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  • Aim high, aim higher

    Feb 25, 2015

    Dana Born, lecturer in public policy, Harvard University, speaks to employees about the importance of leadership and character development in the workplace Feb. 24 during the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center's (ARDEC) leadership speaker series. The series is a part of ARDEC's leadership development program.

  • Congressman sees, touts innovation and change at Army's Benet Laboratories

    Feb 24, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Army's Benét Laboratories leveraged an opportunity to tout the current state of U.S. Army weapons research and design to Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY). Tonko, who was selected earlier this month to serve on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, visited the Watervliet Arsenal in an effort to learn more about the Army's efforts in additive manufacturing.

  • Event highlights entry-level, 3-D scanning

    Feb 24, 2015

    Army Researchers are taking advantage of professional development sessions to advance knowledge.

  • Natick leads aerial delivery joint team of the year project

    Feb 23, 2015

    The High Speed Container Delivery System Joint Capability Technology Demonstration, or HSCDS JCTD, Team has been chosen by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, or OSD, for the 2014 JCTD Team of the Year award.

  • SAVE THE DATE: Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium

    Feb 23, 2015

    Mark your calendars now for the 2015 Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium (GVSETS) & Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry (APBI), August 4-6, 2015, Novi, MI

  • STEM education is critical to the nation, RDECOM leader tells chamber

    Feb 20, 2015

    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (Feb. 20, 2015) -- Encouraging young students to pursue careers in science and engineering is vital to national defense and the economy, a U.S. Army leader told about 100 people at the Harford County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Feb. 19.

  • 'Civilians Down Range' group to improve deployments for civilians

    Feb 20, 2015

    More than 70 civilians have deployed in support of Soldiers since 2007 from Picatinny Arsenal's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, or ARDEC. This led Caska and a group of supporters to launch the Civilian Down Range initiative or CDR--a network of peers comprised of civilians who have deployed, are deployed and those who may deploy in the future.

  • Army selects AMRDEC engineer for Senior Executive Service

    Feb 19, 2015

    Dr. Juanita M. Harris has been appointed as a member of the Senior Executive Service.

  • NASA test fires new rocket with Army-developed igniter motor

    Feb 19, 2015

    When the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center test fired the Peregrine rocket, Feb. 10, members of the local Army research and development community watched with great interest.

  • RDECOM commanding general visits Natick

    Feb 17, 2015

    Major General John F. Wharton, commanding general of the Research, Development and Engineering Command, visited the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center Feb. 11-12.

  • Aviation and Missile Division Chief receives honorary value engineering award

    Feb 16, 2015

    Kevin Rees, Chief of the Maintenance Engineering Division within the Aviation Engineering Directorate, was selected for the award on the ability to lead projects initiated and completed by his personnel in the Maintenance Engineering Division which regularly exceeded the VE saving goals of AMCOM Logistics Center, AMRDEC, Corpus Christi Army Depot, U.S. Army Forces Command, and the National Guard.

  • Innovation group showcases 3-D printing

    Feb 13, 2015

    "Lunch and Learn" events focus on introducing the ARDEC workforce to Picatinny's innovative facilities and capabilities as well as showcase the arsenal's 3-D printing and scanning abilities.

  • Employees recognized for contributions to underrepresented communities

    Feb 13, 2015

    Two U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, employees were recognized Feb. 6-7 at the 29th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Army researchers help develop self-detoxifying suit

    Feb 13, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 19, 2015) -- Researchers from across the Department of Defense have designed and tested new fabrics for a Self-Detoxifying Suit to replace warfighter uniforms, officials announced recently.

  • Army scientist improves Chilean biological capability through exchange program

    Feb 12, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 12, 2015) -- A U.S. Army scientist has enhanced the Chilean Army's biological identification proficiency after working in the country for a year. Biologist Leanne Chacon spent 2014 in Santiago, Chile, as part of the Army's Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program. Her goal was to research commercially available biological identification equipment.

  • Army research center at Picatinny gets new director

    Feb 11, 2015

    The Army has selected a new senior executive leader responsible for armament research and development.

  • Army scientists discover how to predict damage in future military vehicles

    Feb 11, 2015

    Army researchers made an important discovery during metals testing that could impact the way the structural health of current and future military vehicles are deemed "healthy and more efficient."

