Medical supplies, such as IV solution bags, will be kept cool on the way to treat heat injuries by the Heat Ailment Recovery Pack, or HARP, developed by the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

'Cool effort' for those with heat injuries

In hopes of bringing medical treatment to Soldiers on remote battlefields in warm climates, the folks at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, recently put forth a "cool effort."...READ MORE

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MISSION

Mission Statement:
Conduct research, development, acquisition and sustainment to maximize combat effectiveness and survivability of freedom's defenders.

Vision Statement:
The U.S. Army NSSC will be the leader of the research, development, acquisition and sustainment of freedom's defenders.

NSSC Objectives:
* Structure a sustainable NSSC
* Foster an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation, which creates synergy across the Natick Soldier Systems Center
* Develop a strategic plan for the installation
* NSSC as an active participant in the community

LEADERS

The state motto of Massachusetts is translated from the Latin as "By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty." That is a fitting motto for a great state and it could apply to the work done by the team here at Natick and throughout the Research, Development and Engineering Command.

The Army's military and civilian scientists and engineers are developing better 'swords'; that is technology which will give our Soldiers an edge in future battles.

They are doing this in the hopes that by equipping our Soldiers with the best weapons and equipment in the world, we might deter war. But failing that, that our warfighters will be victorious, and thereby able to secure a lasting peace with liberty.

Brig. Gen. William E. Cole Commanding General Natick Soldier Systems Center

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