A Report on Army Science Planning and Strategy 2016

Report No. ARL-SR-0375
Authors: Joseph N Mait
Date/Pages: June 2017; 122 pages

Under the direction of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (ASA[ALT]), the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) hosted a series of meetings in fall 2016 to develop a strategic vision for Army Science. Meeting topics were vetted through the ARL Director and approved by the ASA(ALT). Their selection was based on their potential to dramatically impact military capabilities in the long term. This report is a summary of those meetings and their outcomes.

The following 6 topic areas were selected: Human-Agent Teaming, Neural-Inspired Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Information Processing and Data Analytics, Materials for Sustainable and Mission Flexible Intelligent Systems, Bioenabled Materials Synthesis and Assembly, and Towards a Science of Complexity.

Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: June 1, 2017