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  • Team effort drives advanced rotorcraft

    Nov 26, 2014

    Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center has partnered with both Bell Helicopter and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in cooperative Technology Investment Agreement with the Future Advanced Rotorcraft Drive System Programs. These programs focus on the critical performance and affordability enhancing drive system technologies for the Army's current and future force fleet of rotorcraft, as well as commercial rotorcraft.

  • Natick helps develop containment system used against Ebola

    Nov 26, 2014

    A containment system used to quarantine Ebola virus patients being transported out of West Africa was developed with help from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Massachusetts.

  • Looking before they LEAP

    Nov 25, 2014

    Natick researchers investigate tool to measure effect of equipment on Soldier performance Researchers from the Biomechanics, Human Factors and Anthropometry Teams at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, are conducting a reliability assessment of the Load Effects Assessment Program, or LEAP.

  • Researchers seek to enable autonomy

    Nov 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is synergizing research centers and labs to create a robotics community that will enhance the Army's ability to employ autonomy-enabled vehicle technologies to support the Soldier in every aspect of their operational life.

  • Researchers test insect-inspired robots

    Nov 20, 2014

    Army researchers are finding they have much to learn from bees hovering near a picnic spread at a park.

  • RDECOM shares contracting priorities with industry at 2014 APBI

    Nov 20, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Nov. 20, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command discussed its projected contracts and business opportunities Nov. 20 during APG's third annual Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry conference.

  • Students gain insight into Army engineering at STEM Expo

    Nov 20, 2014

    The Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, CERDEC, supported Team APG in hosting more than 400 area high school students for the installation's second Science Technology Engineer and Mathematics, STEM, Expo Nov. 18.

  • Army researchers develop pocket-sized aerial surveillance device

    Nov 19, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are developing technologies for a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units operating in challenging ground environments.

  • APG STEM Expo provides local students hands-on opportunities with advanced Army technologies

    Nov 19, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- More than 400 local students, teachers and school administrators converged here Nov. 18 for APG's bi-annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Expo.

  • Army research team earns $500,000 research grant in Head Health Challenge II

    Nov 18, 2014

    Army Soldier-protection experts at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have received a $500,000 grant from the NFL, Under Armour and GE's Head Health Challenge II initiative that will assist its research to protect against brain injury.

  • Soldiers of the future will generate their own power

    Nov 17, 2014

    Wearable technologies may provide U.S. Soldiers with on-the-move, portable energy and reduce the weight of gear they carry into combat.

  • Army discusses small-business vision at SMART PROC 2014

    Nov 17, 2014

    FREDERICK, Md. (Nov. 17, 2014) -- U.S. Army leaders shared their vision for how small businesses can work with the service during the SMART PROC 2014 Conference Nov. 14.

  • Army robotics researchers look far into the future

    Nov 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army envisions a future where robots are integral members of the team performing autonomous actions and maintaining current capabilities.

  • SECDEF praises Army team for eliminating Syrian chemical stockpile

    Nov 14, 2014

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel presented members of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center the Office of the Secretary of Defense Group Achievement Award Nov. 12, for their service during the international effort to safely eliminate Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.

  • Seeking the ethical robot

    Nov 13, 2014

    Scientists and engineers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory gathered Sept. 10, 2014 to discuss ethical robots.

  • Norwegian defense personnel visit Picatinny

    Nov 13, 2014

    Members from the Norweigan Defense Research Establishment visited Picatinny Arsenal Nov. 4 to tour ARDEC facilities and receive briefings on ARDEC, its mission, and the Program Executive Office for Ammunition.

  • Army recognizes scientists, engineers for innovation

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Army recognized engineers and scientists from the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center recently for obtaining patents on new defense-related inventions.

  • Natick designs custom-fitted flag for 'dignified transfers'

    Nov 10, 2014

    A combined team at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Massachusetts, has designed a custom-fitted flag for transfer cases that hold the remains of fallen Service members, that is now undergoing 90 days of testing, in five locations.

