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  • In Soldier's absence, son continues golfing activities with local support

    Oct 22, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - When Maj. Brian Spurlock, of Project Manager Combat Ammunition Systems, deployed in May on a six month tasker to represent PEO Ammunition in Afghanistan, Picatinny's, FMWR staff ensured that his son would be able to continue playing golf while he way away.

  • Senior Army leader visits APG

    Oct 22, 2010

    The Army's science and technology hub being built at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., was the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment Katherine Hammack's first stop on a two-day installation tour beginning on Oct. 21.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Places

    Oct 22, 2010

    This week, I'd like to continue sharing a way of thinking and working that you may find valuable here at Aberdeen Proving Ground. I call them the 5 P's: People, places, purse, processes and products. The 5 P's are my way of accomplishing the mission while always maintaining focus.

  • Army explores software transformation initiatives

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. Aca,!" The Army is implementing lessons learned from the Apps for the Army challenge, to support strategic initiatives for Army Software Transformation.

  • Visualization Lab Rewinds to the Future

    Oct 21, 2010

    Visualization Laboratory has 12 employees that make products that are used in visualizations in briefings, demonstrations and supplements to training kits used in the field by the Soldiers. They impact a large number of people with the work they do.

  • Senior APG leader discusses BRAC opportunities, challenges

    Oct 20, 2010

    WILMINGTON, Del. -- The base realignment and closure process is creating significant opportunities and challenges for Aberdeen Proving Ground, the installation's senior civilian leader told about 100 business and community leaders Oct. 19.

  • Army Research Lab boosts computer processing using gaming technology

    Oct 20, 2010

    Army Research Laboratory computer scientists and engineers have turned to children's gaming technology to advance military applications intended for the combat zone. By combining traditional computer processing units or just about any desktop system one might find in a military computer organization, with graphics processing units, or specialized processors with functions that elevate gaming platforms like X-Box, Playstation and Wii to pictorial coolness, the Army can perform floating point arithmetic at exponentially faster rates. This can improve on and even expand fielded applications for Soldiers.

  • White House Science Fair brings presidential recognition to students

    Oct 20, 2010

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met with America's top youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education Monday at the White House.

  • Picatinny earns national recognition for superior conservation efforts

    Oct 19, 2010

    A Picatinny Arsenal team was the only Department of the Army recipient of an annual award recognizing teams from federal agencies for their energy, water and environmental management excellence, Oct. 7 in Washington D.C.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center donates prayer shawls to Fisher House

    Oct 19, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - When a military service member is hospitalized for an unexpected illness, disease or injury, it can be a difficult and stressful time for the family. Not only are they often far from home and away from familiar surroundings, they also worry about the health of their loved one.

  • Training sharpens Natick police, security guards

    Oct 19, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - One moment, he was writing a ticket. The next, he was drawing his 9-millimeter pistol out of its holster and firing at an assailant using deadly force.

  • UMD eyes expanding education opportunities at APG

    Oct 18, 2010

    University of Maryland leaders met with the senior APG commander Oct. 18 to discuss an expansion of the university's presence to better serve the educational needs of an evolving workforce.

  • Science takes forefront with elementary children

    Oct 18, 2010

    AMRDEC visitors to Science Day at Mountain Gap Elementary School brought an infrared camera and through an ice experiment showed children the absence of the heat.

  • Aviation Summit Focus is on Depot's Future

    Oct 18, 2010

  • Students test Army rations at conference

    Oct 18, 2010

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- College students interested in engineering careers crowded into a demonstration of Army food technology Oct. 8 at the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award Conference here.

  • What do you know about the 5 P's?

    Oct 18, 2010

  • Army fields 250,000 DAGR

    Oct 15, 2010

    A system that provides a pivotal situational awareness tool to Soldiers in virtually every mission they are involved in was recognized for achieving a significant milestone in Fielding and Training during a ceremony hosted by the Product Director Global Positioning System (GPS) at the Top of the Bay Club last month.

  • Picatinny lands 3 of the Army's 10 greatest inventions of 2009

    Oct 15, 2010

    Three technologies developed at Picatinny Arsenal were named among the 10 greatest Army inventions for 2009, according to a recent announcement released by the Army.

