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  • America's Army: Proving Grounds launches on Steam

    Oct 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army has fully launched the free America's Army: Proving Grounds game on Steam. America's Army is developed by the Army Game Studio, which falls under the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center's Software Engineering Directorate. The Studio operates in support of the Army Marketing and Research Group.

  • Intern Program Shows Pathway To Federal Opportunities

    Oct 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For a handful of young employees across the Aviation and Missile Command the summer and early fall of 2015 will be remembered for what it offered in the way of employment and employee experiences.

  • Aviation, missile community prepares for Futures Brief to Industry

    Oct 6, 2015

    Registration is ongoing for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, 2nd Annual Futures Brief to Industry.

  • Army engineers demonstrate anti-drone technology

    Oct 5, 2015

    Army engineers, who are seeking to adapt ongoing research to counter aerial systems that could threaten Soldiers, successfully shot down two aircraft as part of their final technology demonstration.

  • Combined Federal Campaign begins for Tennessee Valley federal employees

    Oct 2, 2015

    The CFC campaign began Sept. 22, 2015 and ends Dec. 15, 2015.

  • Innovation to win in a complex world: Investing in S&T to confront the future threat

    Oct 1, 2015

    In October 2014, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command rolled out the latest Army Operating Concept (AOC), titled "Win in a Complex World." This AOC details how the Army of the future will strengthen capabilities across multiple domains as part of a joint partnership to ensure dominance against "determined, elusive, and increasingly capable enemies." This article was previously published in the October-December 2015 Army AL&T Magazine.

  • Aviation Officer Joins Team Leading AMCOM Mission

    Sep 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Networking connections are good to have -- even when you are an Army officer. And Col. Todd Royar had a connection at the Aviation and Missile Command long before he became its chief of staff.

  • Army AL&T magazine explores innovation

    Sep 28, 2015

    This newest edition of Army AL&T explores the topics of Innovation and foreign military sales. Readers will also find a moving tribute to the Hon. Claude M. Bolton Jr., former assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, whose sudden passing in July was a blow to his many friends and former colleagues across the services.

  • Aviation and missile community receive Additive Manufacturing training

    Sep 18, 2015

    Recently, over 100 AMRDEC employees attended Additive Manufacturing training delivered by the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, America Makes, at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Aviation, missile community host open dialogue forum for industry leaders

    Sep 16, 2015

    DAU and AMRDEC provided a forum with local Industry to exchange information about the evolution of the Department of Defense's Better Buying Power 3.0 Guidance.

  • Workshop equips scientists, engineers to communicate technology

    Sep 16, 2015

    The Research, Development, and Engineering Command partnered with the American Association for the Advancement of Science to provide educational workshops teaching the command's employees how to effectively communicate their work.

  • AMRDEC encourages developmental opportunity for employees

    Sep 14, 2015

    As the end of fiscal year approaches, management at the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, Engineering Center is in pursuit of filling an important role in the front office.

  • Aviation and missile community to recognize deployed civilians

    Sep 11, 2015

    Qualified employees from the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center will be presented the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism in the spring of 2016.

  • AMCOM Deputy Committed To Principles Of Civilian Creed

    Sep 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As the new deputy commander for the Aviation and Missile Command, Bill Marriott's expectations of the organization's 8,000-plus employees can be summed up in a creed that should be familiar to every Army employee.

  • Innovative engineering approach sets precedent for Multi-Mission Launcher program

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army engineers are discovering ways to work smarter, not harder at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center through the use of modeling.

  • Army researchers transfer Multi-Mission Launcher to next phase of development

    Sep 3, 2015

    AMRDEC held a ceremony transferring the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher to the Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space.

  • Engineering logistics

    Sep 2, 2015

    By cutting out the middleman and putting engineers next to logisticians, AMRDEC looks to save money, keep warfighters' equipment in good repair for longer and make more strategic fix-or-buy decisions. This article was first published in the July - September issue of Army AL&T magazine

  • Multi-Mission Launcher Delivery Ceremony

    Sep 2, 2015

    The Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center will transfer the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher to Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space at a ceremony Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. at the Arsenal.

  • AMCOM Brings 'Who's Who' In Army Aviation To Redstone

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From Alaska to Connecticut, from Georgia to Washington, from Kentucky to Arizona, aviators and aviation maintenance Soldiers from across the Army converged at Redstone Arsenal last week for the Aviation and Missile Command's AMCOM 101 for Aviation.