  • Remote lethality: Army researchers address a host of challenges

    Nov 10, 2014

    In popular culture, the idea of robots that perform human-like functions has a special hold on the imagination, based on real-life examples like space exploration, unmanned aerial drones and stoked by futuristic scenarios in movies like the "Terminator" series.

  • Army focuses on autonomous system development

    Nov 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army has invested in robotics technology for many years, and the focus is ever increasing toward autonomous system development.

  • Army researchers take on the tough task of explaining 'conception' - of a good idea - to HS students

    Nov 10, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- About 25 students from Cambridge High School spent four hours Friday weaving their way through such scientific areas as metallurgy, lasers, nanotechnology, and stereolithography at the Army's Benét Labs. What better place to learn about taking an idea through conception to building a prototype to the final production of a product.

  • Autonomy-enabled technology provides pathway to future

    Nov 6, 2014

    Army engineers from the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Michigan, are developing technology solutions for autonomy-enabled systems.

  • Picatinny engineer recognized for developing venerable 'Picatinny Rail'

    Nov 6, 2014

    Gary Houtsma, a Picatinny engineer, receives the Order of St. Maurice Award Oct. 27 for developing and creating the MIL-STD-1913, which Soldiers refer to as the "Picatinny Rail," that provides a standard interface for the attachment of weapon accessories and can be found on almost every infantry weapon used by U.S. forces today.

  • Picatinny celebrates Machak's career at retirement ceremony

    Nov 6, 2014

    Barbara Machak, the former acting director of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) retired Nov. 1 after 33 years at Picatinny.

  • Natick hosts Food Science and Industry Day

    Nov 6, 2014

    Science and the spirit of collaboration ruled the day on Oct. 30 at the first Food Science and Industry Day held by the Combat Feeding Directorate, Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • ARDEC town hall spotlights warfighter support

    Nov 5, 2014

    "What is ARDEC's mission to you?" was the question that John Hedderich proposed Oct. 20 during his first town hall as the acting director of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center in the Lindner Conference Center.

  • Futures Brief to Industry - a collaboration of government, academia and industry, to be held Dec. 2

    Nov 5, 2014

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center will host a Futures Brief to Industry - a collaboration of government, academia and industry, Dec. 2, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Multi-Mission Launcher Completes Successful Test Firing

    Nov 5, 2014

    The Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center successfully fired three missile interceptors from the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2 Block 1 Multi-Mission Launcher launch tube at the Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif. the week of Oct. 27.

  • Second Gray Eagle increases Lab capabilities

    Nov 5, 2014

    The Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center has acquired a second MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system for conducting research and development, hardware-in-the-loop tests, and interoperability verification among the family of systems for unmanned systems.

  • Army's corporate research laboratory guides technology with sharper focus

    Nov 4, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory released its Science and Technology Campaign Plans for 2015 - 2035, Nov. 4, 2014, to support strategic land power dominance for the Army of 2030 and beyond.

  • Army researchers envision future robots

    Nov 3, 2014

    The U.S. Army is investing in robotics research and development with a vision of increasing autonomy.

  • Picatinny operations officer stands ready to tackle foreign assignment

    Oct 31, 2014

    Terry McGahan acts as the first point of contact for participants in the Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program (ESEP) once they are overseas. The program operates throughout the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), which is the parent command of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny.

  • Picatinny engineer's expertise earns him 'fire-starter' nickname

    Oct 30, 2014

    To the casual observer, the field of pyrotechnics may appear rather mechanical and routine. But for Christopher Csernica, pyrotechnics it is an art form. Christopher Csernica, a component specialist, works at Picatinny Arsenal in its Pyrotechnics Division, which is part of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC).

  • Army exhibits advanced materials at expo

    Oct 29, 2014

    The Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center teamed with the Army Research Laboratory to host an exhibit at the 2014 Composites and Advanced Materials Expo in October. More than 7,000 representatives from industry, academia, and government organizations attended the event, which featured 560 exhibits and 300 technical sessions.