  • Army and industry synchronize workforce development as APG grows

    Oct 14, 2010

    The science and technology hub the Army planned when it placed these capabilities through the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005 is now coming together.

  • APG Commander's Corner: People

    Oct 14, 2010

    Aberdeen Proving Ground is unique in the Army. As far as installations go, APG is large. We have more than 144 miles of Chesapeake Bay coastline along the base. But it's not just unique because it's large. We're unique because of our people.

  • Army engages USA's future engineers at career fair

    Oct 12, 2010

    Hundreds of America's brightest engineering students explored how they can serve their country as Army civilian scientists at a career fair Oct. 9.

  • Natick observes Energy Awareness Month

    Oct 12, 2010

    The Secretary of the Army has designated October 2010 as Energy Awareness Month. Public law mandates that the Army reduce its energy usage by 3 percent each year from 2007 to 2015. The Army needs to reduce energy consumption due to increasing demand, dwindling energy reserves and rising costs Aca,!" all of which have been further compounded by the Global War on Terrorism and natural disasters. For the Army to meet this goal, all of its employees need to contribute.

  • Socio-cultural data collection provides insight for commanders

    Oct 12, 2010

  • "Set it and forget it" monitoring system provides remote surveillance

    Oct 12, 2010

    The Remote Monitoring System, or RMS, is a wireless remote sentry monitoring sensor developed at the U.S. Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command's communication-electronics center, or CERDEC. This quick-reaction capability can be left unattended for years and sends information wirelessly over a far distance to Soldiers at a base station.

  • Cash Reward

    Oct 11, 2010

    Two Task Force Eagle Assault UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilots made a vital submission to the Army Suggestion Program while deployed to Iraq in 2006, which was worth a $10,000 reward.

  • Army research director earns prestigious honor

    Oct 9, 2010

    ORLANDO, Fla. - After 27 years of developing the best technology for Army Soldiers, Dr. Gerardo Melendez received an award for executive excellence in the military.

  • America must engage minority students in science education, leaders say

    Oct 9, 2010

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- America must drastically improve science education in minority communities to remain a great country, senior leaders said at the 2010 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference.

  • Students seek careers at College Bowl

    Oct 9, 2010

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Hundreds of college students seeking jobs are partnering with government and industry in a unique event during the 2010 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference here Oct. 7-9.

  • Tiny particles, huge impact: Nanotechnology to help warfighters

    Oct 8, 2010

    From the tanks they drive, to the armor they wear, to the ammunitions they fire - the "nano" powders developed by ARDEC's nanotechnology team can have practical applications in nearly every part of the Soldier's inventory.

  • Firepower Conference addresses IED defeat mission

    Oct 8, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny was host to a national group of engineers, first responders, and industry and defense leaders during the 35th Annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Firepower Conference here Sept. 28.

  • Creativity is "icing on the cake" for Picatinny engineer

    Oct 8, 2010

    By day, she inspects gun barrels, cartridge cases, bullets, and odds and ends from various weapon systems to study their metallurgical properties. But in her off-duty hours, Materials Engineer Michelle Schutz puts down the weaponry and switches to a new set of materials: butter, sugar, flour - and plenty of icing.

  • ARDEC Lean Six Sigma team honored for in-house training program

    Oct 8, 2010

    When it comes to teaching the tricks of the trade of business process and product improvement, the Lean Six Sigma Competency Office (LSSCO) at Picatinny Arsenal knows that teamwork is critical. In fact, their teamwork recently won a Federal Executive Board (FEB) of Metropolitan Northern New Jersey annual award, which will be presented to the group in Oct. 6 in Paterson, N.J.

  • Army civilian engineer takes honors at national conference

    Oct 7, 2010

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Angel Cruz's grandfathers left Puerto Rico to fight for America. Six decades later, Cruz earned a prestigious honor as one of seven Hispanic STEM Military and Civilian Heroes.

  • Army leader sparks students' interest in science education

    Oct 7, 2010

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A U.S. Army leader told about 300 high school students that America's freedom depends on their future achievements in science and technology.