  • Army Four-Star Commends Aviation Contribution To War Fighters

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army leadership views events like last week's AMCOM 101 as an investment -- an investment for the Army as it provides professional and technical development for its Soldiers, an investment for the Aviation and Missile Command as it shares its knowledge base and resources with Soldiers, and an investment for the Soldiers who are not only learning about Army policy and technology but also getting a chance to network and view capabilities.

  • Technology could reduce energy costs

    Aug 31, 2015

    PCM mats installed at AMC's warehouse facilities at Sierra Army Depot, in Herlong, Calif., showed a 33% reduction in natural gas consumption in April 2015 and a 56% reduction in May 2015.

  • RDECOM wins three safety awards

    Aug 28, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 28, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has won three safety awards for fiscal 2014, officials announced. This is the first time that RDECOM has won three Army-level awards in a fiscal year, said Cliff Wendel, RDECOM safety/surety office director.

  • LAR of Year delivers 'care factor' in work with aviation Soldiers

    Aug 25, 2015

    Mr. Joe Peca, LAR of the Year, believes his success as an Aviation and Missile Command Logistics Assistance Representative comes down to one thing -- the "care factor" that he brings to the job. Every day on the job, Peca combines his involvement and dedication of 22 years of aviation maintenance experience with the strength of the AMCOM team at Redstone Arsenal to make a difference for Soldiers and for Army aviation as a whole.

  • New look for aviation and missile dining facility

    Aug 21, 2015

    Patrons can expect a different ambience in the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center cafeteria this fall.

  • Aviation Systems project office changes leadership; celebrates 'amazing career'

    Aug 21, 2015

    Nothing flies in Army aviation without the team in the Aviation Systems Project Office. Often referred to as the "basket PM", the Aviation Systems project office that manages more than 50 aviation programs saw a change in leadership when Col. Gerald Davis, Jr. relinquished responsibility as the PM to Col. Mathew Hannah during a change of charter ceremony Aug. 20 at the Bob Jones Auditorium. A retirement ceremony for Davis followed immediately after.

  • Army researchers build partnerships through international assignments

    Aug 18, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 18, 2015) -- U.S. Army scientists and engineers combine forces each year with America's allies to advance the state of military technology. The Army bolsters its relationship with foreign partners and promotes international research cooperation through the Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program, officials said.

  • Aviation and Missile community welcomes new SES

    Aug 18, 2015

    Michael A. Bieri of Redstone Arsenal, Ala., was formally appointed to the Senior Executive Service during a ceremony held August 14 at Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Redstone missiles take spotlight in war of 25 years ago

    Aug 17, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Twenty-five years ago this month, the U.S. embarked on a war deployment that showed the world its military strength. Operation Desert Shield, and consequently Operation Desert Storm, became the largest deployment and subsequent combat use of Army missile technology in U.S. history.

  • Town Hall highlights Center accomplishments

    Aug 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center held a Town Hall to discuss the way ahead and important center-related topics August 12.

  • 'I Want To Help Soldiers So They Can Focus On Their Job'

    Aug 5, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With his welcoming smile and can-do attitude, it's easy to see that Maj. Curt Schultheis is happy to serve as the commander of the Aviation and Missile Command's Headquarters and Headquarters Company.

  • 50 Years and counting

    Aug 5, 2015

    Johnny Head, of the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, is recognized for 50 years of service.

  • Army to develop cyber campus in Alabama

    Jul 30, 2015

    In January 2015, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center acquired two Redstone Arsenal buildings, which are being dedicated to the cybersecurity mission.

  • Developments enhance future vertical lift aircraft

    Jul 29, 2015

    Efforts are being made to establish methods to reduce the time to develop and field new software capabilities and their life cycle costs for future vertical lift aircraft.

  • Commentary: Army science, technology drive innovation

    Jul 27, 2015

    Scientists and engineers from across government, industry and academia are searching for technology solutions to bring empower American warfighters. Innovation is the fuel for the Army of the future.

  • Army Contracting Command Announces New Commanding General

    Jul 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command will get a new commander next month.

  • Future Army nanosatellites to empower Soldiers

    Jul 20, 2015

    One Army project is making the future of satellite communications more responsive to Soldiers' needs.

  • Army researchers explore new 3-D laser capability

    Jul 20, 2015

    The VizLab has added a ROMER Absolute Arm for their 3-D modeling projects. The ROMER is a laser scanner that can be used in the lab or out in the field.

  • Leaders Are Best When They Connect With Employees

    Jul 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Time is often considered a leader's most valuable asset. There's never enough of it, someone always wants it and it is fleeting when it's most needed. So, it goes without saying that time management is essential to effective leadership. But, for one of the Aviation and Missile Command's long-time leaders, time takes on a whole different dimension when a leader uses it to move an organization and its employees forward.