  • Rapid Response Facility provides defense capability for allied partner

    Feb 11, 2015

    Warfighter needs are complex, urgent, and constantly developing. The Czech Republic, an allied partner through the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, recently needed a rapid response solution to modernize their Mi-171Sh fleet.

  • Army's Benét Laboratories develops 120mm mortar test system

    Feb 10, 2015

    The U.S. Army's Benét Laboratories, which is collocated on the Watervliet Arsenal, recently announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in the research and development of an extended-range 120mm mortar ballistic test cannon that if fielded, will greatly increase the survivability of U.S. infantrymen.

  • West Point cadets immerse in engineering intern program

    Feb 10, 2015

    Four West Point Military Academy Cadets interns are gaining valuable hands-on experience working with professional scientists, researchers and engineers at the Aviation Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • 3-D Interactive Electronic Technical Manual Verification on CROWS

    Feb 10, 2015

    IETM is a digital and interactive manual that allows Soldiers to work with virtual models of systems and helps Soldiers perform common maintenance procedures such as inspection, assembly and disassembly. The IETM, with embedded 3-D technologies, for CROWS is the most advanced of its kind developed by Picatinny's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center and the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command.

  • I'll take Aerospace Engineers on 'Jeopardy!' for $100, Alex

    Feb 9, 2015

    An 8-year employee of AMRDEC's Weapons Development and Integration directorate, Smith went through several rounds of auditions before he was cast into a contestant pool for the syndicated broadcast show, "Jeopardy!". He dedicated himself to studying strategy and history for several months and after much tenacity and hopeful anticipation, producers called Smith in November 2014 and told him he was selected as a contestant. Smith's participation on the game show aired Jan. 29.

  • Seven RDECOM scientists, engineers recognized at 2015 BEYA STEM Conference

    Feb 6, 2015

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2015) -- Seven employees of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command will be recognized Feb. 6-7 at the 29th BEYA STEM Conference.

  • Army chooses new senior executive for chemical, biological center

    Feb 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army announced the selection of a new senior executive for the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Jan. 26, 2015.

  • Army scientists explore how chemical warfare agents affect painted surfaces

    Feb 5, 2015

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are making strides in understanding what happens to materials when they are contaminated with chemical warfare agents.

  • Army needs increased innovation to retain overmatch advantage

    Feb 4, 2015

    The Army has seen recent innovations in how it operates -- from Pacific Pathways and network experimentation to greater interoperability with European partners.

  • UMass Lowell and Natick come together as HEROES

    Jan 29, 2015

    The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell are working together to make life better for the Soldier.

  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    Jan 28, 2015

    Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks.

  • Aviation, missile inventors receive patent

    Jan 28, 2015

    The U.S. government issued a patent to three aviation and missile researchers for developing methods and sensor systems for weaponry health monitoring.

  • Researchers win Army Modeling and Simulation Award

    Jan 28, 2015

    Army researchers working on advanced computer modeling won the 2014 Army Modeling and Simulation Award.

  • Improved Army system, training to increase vigilance

    Jan 27, 2015

    Soldiers of a U.S. Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support.

  • Airbeam technology evolves from Natick to the field to Carnegie Hall

    Jan 26, 2015

    The wide-reaching, overarching success of airbeam technology is music to Natick's ears. The technology has made its debut in a new incarnation as a part of a surprisingly luxurious rental tent used for a gala on the rooftop of Carnegie Hall.

  • Aviation composite course saves money, lives

    Jan 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center is the head of composite repair in Army aviation through its Prototype Integration Facility.

  • Commentary: Army sensors research

    Jan 22, 2015

    "At the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, we understand how science and technology bring the power of American innovation to everything we do."

  • Army chemical, biological laboratory gains DOD accreditation

    Jan 22, 2015

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's Environmental Monitoring Laboratory recently became the first laboratory in the United States to meet requirements set forth by the DOD Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program for testing chemical warfare material.

  • Picatinny engineers use advanced sensor technologies

    Jan 21, 2015

    Picatinny engineers Michael Wright and Ralph Tillinghast from the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, saw a solution with WULF. They created a fire control using a sensor that can perform like the larger fire-control systems, yet small enough to work on all three mortar platforms.