  • Japanese logistics team visits APG

    Oct 7, 2010

    The chief logistician and a team of officers from the Japan Self-Defense Forces visited APG Oct. 7.

  • Annual fire drills test Natick

    Oct 7, 2010

    Horns sounded, lights flashed, and Soldiers and civilian employees filed out the center doors of Building 42, home to the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, on Oct. 5.

  • Paying it forward, Military supporters give Soldier new home

    Oct 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Pfc. James Stanly, 27, a New Jersey National Guardsman based in Jersey City returned from a tour in Iraq in 2009 and found that his current home, a trailer not far from the Canadian border, was rotting from rain seeping through the roof and causing moldy-unlivable conditions that threatened his health. Through a series of local connections, Stanly was able to receive a new home allowing him to reunite with his daughter.

  • Conference mentors students in science, technology

    Oct 7, 2010

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- More than 3,000 high school and college students are attending a three-day conference focused on building interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, known as STEM, at the 2010 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference here.

  • Army changes name of system-of-systems integration R&D program

    Oct 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army's system-of-systems-integration, research and development program, C4ISR OTM, is now named C4ISR & Network Modernization. The name change reflects the program's alignment with the Army's Network Modernization strategy. The program explores leap-ahead capabilities that can augment and enhance the foundation of network modernization while identifying technology acceleration opportunities into the current force.

  • RDECOM organizes to maximize integration

    Oct 5, 2010

    The commander delivers a vision for RDECOM to be the Army's primary source for integrated research, development and engineering capabilities.

  • Technicians upgrade global communications system

    Oct 5, 2010

    A global communications system used by the armed forces is now lighter, more compact and more capable.

  • Maryland kicks off major BRAC road upgrades

    Oct 5, 2010

    ABERDEEN, Md. -- A $42.6 million road project officially kicked off Oct. 5 outside Aberdeen Proving Ground. The U.S. 40/Maryland 715 highway improvement will streamline traffic getting into and out of the military installation.

  • Value of contracting specialist goes beyond developing contracts

    Oct 4, 2010

    The value of government contracting specialists extends well beyond their expertise in developing contracts that are fair to both the government and the supplier. They are also the watchdogs for contracts in place and are entrusted with ensuring the performance of the contract is ethical and legal. Each year, government contracting specialists, Soldiers and civilians identify unlawful practices that save the government millions of dollars.

  • Growing Up In The Engineering World

    Oct 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For an engineer who first tested his mettle on the aviation and missile systems of Redstone Arsenal in the 1980s, being assigned to the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center is like going home.

  • Howe brothers bring Discovery Channel to Natick

    Sep 30, 2010

    Geoff and Mike Howe, stars of "Howe and Howe Tech" on the Discovery Channel, came with a crew to film an episode featuring the Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) expected to air in November. John Harlow reports.

  • APG celebrates Hispanic Heritage Sept. 29

    Sep 30, 2010

    Music, traditional dance and sumptuous food were the order of the day at the Aberdeen Proving Ground Hispanic Celebration Sept. 29 at the Aberdeen Area Recreation Center.

  • Pepper-spray training prepares USAG-Natick security guards

    Sep 30, 2010

    It's one thing to apply training to a realistic situation. It's quite another to do it while your vision and breathing are compromised.

  • Army partners with University of Maryland for R&D

    Sep 29, 2010

    The U.S. Army and the University of Maryland entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement at the school's Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building Sept. 28.

  • Harford Community College opens training center on APG

    Sep 29, 2010

    A 2,325 square-foot training facility marks Harford Community College's commitment to the training needs of Army civilians and contractors who work with garrison-supported organizations.

  • ARDEC receives permanent symbol of Army appreciation

    Sep 29, 2010

    A permanent symbol of excellence normally associated with combat units was affixed to the U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) organizational flag in a Superior Unit Award streamer ceremony here Sept. 22.

  • Chiarelli visits CTSF to determine way ahead, possible mission expansion

    Sep 29, 2010

    Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, Army Vice Chief of Staff, spent the better part of four hours at the CTSF, touring the facility, and discussing his views of the work the CTSF should be doing, and what it now does under its current mission as defined in a 2007 execution order.