  • Army Lab, Girls Inc. host STEM fall camp

    Oct 29, 2014

    Excitement rang throughout the halls of McMorrow Laboratories in early October as 15 girls, from sixth- through eighth-grades, participated in a variety of hands-on experiments designed to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education.

  • Army evaluates DARPA's futuristic soft exosuit

    Oct 28, 2014

    Army researchers are evaluating prototype devices developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Warrior Web Program.

  • Army honors ARL team for role in Squad Overmatch Study

    Oct 28, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida were recently recognized as members of the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Team of the Quarter for The PM TRADE Squad Overmatch Study Team for distinguishing themselves for 'exceptionally outstanding achievements.'

  • West Point chemistry students see practical combat applications at Picatinny

    Oct 28, 2014

    Approximately 95 first-year cadets visited Picatinny Arsenal Oct. 15-16 to better understand the practical applications of their curriculum on the battlefield. The cadets are enrolled in an advanced general chemistry course at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

  • NCOs keep RDECOM focused

    Oct 24, 2014

    Communicating the Research, Development and Engineering Command's internal and external research and development capabilities continues to be of vital importance as the command and its six research, development and engineering centers and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory seek to empower, unburden and protect our Soldiers.

  • Army advances technology at Base Camp Integration Laboratory

    Oct 23, 2014

    As the Army rightsizes and transitions to a more expeditionary force, how efficiently its Soldiers can live during deployments becomes increasingly important. Current and future technologies that will help realize that goal by saving fuel, water and money were on display Oct. 22, 2014, during the annual stakeholders meeting at the Base Camp Integration Laboratory at Fort Devens, Mass.

  • Brainstorming innovative ideas under a time limit

    Oct 22, 2014

    A group of innovators at Picatinny Arsenal were presented a snap challenge from a visiting Pentagon official, Benjamin Riley, Principal Deputy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capabilities and Prototyping, who visited Picatinny for two days beginning Sept. 27.

  • Adaptive zoom riflescope prototype has push-button magnification

    Oct 22, 2014

    When an Army Special Forces officer-turned engineer puts his mind to designing a military riflescope, he doesn't forget the importance of creating something for the Soldiers who will carry it that is easy to use, extremely accurate, light-weight and has long-lasting battery power.

  • Nulk named 2014 First Region AUSA DA Civilian of the Year

    Oct 21, 2014

    Margaret "Missy" Nulk, a logistics manager with the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal, has been named the 2014 Association of the U.S. Army, First Region, Department of the Army Civilian of the Year.

  • Natick nominee wins STEM teacher of the year

    Oct 21, 2014

    Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, will be among those cheering the loudest when Natick High School's Doug Scott is recognized as the 2014 Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year on Oct. 22 during the Massachusetts STEM Summit at the DCU Center in Worcester.

  • Natick plays key role in helping to fight spread of Ebola

    Oct 21, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center invented a next-generation disinfectant system that kills the Ebola virus on surfaces.

  • Army, DOE studies may lead to unique armor technology

    Oct 20, 2014

    Army Research Laboratory scientists say they may be better able to develop novel armor technologies to improve protection levels for U.S. warfighters based on information from a recent Department of Energy study.

  • AMRDEC program saves time and money at depot

    Oct 17, 2014

    When the AMRDEC Maintenance Engineering Division learned that the Corpus Christi Army Depot was experiencing critical parts shortages with the Turbine Disk Assembly and Turbine Shaft Assembly used on the UH-60 T700 Engine Programs, they knew who to call.