  • Lynda Rutledge visits Army aviation and missile community

    Jul 20, 2015

  • Local youth participate in adventure tour

    Jul 20, 2015

  • Nanosatellites may soon communicate with Soldiers

    Jul 16, 2015

    Tiny Army satellites may someday provide Soldiers with voice, data and even visual communications in remote areas, which lack such communications.

  • Multi-Mission Launcher Preliminary Design Review successful

    Jul 16, 2015

    The Aviation and Missile Research, Engineering, and Developmental Center Multi-Mission Launcher Program successfully conducted the Preliminary Design Review at the Dynetics facility in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Army researchers develop 'One display to rule them all'

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army researchers reduce the cognitive load on Soldiers by streamlining critical surveillance functions as part of counter-explosive, route clearance missions inside the Medium Mine Protected Vehicle, known as MMPV.

  • Civilian employees awarded for performance and dedication

    Jul 13, 2015

    Over 300 government civilians were awarded for their performance and service to the Software Engineering Directorate July 9 at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • OPM announces steps to protect workers from cyber threats

    Jul 13, 2015

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has announced the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those impacted.

  • Innovative Army technology gains new potential

    Jul 9, 2015

    As drone technology gains greater public attention, along with its potential for hostile action against American targets, Army engineers adapt ongoing research to counter aerial systems that could threaten Soldiers.

  • Commentary: Thinking clearly about the future of warfare

    Jul 8, 2015

    Expert knowledge is a pillar of our military profession, and the ability to think clearly about war is fundamental to developing expert knowledge across a career of service.

  • Interview: Innovate the Future

    Jul 7, 2015

    Army Materiel Command Chief Technology Officer Patrick O'Neill gives his vision for building a culture of innovation in the U.S. Army.

  • Wearing body armor strengthens civilian experience

    Jul 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has held its semiannual greening courses for quite some time, but with new leadership comes new challenges.

  • Breakthrough in solar cell research results in patent

    Jul 6, 2015

    U.S. Army researchers have developed a tiny photovoltaic solar cell for the conversion of light energy into electrical energy that it resulted in a patent.

  • Multinational Exercise Tobruq Legacy a success with plans to double in size next year

    Jul 4, 2015

    Tobruq Legacy 2015 was a Ground Based Air Defense, sensor to shooter live fire exercise where the Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe based 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command or 10th AAMDC, and their Air Defense Airspace Management shelter, used their network communications equipment and technical abilities to provide a common air picture the other four countries could use to target and engage airborne threats effectively. They even found new ways to connect equipment that was never meant to communicate with each other.

  • Innovation to fuel future Army

    Jul 1, 2015

    The Army of the future will be fueled by innovation according to military leaders in research and development.

  • Unmanned aircraft team, recruiters support concert

    Jun 30, 2015

    CULLMAN -- Members of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office and members from the local Army Recruiting Battalion joined forces to support the Rock the South concert and festival June 19-20.

  • Research scientist promoted to ST position

    Jun 30, 2015

    On June 1, 2015, Dr. Dana J. Taylor was selected to serve as a ST/Senior Research Scientist for Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Aviation Development Directorate.

  • Cyber prevention demonstration in near future

    Jun 29, 2015

    the Redstone Executive Cyber Steering Group is striving to coordinate investments and activities to establish long-term risk mitigation solutions for cyber attacks against our tactical weapons systems.

  • AEOP alumni panel addresses student scientists

    Jun 19, 2015

    HUNT VALLEY, Md. (June 19, 2015) -- Four Army Educational Outreach Program alumni gave advice and encouragement to eCYBERMISSION competition finalists in a panel discussion June 17.

  • Army, Air Force take bomb disposal to new level with lasers

    Jun 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army and Air Force are working together to develop mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles with laser technology.

  • New standard aviation handbook up for review

    Jun 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center's Aviation Engineering Directorate is revising the aviation handbook for maintenance monitoring for all U.S. Army aircraft.

  • Joint U.S., Israeli device seeks to reduce airflow drag

    Jun 18, 2015

    U.S. Army and Israeli scientists are conducting testing and research on active flow control devices as a means to reduce drag on future Army aircraft.

  • Taking a bite out of cyber crime

    Jun 16, 2015

    Maj. Dave Richards, the signal communications officer for the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, knows exactly how you can protect your accounts and keep you from giving away tactical information.

  • Major U.S. Army Network Modernization Program moves to full-rate production

    Jun 16, 2015

    The Army has received approval to proceed to full-rate production and fielding of its mobile tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2.