  • ARDEC technology demo day reaches out to law enforcement, academia

    Sep 29, 2010

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) partnered with professors and grad students from the New Jersey Institute of Technology during a joint technology demonstration day here Sept. 22.

  • USAG-Natick holds mass-casualty exercise

    Sep 29, 2010

    Wounded civilians and Soldiers lay across the lawn and on the stairway in front of Johnson Barracks at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Army reviews acquisition process

    Sep 29, 2010

    The Army is taking a critical look at how it acquires and manages equipment and services. A team from the Army Acquisition Review visited here Sept. 28, touring facilities and interviewing military officials.

  • Commander's Corner: Community Involvement

    Sep 29, 2010

    Greetings to the entire Aberdeen Proving Ground community. I want to take this opportunity to tell you some of the exciting things happening at APG. We continue to rapidly move forward with the Base Realignment and Closure process.

  • Smoke alarms provide a sound you can live with

    Sep 28, 2010

    Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, but Installation Management Command safety officials, from headquarters to garrison level, say such concerns remain a constant priority.

  • Army talks communication priorities with industry

    Sep 28, 2010

    Leveraging commercial technologies for the Army's future was what industry representatives wanted to discuss at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association monthly luncheon at the Ritz Carlton Hotel here Sept. 27.

  • Picatinny engineer earns DoD recognition for service to NJ Hispanic community

    Sep 28, 2010

    A Picatinny engineer was recognized by the Department of Defense this month in the nation's capital for his lasting accomplishments both in the lab and in his community. A member of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) for the last 21 years, Sam Perez was the only U.S. Army civilian to earn the 2010 LATINA Style Distinguished Service Award.

  • NSSC Soldiers train at Fort Devens

    Sep 28, 2010

    As she strained to be heard above the sounds of simulated gunfire just yards away, Staff Sgt. Brooke Green talked about how different this all was from her normal duties at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Seven Questions For New Commander

    Sep 27, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers talks about his first few days on the job as the new commander of the Aviation and Missile Command and Redstone Arsenal.

  • milWiki for Strategic Communications

    Sep 27, 2010

  • AMRDEC receives Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 27, 2010

    For support to the Warfighter, the Aviation and Missile, Research, Development and Engineering Center was presented the Army Superior Unit Award streamer here Sept. 23.

  • In support of our service members, Morris County vows to commit

    Sep 24, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Local elected officials, business owners and military personnel gathered at the Parsippany Sheraton Hotel Sept. 13 for a Morris County Chamber of Commerce luncheon where the 2010 Army Community Covenant was signed.

  • ECBC hosts local teachers for 'Math Quest'

    Sep 23, 2010

    Cecil County Public School math teachers receive professional development at ECBC and interact with subject-matter experts.

  • RDECOM earns Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 23, 2010

    Nine out of 10 is a pretty good record. That's what the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command achieved in 2007, when the organization developed nine of the Army's top 10 greatest inventions of the year.

  • RDECOM NCOs convene for training, award ceremony

    Sep 22, 2010

    Noncommissioned officers from RDECOM gathered at APG for professional development training Sept. 13-17, to better understand how science enables the Warfighters' mission.

  • Yesterday meets tomorrow at NSSC

    Sep 22, 2010

    Former Soldiers saw how future Soldiers will be equipped when the 25th Infantry Division Association visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center Sept. 16 as part of its annual reunion.

  • AMC commander tours emerging high-tech campus

    Sep 22, 2010

    General Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), and AMC Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger toured the emerging Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Center of Excellence campus. The tour was hosted by Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, commanding general of the U. S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) and other senior CECOM leaders.

  • Using Lean Six Sigma and Predictive Modeling to Determine Optimal Sustainment Parameters for Systems

    Sep 22, 2010

    Article discusses a Lean Six Sigma project the Project Manager completed which garnered huge savings in dealing with the use of field support rerpresentatives for RAID systems.

  • PCBs removed at Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Sep 22, 2010

    When a towering crane pulled a dredging barge out of Pegan Cove, swung it through an opening in the tree line and deposited it onto the adjacent parking lot at Natick Soldier Systems Center on the morning of Sept. 9, the most visible part of a $2.8 million PCB cleanup was complete.