  • Army advances bio-threat detector

    Jan 21, 2015

    The Army's second-generation Tactical Biological Detector will provide Soldiers with a lightweight, low-power, highly effective biological detector, officials said.

  • National Gallery of Art finds creative uses for Army technology

    Jan 21, 2015

    The U.S. Army protects its ground and air vehicles against chemical and biological contaminants with advanced coatings developed at the Army Research Laboratory.

  • New acting ARDEC director poised to assume role

    Jan 21, 2015

    John Hedderich, acting director of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, held his final town hall Jan. 21, where he thanked the Picatinny workforce for its hard work and introduced Dave Castellano, the new ARDEC acting director starting Jan. 26.

  • Research team shapes future of combat rations

    Jan 21, 2015

    The Consumer Research Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has posted an online questionnaire that will help the center's Combat Feeding Directorate determine the direction it will take with future operational rations.

  • Future of Army Sensors

    Jan 20, 2015

    Army science and technology officials are seeking ways to improve situational awareness, mobility, lethality and the maintainability and effectiveness of Army systems.

  • Engineering teams selected for research, development excellence awards

    Jan 20, 2015

    Three teams of engineers from the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center earned 2013 Army Research and Development Engineering Awards.

  • Army continues testing on mid-tier radio, prepares for NIE 15.2

    Jan 20, 2015

    Testing on Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radios conducted to prepare for NIE 15.2.

  • New engineering director is no stranger to chemical, biological center

    Jan 20, 2015

    Researchers and engineers are welcoming a new leader as Michael Abaie assumes his role as Director of Engineering at the at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

  • Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Army has taken the next step in merging operational and intelligence traffic onto the WIN-T transport. The Army can realize significant cost savings in money, resources and satellite bandwidth by converging intelligence and C2 onto a common platform, an expert said.

  • RDECOM chief of staff retires after 30 years of service

    Jan 20, 2015

    U.S. Army RDECOM reflected on the 30-year career of Col. Kenneth R. Tarcza during his retirement ceremony Jan. 20.

  • Own the Weather: Flying in Degraded Visual Environments

    Jan 19, 2015

    Army researchers are going after solutions to help aircraft crews navigate in degraded visual environments, where weather, obscurants or obstacles may prove hazardous and even lethal.

  • Biosensors: Lab seeks to replace antibodies

    Jan 15, 2015

    Just as the human immune system deploys antibodies to destroy bacteria that have infiltrated the body to cause harm, Army scientists may deploy biosensors to detect harmful microorganisms.

  • Digital sensors improve capabilities for night-vision devices

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Jan. 15, 2015) -- Night-vision devices are critical for ensuring Soldiers' tactical advantage through increased survivability, maneuverability and lethality. In a search for improvements, U.S. Army scientists and engineers have developed technologies that will significantly change how Soldiers use the devices, officials said. Advancements now allow the digital sensor to be placed away from a Soldier's eye, and users can now view video images on a decoupled display.

  • Sensors keep the enemy in sight

    Jan 14, 2015

    New technology is spawning better sensors and helping the Army of today to dominate the battlefield of tomorrow.

  • Army researchers gather to discuss aviation initiatives

    Jan 14, 2015

    Army researchers and engineers are gathering at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Jan. 14-16, to discuss research initiatives and focus on closing technology gaps on futuristic aviation-sustainment concepts that could forever change Army aviation -- from air-vehicle design to usage and maintenance and real-time mission planning.

  • Sensor Technology: Engineers find keys to autonomous future

    Jan 13, 2015

    Sensors are making the Army's ground vehicle fleet more intelligent by providing a safer, more agile operating environment for American Soldiers.

  • Army researchers develop batteries that don't corrode

    Jan 13, 2015

    New, lighter batteries are under development for Soldiers now, in-house, at the Army Research Laboratory here.

  • Army scientists improve early bio-threat detection

    Jan 12, 2015

    Army researchers are looking at novel ways to test the latest technologies, including a systems-approach to sensor installation and compatibility.

  • White House video highlights Army's 3-D scanning capabilities

    Jan 12, 2015

    The White House released a video documenting how a Smithsonian-led team created the first 3-D models of a president. The video highlights the use of an Army-funded Light Stage scanning system, which was key to creating the highest resolution digital model that has ever been made of a head of state.