  • Army researchers win first place in international software design contest

    Oct 16, 2014

    Two researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate won first place in an international software design contest. The two will be recognized at the 12th ACM-IEEE International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for System Design, or MEMOCODE, in Switzerland Oct. 19-21, 2014

  • Engineers test bio-fuel in helicopters

    Oct 16, 2014

    The Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, in conjunction with the Redstone Test Center, has completed a historic test program demonstrating the effectiveness of a bio-fuel commonly referred to as Alcohol to Jet in two Army aircraft -- a UH 60A Black Hawk and a CH 47D Chinook.

  • Army civilians hear from 'Stalin'

    Oct 15, 2014

    Representatives of the Army Research & Technology Protection Center-North visited Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, for three days of protection support and education seminars in September.

  • Army researchers evaluate Soldier performance

    Oct 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Leonard Wood field element recently completed a live-fire experiment with the modular protective system multipurpose guard tower on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • Natick ensures insect-repellent clothing is safe, effective

    Oct 14, 2014

    When it comes to insect repellent, the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, makes sure Soldier uniforms are treated just right.

  • DOD honors Army civilians for eliminating Syrian chemical weapons

    Oct 13, 2014

    Department of Defense officials honored 45 Army civilians in a ceremony Oct. 8, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, who voluntarily deployed to the Mediterranean Sea to destroy Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile.

  • LEGO students explore robotics at Picatinny Arsenal

    Oct 9, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.(October 9, 2014)--The First LEGO League Team #3013, a group of 4th, 5th and 7th graders, toured Picatinny Arsenal Sept. 26 to learn more about robotics.

  • Natick studies link between body armor fit, performance

    Oct 9, 2014

    Body armor has saved countless lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, but an Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that doesn't fit properly can actually hinder a Soldier's performance in combat.

  • U.S., Thai militaries build relationships through technology

    Oct 8, 2014

    Eleven U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy military and civilian personnel convened in Chao Samran, Thailand, Sept. 22-26, 2014, to evaluate equipment with the Royal Thai Army, during Operation Crimson Viper 2014.

  • Key enlisted advisor retires after more than 30 years

    Oct 6, 2014

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center Military Deputy Director, Col. Scott Turner, and Acting ARDEC Director Barbara Machak, hosted a retirement and farewell ceremony Sept. 26 for ARDEC Sgt. Maj. Dewey Blake, who served in the U.S. Army for more than 30 years.

  • NSRDEC, West Point collaborate to support innovative Soldier science, technology

    Oct 3, 2014

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, in Massachusetts, have mutual interest in identifying research opportunities from within NSRDEC for execution within USMA's Academic departments and its centers, resulting in a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on researching innovative technologies such as methods to harvest energy on the battlefield to lighten Soldiers' load, and reduce dependency on batteries.

  • Natick's cognitive science research helps steer Soldiers in the right direction

    Oct 2, 2014

    When the going gets tough, Dr. Tad Brunyé wants to help. A member of the Cognitive Science Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Brunyé is investigating spatial and non-spatial influences on Soldier navigation choices.

  • Army chem-bio center director retires

    Oct 2, 2014

    Joseph Wienand, director of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, retired from government service Oct. 2.

  • Bruce Amrein's dedication to ARL continues -- even as he sets out to retire

    Oct 1, 2014

    So many of the men and women who retire from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory will tell you that they were fortunate to have worked with such great teams and loved the work and research they conducted while there.

  • Army aerospace engineer living life fully in France

    Oct 1, 2014

    An aerospace engineer from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is now experiencing the south of France as a participant in the DoD's Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program.

  • Army Materiel Command analysis group tours Picatinny to learn of capabilities

    Oct 1, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (Sept. 25, 2014) --Three members of the Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity(AMSAA) group toured Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, Sept. 24 as a follow-up action to technical and facility data that Picatinny submitted in the spring.

  • Senior leaders return; Discuss ongoing and future materiel enterprise priorities

    Sep 29, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland--The two senior leaders from the Army's Materiel Enterprise completed their second joint town hall meeting here on Aberdeen Proving Ground last Friday.

