Mission, Vision, Intent and Objectives
The scientist, engineers and technicians at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command are making our Soldiers strong and America safe!

MISSION
To ensure decisive capabilities for unified land operations to empower the Army, the joint warfighter and our nation now and through 2040.

VISION
The preeminent world leader in research, development and engineering.

INTENT
The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is the Army's technology leader and largest technology developer. RDECOM ensures the dominance of Army capabilities by creating, integrating and delivering technology-enabled solutions to our Soldiers. To meet this commitment to the Army, RDECOM develops technologies in its seven major laboratories and research, development and engineering centers. It also integrates technologies developed in partnership with an extensive network of academic, industry, and international partners.

RDECOM provides the Army with an organic research and development capability. More than 13,700 Soldiers, civilian employees and direct contractors form this world-class team. As part of that team, there are 11,000 engineers and scientists, many of whom are the Army's leading experts in their fields. A fundamental characteristic of this workforce is the focus on the Soldier. Whether providing technology solutions to meet current operational needs or developing break-through technologies for the next generation, RDECOM stands at the forefront of what the Soldier eats, wears, fires, flies or drives.

Address:
Department of the Army
U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
3071 Aberdeen Blvd.
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

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