  • Aerospace engineer selected for prestigious award

    Jan 9, 2015

    An Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center employee has been selected as the 2014 Joint Capability Technology Demonstrator Award Engineer of the Year by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

  • Electronics engineer selected to receive prestigious 2015 black engineer award

    Jan 9, 2015

    An employee of the U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, will be recognized for her commitment to enhancing opportunities for minorities in technology careers.

  • Army Game Studio creates virtual training environments for Soldiers

    Jan 9, 2015

    Becoming a software developer for the "America's Army" video game at the U.S. Army Game Studio was an unlikely career choice for Matt Roberts, who was not a "big gamer" growing up. But after serving as a Soldier in the Army, Roberts was drawn to this career as a way to empower others.

  • Lightweight antenna increases Army agility

    Jan 8, 2015

    Inflatable ground satellite antennas are aiding in the expeditionary nature of U.S. and coalition forces, enabling them to achieve high-bandwidth network connectivity anywhere in the world from small deployable packages.

  • Army scientist, STEM educator to receive national award

    Jan 8, 2015

    For almost three decades, U.S. Army Research Laboratory computer scientist Dr. Reginald Hobbs has made a tremendous impact in the field of information science as well as with his career as a science, technology, engineering and mathematics educator, and will be recognized with the Special Recognition award for his accomplishments at the 29th Black Engineer of the Year STEM Awards Conference.

  • Sensors move Army closer to common environment

    Jan 7, 2015

    The Army envisions a future where sensors dynamically interact with each other while sharing information with Soldiers. Its researchers are one step closer to enabling this common operating environment through the development of a foundational software architecture.

  • Natick researchers integrate Soldier sensors

    Jan 6, 2015

    To the modern dismounted warfighter, the saying "knowledge is power" is true, especially when making quick decisions based on limited information.

  • Army releases RFP for competitive radio marketplace

    Jan 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army has released request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition.

  • German researcher engages U.S. Army peers in exchange program

    Jan 6, 2015

    A German engineer specializing in communications systems is helping to strengthen a 51-year exchange program between American and German defense communities.

  • Army salutes STEM hero

    Jan 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recognizes employees who go above and beyond in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational outreach.

  • Sensors provide broad application across Army

    Jan 5, 2015

    Sensors are everywhere in today's technology-driven world. There are sensors in traffic lights, vehicles and smartphones.

  • Army sensors research enables future capabilities

    Jan 1, 2015

    Army scientists and engineers are advancing sensors research in hopes of giving future Soldiers enhanced situational awareness.

  • Natick pitches innovation in forum for ideas

    Dec 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, has come up with a new way to spark out-of-the-box thinking, risk-taking, and employee participation. The center implemented the "Bootstrap Initiative and Pitch Day."

  • DOD names Army civilian 'Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter'

    Dec 30, 2014

    Dr. Olukayode Okusaga, an electronics engineer and subject matter expert in the field of radio frequency-photonics at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was recently recognized with the Department of Defense's Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter Award.

  • Army honors scientists with R&A award

    Dec 29, 2014

    Seven scientists and engineers from The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center received the 2013 Research and Development Achievement award.

  • Aviation Engineering Director provides positive impact for warfighters

    Dec 23, 2014

    More than 350 people attended an Aviation Engineering Directorate All Hands Meeting Dec. 15.

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Army conducts base camp technology demonstrations

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Army took another step toward increasing self-sustainment while saving energy at its contingency bases overseas.

  • New mortar manufacturing process aims to save money, improve precision

    Dec 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army is seeking to implement a new mortar manufacturing process to provide improved weapons at a lower cost, officials said.

  • Aviation, missile researchers complete year filled with history, innovation

    Dec 18, 2014

    The Francis J. McMorrow Laboratories, now known as the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, celebrated its 50th year in 2014. AMRDEC moved toward new and innovative methods to support the Warfighter throughout 2014, in addition to celebrating five decades of historical contributions to science and technology.

  • Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles

    Dec 16, 2014

    Army Technology Magazine interviewed Paul D. Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. Rogers provides executive management to deliver advanced technology solutions for all Department of Defense ground systems and combat support equipment.

  • Army developing robotic insects?

    Dec 16, 2014

    A mechanical fly buzzing into an enemy operations center for surveillance may still be the stuff of science fiction, but perhaps not for long.