  • Hold the batteries! Benet Labs engineers awarded "round counter" patent

    Sep 21, 2010

    With each round fired from a mortar or a gun tube, the weapon inches closer to its demise. When each round is fired, damage accumulates in the tube. Reach a certain threshold and the tube may fail. "It could be catastrophic," said Mark Johnson, electronics engineer with the Benet Laboratories, Armament Technologies Division at the Watervliet Arsenal in N.Y.

  • Army lauds achievements of RDECOM scientists

    Sep 17, 2010

    Six U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command laboratories and 111 employees have been named 2009 Research and Development Achievement Award winners.

  • ARDEC to receive national recognition with Superior Unit Award Sept. 22

    Sep 17, 2010

    The U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) will be permanently marked as a superior unit in a formal military ceremony that recognizes its contributions to saving countless lives and providing dominant capability, here, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.

  • Army honors research, development command at APG ceremony

    Sep 16, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" Under warm, sunny skies today at Aberdeen Proving GroundAca,!a,,cs Fanshaw Field, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander of the Army Materiel command, honored the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command when she presented it with a Superior Unit Award.

  • Device helps Soldiers communicate with Afghan citizens

    Sep 16, 2010

    The TransTac device, which will be fielded for the first time to the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) to Afghanistan before the end of the calendar year, will be used by Soldiers to translate English to Dari or English to Pashto, and vice-versa.

  • AMC commander tours Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Sep 16, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Army's senior logistician toured here Sept. 16 meeting with military officials, speaking with Soldiers and civilian employees and viewing the transformation on the installation.

  • Howe Brothers bring Discovery Channel to Natick

    Sep 15, 2010

    A pair of identical twin brothers from Maine, accustomed to challenging themselves and their exotic equipment and then airing the results on television, found much to their liking in a Sept. 13 visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center. Geoff and Mike Howe, stars of "Howe and Howe Tech" on the Discovery Channel, came to Natick with a crew to film an episode featuring the Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) expected to air in November.

  • Howe Brothers visit Natick

    Sep 15, 2010

    A pair of identical twin brothers from Maine, accustomed to challenging themselves and their exotic equipment and then airing the results on television, found much to their liking in a Sept. 13 visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Army hosts DOD, Indian delegation to discuss future R&D collaboration

    Sep 14, 2010

    The U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force met with an Indian delegation at Fort Monmouth, N.J. to discuss potential collaboration efforts in emerging information and command and control technologies, Aug 31 - Sept. 3. Government, industry and academia representatives from both countries presented research and discussed projects in the areas of service-oriented architecture, intelligent agents, language translation and artificial intelligence technologies.

  • RDECOM to receive U.S. Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 14, 2010

    RDECOM and its subordinate organizations will receive the Army Superior Unit Award during a Sept. 16 ceremony at APG's Fanshaw Field. The Superior Unit Award streamer will be added to each element's colors, and the element's director will receive award lapel pins for every person in the organization.

  • Research center completes project

    Sep 13, 2010

    Members of Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space and the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Program Integration Facility recently completed an upgrade to the Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile Launcher system by adapting it to the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles from its original platform the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle.

  • Joint-service teamwork yields award-winning TNT alternative

    Sep 13, 2010

    The recent success story at Picatinny to research and qualify a new, safer explosive to replace TNT is one example of how teamwork and collaboration can help provide a life-saving product to the warfighter as quickly as possible.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center observes Patriot Day

    Sep 13, 2010

    A moment of silence followed by a bell tolling 11 times at a Patriot Day observance Sept. 10 at U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center honored the memories of the thousands of civilians and Soldiers lost during and since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Reaching Out To Grow Future Engineers

    Sep 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For 43 years, Dr. Robin Buckelew has stood for the possibilities of women in the work force.

  • Picatinny dedicates pyrotechnic complex to fallen N.J. service member

    Sep 9, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Picatinny community honored a fallen New Jersey Marine by dedicating a new Pyrotechnic Research and Technology Complex in his name during a ceremony here Sept. 8.

  • Army Research Lab's newest analysis facility helps ensure aircraft safety, design

    Sep 9, 2010

    The Army Research Laboratory's Rotorcraft Survivability and Assessment Facility will give the Department of Defense accurate and timely test and evaluation information that could lead to improvements in aircraft design and reduce injury and death.

