Dan Baechle, left, from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Multifunctional Materials research team, has created a laboratory prototype of a device he designed to sense and damp out arm tremors for Army marksmanship training.

Army researcher's interest in robotics leads to innovative device

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Provide our Soldiers a decisive advantage in any mission by maintaining quality acquisition professionals to develop, acquire, field, and sustain the world's best equipment and services through efficient leveraging of technologies and capabilities to meet current and future Army needs.

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"The Army of today is developing many of the most technically advanced systems and technologies in human history. There is no cookie-cutter approach to acquisition. While we focus on some of its inherent challenges cost, performance and schedule risks as well as funding instability it is worthwhile to note that we continue to succeed in fielding the best-equipped Army in the world. However, moving the world's largest land force forward requires an ongoing commitment to learning and innovation."

Army Acquisition Executive & Assistant Secretary, Acquisition, Logistics and Technology - Hon. Heidi Shyu

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