Legislative Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS/LEIS) for Renewal of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Public Land Withdrawal. Implementation of this alternative includes Congressional renewal of the public land withdrawal (25-year renewal), accommodation of an increase in Research, Development, Acquisition, Test, and Evaluation and training tempo (up to 25 percent) within current land use areas approved for designated uses, expansion of unmanned aerial and surface systems, and expansion of existing and introduction of evolving directed energy weapons development. Nonmilitary activities would continue according to current patterns of use. Proposed land use changes would be accommodated in accordance with the CLUMP and applicable NAWSCL approval processes. Natural and cultural resources would continue to be conserved with implementation of the CLUMP management process.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2016-01229
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS MONTGOMERY (LCS 8) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2015-33012
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG)(Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS ZUMWALT (DDG 1000) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.