  • High school teacher becomes Army researcher

    Sep 26, 2014

    Army researchers come from a wide variety of backgrounds. That is the case with Elizabeth Caplinger, a chemist and human factors specialist, who has been with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for about six years.

  • ARL receives legacy award

    Sep 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory received the 2014 Baltimore Federal Executive Board's Federal Women's Advisory Council Legacy Award at the 32nd Annual Federal Women's Council Employee Development Program at Martin's West Aug. 26.

  • Army scientist bolsters nanomaterials research with Singapore

    Sep 24, 2014

    U.S. Army and Singaporean scientists are advancing the future of nanomaterials through an exchange program between the countries.

  • Biography: Maj. Gen. John F. Wharton

    Sep 22, 2014

    Major General John Wharton serves as commanding general of the United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • Longtime ARL photographer retires

    Sep 22, 2014

    When the time came for college, Ron Carty chose to go to The Maryland Institute College of Art, which was the only school in the area that offered a degree in photography at the time. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography in 1975.

  • RDECOM welcomes commanding general

    Sep 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command welcomed new leadership Sept. 22 as the Army returned a general officer to the organization's senior post.

  • Army announces RDECOM command sergeant major transition

    Sep 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced that Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Snyder will assume duties and responsibilities as the command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command from outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Lebert O. Beharie.

  • Chemical-biological researchers deliver results

    Sep 18, 2014

    Choking, watering eyes, blistering skin and convulsions are symptoms of imminent death from a chemical weapons attack. The lethality of such attacks, most recently in August 2013, in Syria, sends tremors across the globe.

  • Keeping it clean -- Natick's self-cleaning fabric technology goes commercial

    Sep 17, 2014

    Quoc Truong, a physical scientist at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Massachusetts, is making sure that it all comes out before the wash.

  • Night turns into day: Army researchers enable night lethality

    Sep 16, 2014

    In science fiction, technology problems are solved with the stroke of a writer's pen. In reality, science and technology research takes time, and a lot of effort.

  • Army research team recognized at international nanotechnology conference

    Sep 16, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory received the best conference paper award at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology held in Toronto, Canada, Aug. 18-21.

  • Army radio lab continues to grow

    Sep 16, 2014

    Following its opening earlier this year, the ULTR-A facility has continued to grow and cemented key partnerships in preparation for critical rounds of upcoming tests and the growing demand for tactical radio sustainment.

  • Army pilots Civilian Acculturation program to familiarize new hires with Army culture, mission

    Sep 12, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- As part of the Army Civilian Workforce Transformation Program, the Army has launched the Army Civilian Acculturation pilot program at several installations across the Army in an effort to better integrate new Civilian employees into the Department of the Army.

  • APG, community remember 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 12, 2014

    On a warm, windy and overcast morning at Aberdeen's Festival Park, Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Agueda shared his sense of pride in service to America.

  • 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Picatinny Arsenal

    Sep 11, 2014

    Picatinny Arsenal observed the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks against our nation during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Picatinny 9/11 memorial located at the Visitors Center. From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Hu'Dene Wright, Acting Installation Senior Commander Col. Scott Turner, and Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Ingrid Parker salute after a wreath was placed at the memorial.

  • SMA visits Natick on 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 11, 2014

    On the 13th anniversary of a day etched in the nation's collective memory, the Army's highest-ranking NCO visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Talking lethality with Army's senior non-commissioned officer

    Sep 10, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III discussed the future of lethality with Army Technology Magazine.

  • Lethality on a beam of light: Scientists test high-energy lasers

    Sep 10, 2014

    High-energy laser research has been ongoing since the 1960s. But the Army is now getting to the point where demonstration systems are shooting down mortars and unmanned aerial vehicles with high-energy lasers.

  • Under secretary sees science behind the Soldier

    Sep 10, 2014

    The afternoon started with a fireball, and finished with Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson chatting with senior non-commissioned officers about the science behind the Soldier.