  • National STEM competition kicks off

    Jun 15, 2015

    HUNT VALLEY, Md. (June 15, 2015) -- Students from across the United States arrived June 15 to compete as national finalists in the U.S. Army's 13th annual eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • Soldier finds new ways to take flight

    Jun 14, 2015

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Sifuentes has flown more than 2,300 hours and completed nearly 1,000 combat missions in an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter. The pilot acknowledged that flying is a part of who he is. So when injuries to his back, knee and a tear in his right glute forced him out of the cockpit, he had to find a new way to soar.

  • Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist

    Jun 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command, or HRC, has announced the personnel transition strategy and procedures for reclassification to Military Occupational Specialty 17C, or MOS 17C, cyber operations specialist, for active-duty Army enlisted personnel.

  • Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available July 1

    Jun 1, 2015

    The Army announced today the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. The Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select Military Clothing Sales Stores beginning, July 1.

  • Army's software centers work together to further joint mission

    May 27, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center hosted an inaugural technical exchange meeting to address shared challenges and review solutions within the software engineering community.

  • Redstone exercises natural disaster response

    May 26, 2015

    No one wants to envision being trapped in a natural disaster, but the historic tornadoes that ravaged Alabama in 2011 proved that it can happen -- and that Redstone Arsenal needs to be prepared. Last week, multiple organizations participated in a two-day, full-scale emergency exercise, with the scenario being that two tornadoes touched down on the installation, causing widespread damage and casualties.

  • Images of Alabama's fallen heroes on display

    May 26, 2015

    They are the faces of heroes -- and an opportunity for the Tennessee Valley to pay tribute. Through the generosity of the Von Braun Center, Team Redstone's Survivor Outreach Services has brought the Remembering Our Fallen exhibit to Huntsville, just in time for Memorial Day. The individual state exhibit, on display now near the VBC's Ticket Office, features both military and personal photos of Alabama service members who have fallen from the War on Terror since 9/11.

  • Army computer scientist streamlines network science

    May 25, 2015

    Through the efforts of a U.S. Army Research Laboratory computer scientist, the way in which network science experimentation environments are designed, deployed and executed has been streamlined.

  • New air defense system under development being tested at White Sands Missile Range

    May 22, 2015

  • WINS tracks Soldier movement without GPS

    May 22, 2015

    When Global Positioning System satellites can't be seen due to dense jungle canopy, or they are blocked due to enemy interference, Soldiers will still be able to track their location digitally using the Warfighter Integrated Navigation System.

  • 'Knight' of aviation honored

    May 22, 2015

    The Order of St. Michael recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly to the promotion of Army aviation in ways that stand out in the eyes of the recipient's seniors, subordinates and peers. Rick Isaacs, who has dedicated 33 years of his career and life to Army aviation, is one of the exceptional individuals in the defense industry recently recognized and presented with this honor at a local ceremony in the Sikorsky office May 20.

  • Commentary: Envisioning the Future of Computing

    May 21, 2015

    With advanced computers, the U.S. Army continues to see improvements and efficiencies. But where will we be in 10 years?

  • Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus

    May 19, 2015

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.

  • 12th CAB Blackhawk Recovery Operation

    May 19, 2015

    In the late morning of 15 May 2015, during a routine training flight, an aircrew from 3-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, flying a UH-60L Blackhawk, made a precautionary landing in a field approximately 35 km east of Bamberg, Germany.The crew experienced a "blade strike" with wires, necessitating an immediate controlled landing of the aircraft.

  • Computer simulations improve lethality

    May 19, 2015

    With the steady increase in computing power, engineers are able to improve lethality with sophisticated computer models by eliminating unworkable designs.

  • Retiring a legend: 3rd CAB salutes Kiowa helicopter during final flight

    May 19, 2015

    The pilots of the 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade bid an emotional farewell to the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter during the final flight at Hunter Army Airfield May 13.

  • Army researchers develop cold-spray system, transition to industry

    May 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has developed a novel, hybrid cold-spray system, in collaboration with the South Dakota School of Mines, which is being transitioned throughout the Department of Defense and is anticipated to save millions of dollars in sustainment costs.

  • Nanosatellites may soon communicate with Soldiers from space

    May 18, 2015

    SMDC talks nanosatellites at Pentagon Lab Day

  • Senior Army leaders challenge workforce to embrace technology, prevent Soldier loss

    May 15, 2015

    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - Speaking at the Senior Safety and Occupational Health Summit held here April 12-17, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Farnsworth, director, Army Safety, and commanding general, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, challenged the 350 safety and occupational health professionals in attendance to not rest on their laurels, but to work together and exploit 21st century technology to identify and influence Soldier behavior to prevent accidents.

