The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the Army's information technologies and integrated systems center.

CERDEC is one of six research, development and engineering centers in the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, which has the mission to ensure decisive overmatch for unified land operations to empower the Army, the joint warfighter and the nation.

The center's mission is to develop and integrate Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, known as C4ISR, technologies that enable information dominance and decisive lethality for the networked Soldier.

CERDEC has the vision to be the Department of Defense leader in C4ISR systems engineering and technology development.

CERDEC's Command and Control Directorate; Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate; Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate; and Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate conduct vigorous research and development programs, linking various technology producers including industry, academia and the foreign sector as well as other government agencies and services.

State-of-the-art equipment such as night vision goggles, satellite technology providing friendly and enemy target recognition, and enhanced audio and visual wireless, were all developed at CERDEC to enhance Soldier capabilities in the field.

Challenging Careers

* Computer Engineers
* Computer Scientists
* Electronics Engineers
* Intelligence Specialists (Operations)
* IT Specialists
* Telecommunications Specialists

Learn more about CERDEC by visiting its website: www.cerdec.army.mil