  • Future Fires: Integrating technology solutions

    Sep 9, 2014

    Army leaders are looking to the future force and seeking to be revolutionary in their thinking about integrating technology, according to current guidance from Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno. Army researchers are exploring technology solutions to enable improved lethality and fires.

  • Questions for PEO Missiles and Space

    Sep 9, 2014

    Army Technology Magazine interviewed Brig. Gen. L. Neil Thurgood, Program Executive Officer for Missiles and Space at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama for its recent Lethality issue. Thurgood is responsible for the development, production, fielding and life cycle management of the Army's missile and space related systems.

  • Disruptive Technology: How the Army Research Laboratory will change the future

    Sep 8, 2014

    Scientists are unlocking the mysteries of power, energy and lethality in the search for new materials and technologies. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory conducts fundamental research, which endeavors to provide revolutionary capabilities to the Army of 2025 and beyond.

  • Investing in the Army's future

    Sep 5, 2014

    The U.S. Army vision for lethality science and technology investment is to enable overmatch in weapon systems for both offensive and defensive capabilities.

  • CERDEC engineer receives Louis Dellamonica Award for counter-IED work

    Sep 4, 2014

    Army Materiel Command tapped an engineer from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, for one of 10 distinguished 2013 Louis Dellamonica Awards.

  • Enhanced grenade lethality: On target even when enemy is concealed

    Sep 4, 2014

    Small Arms Grenade Munitions are munitions rounds that aim to provide warfighters with the capability of shooting a 40-mm low-velocity grenade from an M203 or M320 rifle-mounted grenade launcher with the certainty that, if their target is hiding or behind an object, damage will still be inflicted.

  • Open Campus initiative allows open collaboration for Army Research Laboratory

    Sep 4, 2014

    In order to successfully bring ideas to life, collaboration between various agencies, both federal and non-federal, is often necessary. Army Research Laboratory's Open Campus initiative is a program that allows for this type of collaboration between ARL researchers, academia, industry and small business, both nationally and globally.

  • Natick cooks up energy-efficient kitchen appliances

    Sep 3, 2014

    The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, is revamping the Expeditionary TRICON Kitchen System, or ETKS, with energy-efficient appliances.

  • Army turns to researchers for future lethality

    Sep 2, 2014

    The Army of the future may have fewer Soldiers but more lethality thanks to research in precision, scalable effects and improved range.

  • Hughes promoted to two-star general

    Sep 2, 2014

    Pantego, Texas native and University of Texas at Arlington graduate Daniel P. Hughes was promoted to the rank of U.S. Army Major General on Sept. 2.

  • Army announces RDECOM leadership change

    Sep 2, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 2, 2014) -- The U.S. Army has announced a change of leadership at the Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • ARL employee receives distinguished Louis Dellamonica award

    Aug 28, 2014

    A civilian general engineer from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate receives the honor of being selected as one of the recipients of the 2013 Louis Dellamonica Award.

  • Army research center, students celebrate 20 years of STEM-student programming

    Aug 27, 2014

    More than 200 rising fourth through 10th graders and their families gathered at an Army-hosted math and science summer camp closing ceremony Aug. 19.

  • Senior executive engineer shares vision for center

    Aug 27, 2014

    The helicopter in view of James Lackey's AMRDEC office says it all -- where he's been, who he's always wanted to be and where he is headed.

  • Army improves fuel accountability, visibility on battlefield

    Aug 27, 2014

    The U.S. Army is testing systems to improve how fuel is monitored and tracked across the battlefield, officials said.

  • Senior Executive Engineer Shares Vision For Center

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The helicopter in view of James Lackey's AMRDEC office says it all -- where he's been, who he's always wanted to be and where he is headed.

  • Students learning leadership skills tour ARDEC labs

    Aug 22, 2014

    Forty students from the Leadership Excellence Direct Results program visited Picatinny Arsenal on Aug.15 to tour the arsenal's facilities and meet with its workforce.

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