  • RDECOM showcases support to Soldiers at DoD Lab Day

    May 15, 2015

    WASHINGTON (May 15, 2015) -- The U.S. Army demonstrated how its scientific and engineering efforts enable technological overmatch for Soldiers during the Department of Defense Lab Day at the Pentagon May 14.

  • Computers harness language translation

    May 13, 2015

    While leading a medical training team in Kabul, Afghanistan, a U.S. Navy commander became frustrated as he faced the challenge of interpreting complex medical information.

  • Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

    May 11, 2015

    The Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015.

  • Army activates new aviation cargo product directorate

    May 11, 2015

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation marked a milestone with the activation of the Cargo International product directorate during a ceremony May 7.

  • Armed reconnaissance helicopter ends journey

    May 11, 2015

    The Army has closed an important chapter in Army aviation. Joined by colleagues, Army aviators and friends, the product office for Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter cased its colors during a ceremony May 7.

  • US troops demonstrate UAV's capabilities in Estonia

    May 10, 2015

    Pfc. Nicholas Gatoura, of Anvil Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, assembles an RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle while his platoon leader, 1st Lt. Joseph Davey, explains the capabilities to British officer Capt. Richard Merchant, of 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, during Operation Siil outside of Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Operation Siil, also known as Hedgehog, is the largest training exercise ever held in Estonia and features more than 12,000 Soldiers from six nations. Operation Siil, part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, is a way for the United States and NATO forces to unite, train, build relationships, trust and enhance interoperability. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua S. Brandenburg, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • U.S. and U.K. Troops Learn to Use Eyes in the Sky

    May 10, 2015

    A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade work alongside British soldiers from 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment to train on the Raven Unmanned Aerial Surveillance system May 9.

  • Army's top enlisted leader looks to future

    May 8, 2015

    He may not be able to predict the future, but Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey will do his best to guarantee the American Soldier is ready for whatever that future brings.

  • Miniaturization: Where good ideas, technology meet

    May 7, 2015

    Miniaturization and advances in computing have had an enormous impact on all aspects of life - especially in the realm of digital image and signal processing.

  • Army secretary's civilian aides make first visit

    May 7, 2015

    For the first time, nearly 70 Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command and other tenant organizations here May 4 as part of their annual conference.

  • Researchers create virtual humans

    May 5, 2015

    New research aims to get robots and humans to speak the same language to improve communication in fast-moving and unpredictable situations.

  • Project Recon software tool maximizes risk management

    May 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, is now employing a tool called Project Recon tool that enables various DOD organizations to analyze, manage, and link projects and programs into a centralized database

  • Lab Day to showcase latest battlefield technologies

    May 5, 2015

    The Pentagon Courtyard and south parking areas will be abuzz with the Army's latest research and technology and weapons systems exhibits and displays, May 14.

  • Autonomous aerial resupply systems needed in BCTs

    May 4, 2015

    Unmanned aerial systems could provide significant aerial resupply capabilities for the BCTs of the Army of 2025.

  • Army scientists aim to revolutionize Soldier communication

    May 4, 2015

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are investigating communication with a computer or phone without making a sound or moving a single muscle, and it may revolutionize both medical applications and battlefield communications.

  • Army researchers explore the future of computing

    May 1, 2015

    Supercomputers and new kinds of algorithms are making a big difference as Army scientists explore what is possible with future computing, a senior computer researcher said.

  • Army's precision guidance kit achieves new acquisition milestone, demonstrates high reliability

    Apr 30, 2015

    The Precision Guidance Kit (PGK), a program that turns 155 mm artillery rounds into near-precision projectiles, has reached another important milestone on its track to Full Rate Production (FRP). The program successfully completed a first Production Lot Acceptance Test at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, last week to assess the reliability of design corrective actions and provide acceptance of the first low rate initial production lot.

  • SAFE Site facilitates large file transfers

    Apr 27, 2015

    U.S. Army Material Command recently notified AMRDEC that due to SAFE's ubiquitous use for a variety of purposes and types of data, SAFE would be required to have an approved Privacy Impact Assessment or PIA.

  • AMRDEC employees, families race to support campaign

    Apr 24, 2015

    Creativity was on display when the U.S. Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center held its fourth annual Pine Car Derby in support of the Army Emergency Relief campaign.

  • Aviation team wins 2015 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award

    Apr 24, 2015

    The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the winners of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. The Aviation Weapon Systems Integrated product team led by the Aviation Ground Support Equipment product office, was recognized with the Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition, Small Program Award for the Halon Extinguisher Replacement Program.