The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Research Laboratory is the Army's corporate basic and applied research laboratory.

The Research Laboratory and six research, development and engineering centers comprise RDECOM, which has the mission to ensure decisive overmatch for unified land operations to empower the Army, the joint warfighter and the nation.

The laboratory's mission is to provide innovative science, technology and analysis to enable full-spectrum operations. The Army relies on the team for scientific discoveries, technological advances and analyses to provide Soldiers with capabilities to succeed on the battlefield.

Its diverse assortment of unique facilities and dedicated workforce of government and private sector partners make up the largest source of world-class integrated research and analysis in the Army.

By combining its in-house technical expertise with those from academic and industry partners, the Research Laboratory is able to maximize each dollar invested to provide the best technologies for our Soldiers.

The laboratory's program consists of basic and applied research and survivability/lethality and human factors analysis. It also applies the extensive research and analysis tools developed in its direct mission program to support ongoing development and acquisition programs in the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Program Executive Offices/Program Manager Offices, and industry.

The Research Laboratory has consistently provided the enabling technologies in many of the Army's most important weapons systems.

Challenging Careers

* Aerospace Engineers
* Chemists
* Engineering and Research Psychologists
* Industrial Engineers
* Mathematicians
* Physicists

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