  • Natick's on board with fresh produce

    Dec 16, 2014

    Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, are working to make sure fresh produce isn't lost at sea.

  • 450 scientists visit Army Research Lab 'Open Campus'

    Dec 15, 2014

    In an effort to boost collaboration with academia and industry, the Army Research Laboratory hosted about 450 scientists from universities and private companies at its open house, Dec. 9-10, 2014.

  • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats

    Dec 15, 2014

    Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.

  • Australian Army visits CERDEC in preparation for NIE 17.1

    Dec 15, 2014

    The Australian Army G6 visited the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dec. 9, as part of initial coordination efforts leading up to his military's participation in the Network Integration Evaluation. The visit is a continuation of a broader collaboration between the Australian Defense forces and the U.S. Army to improve interoperability during multi-national coalition operations.

  • Army opens its doors to research collaboration

    Dec 15, 2014

    ADELPHI, Md. (Dec. 15, 2014) -- The Army opened its doors to a new era of collaboration between its scientists and their peers in industry, academia and other government agencies, which officials said will keep the nation's joint warfighting team on the cutting edge of technology.

  • Aerospace engineer selected for aviation honor

    Dec 15, 2014

    An Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center employee has been selected as the 2014 John White Engineer of the Year by the Hampton Roads, Va. Chapter of the American Helicopter Society.

  • Mentoring program prepares future leaders

    Dec 12, 2014

    A mentoring program to enhance both personal and professional growth has been established at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • USAMMA Works with Software Company to Develop Concussion-Detecting App

    Dec 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency, an element of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, has begun a collaborative research agreement with Contect, Inc., a software company working to develop a self-named mobile app that will provide a quick and simple way to detect concussions.

  • Army engineer receives research scholars award

    Dec 10, 2014

    Army scientists and engineers provide significant support to programs that focus on the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics research careers and the students who hope to one day fill those positions.

  • Picatinny lightens Soldiers' load, shaves 12 pounds off mortar system

    Dec 10, 2014

    Following the successful fielding of the lightweight 60mm mortar system, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, has begun delivering the new lightweight 81mm system to troops. The new M252A1 81mm system is 12 pounds, or 14 percent, lighter than its predecessor, the legacy M252 mortar system.

  • ARDEC's airburst round to begin evaluation this summer

    Dec 8, 2014

    The Small Arms Grenade Munition round -- a 40mm counter-defilade, air-bursting grenade designed for both the M203 and M320 launchers -- will undergo evaluation in July 2015.

  • AMC commander: Army's technology needs offer rewarding career opportunities

    Dec 8, 2014

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command or AMC, made his remarks Dec. 1 during a visit that included the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center. AMC is the Army's premier provider of materiel readiness to ensure dominant land force capability for the U.S. warfighter and our allies.

  • Picatinny engineers win Army's top research award

    Dec 4, 2014

    Picatinny scientists and engineers have won the Army's top award for science and technology.

  • RDECOM chaplain comes to assess Picatinny

    Dec 3, 2014

    Lt. Col. Juan Crockett, Command Chaplain for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, assessed the spiritual welfare of the workforce, the availability of counseling venues and the primary concerns of the leadership.

  • Aviation, missile researchers host industry day event

    Dec 3, 2014

    More than 250 members of industry, academia and other government agencies attended a Futures Brief to Industry forum Dec. 2. hosted by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Army Research Laboratory to welcome visitors to Open Campus Open House

    Dec 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory will host an open house at the Kirkland Conference Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, Dec. 9-10, 2014, for those interested in learning about the lab's Open Campus collaboration opportunities.

  • U.S. Army Research Laboratory establishes Postdoctoral Association

    Dec 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Association was recently established, marking a major step forward for postdoctoral training at ARL. The association is designed to enhance the postdoctoral experience at ARL by creating an inclusive environment where postdoctoral fellows can interact, build professional connections and develop career objectives.

  • 'Greening Course' teaches civilian employees about Army, Soldiers' duties

    Dec 1, 2014

    Thirty-one civilian employees experienced the "opportunity of a lifetime" when they attended the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Greening Course that was held in late October at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, and the surrounding area. The semiannual course is designed to give civilian employees the opportunity to gain insight and to experience various activities, duties and responsibilities of the U.S. Soldier.

  • 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.


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