  • Two new APG test facilities open

    Sep 9, 2010

    Two state-of-the-art Army test facilities officially opened at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Sept. 8, with local, state and national dignitaries taking part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • Army Research Lab's newest analysis facility helps ensure aircraft safety, design

    Sep 9, 2010

    The Army Research Laboratory unveiled its latest efforts in ensuring the military's aircraft are safe and effective on the battlefield during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 8. The ARL Rotorcraft Survivability and Assessment Facility will give the Department of Defense accurate and timely test and evaluation information that could lead to improvements in aircraft design and reduce injury and death.

  • Officials: BRAC progress at tipping point

    Sep 9, 2010

    ABERDEEN, Md. -- A group of military and local officials met Sept. 9 at the Higher Education & Conference Center to discuss the regional transformation set in motion by the closure of Fort Monmouth, N.J. and the movement of organizations to and from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Picatinny Arsenal celebrates 130 years of American Firepower

    Sep 7, 2010

    Picatinny leaders and employees, along with Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey's 11th District, gathered at the on-post cafeteria Sept. 7 for a cake-cutting ceremony to mark the 130th birthday of the U.S. Army's Picatinny Arsenal.

  • Physicists collaborate at the atomic level to find better ways to navigate

    Sep 7, 2010

    Physicists from AMRDEC and the Marshall Space Flight Center are co-leading a collaborative effort along with Alabama A&M University, the University of Alabama at Huntsville, and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln to demonstrate the enhancement in sensitivity and improvement in performance of optical gyroscopes - being able to navigate without the use of GPS.

  • Cadet experiences Army's research laboratory

    Sep 7, 2010

    Each summer the U.S. Army Research Laboratory welcomes cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point to work on research projects alongside the laboratory's top scientists and engineers. This year, Cadet Zachary Brownlee spent several weeks working at the Adelphi Laboratory Center located in Adelphi, Md. under the direction of ARL researcher Dr. Deryn Chu.

  • Rallying to the Cyber Challenge

    Sep 3, 2010

    Government and military organizations joined industry and academia at the 2010 LandWarNet conference Aug 3 - 6 to talk cyber security in the constantly changing cyber landscape and ensure present efforts effectively build on the past and pave the way for the future. CERDEC talks about cyber in rapidly changing environment.

  • Picatinny, Benet Labs, engineers recognized by the Army for scientific advances

    Sep 1, 2010

    Twenty-eight U.S. Army Armament Research Development Engineering Center scientists and engineers were named Aug. 24 as recipients of the 2009 Army Research and Development Achievement Award for eight projects recognized for their significance.

  • Army enhances readiness by embracing internship program

    Sep 1, 2010

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education and the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command's Minority College Relations Program this summer to facilitate the second session of the 10-week Minority Undergraduate Student Internship Program with great success.

  • Soldiers doing what Soldiers do

    Aug 31, 2010

    When a Soldier takes his or her Oath of Enlistment, they pledge to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Whether in a quick strike unit like the 82nd Airborne Division or stationed at a research and development facility like the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC), a Soldier must hone their Soldiering skills.

  • Renewable energy powers Soldiers

    Aug 30, 2010

    Renewable energy sources will soon be powering batteries, vehicles and other pieces of equipment that give Soldiers an edge on the battlefield.

  • Center works to be birthplace of joint network operations

    Aug 30, 2010

    A U.S. defense department goal is the creation of a Network Operations capability that is 'born joint,' to increase interoperability among military services, said Dr. Cynthia Dion-Schwarz, the Director of Information Systems and Cyber Security for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, during one of her visits to the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center's Network Operations Interoperability lab.

  • White House team visits APG research facilities

    Aug 30, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Members of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy took part in a robust tour of Aberdeen Proving Ground and Research, Development and Engineering Command facilities Aug. 26.

  • Research inventors receive design patent

    Aug 26, 2010

    AMRDEC employees receive design patent for their invention that converts pintle hook system to a ball receiver, which allows the driver to tow a trailer with a forklift in the standard driving position and improves safety while moving other than palletized materials.

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