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  • According to Army civilians, not much tops ARL's Greening Course experience

    November 26, 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 and the surrounding area. The semiannual course is designed to give civilian employees the opportunity to gain insight and to experience various activities, duties...

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  • ARL announces the Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds 2015 Workshop, March 6–7, 2015

    November 21, 2014

    ORLANDO (November 14, 2014)—The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center's Military Open Simulator Enterprise Strategy (MOSES) and AvaCon are pleased to announce the Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds 2015 Workshop will take place March 6–7, 2015, in a virtual conference...

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    ARL announces the Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds 2015 Workshop, March 6–7, 2015
     
  • Army evaluates DARPA's futuristic soft exosuit

    November 19, 2014

    Army researchers are evaluating prototype devices developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, Warrior Web program's goal is to create a soft, lightweight undersuit to help reduce injuries and fatigue, while improving mission performance. DARPA is responsible for the development...

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  • Army research team one of 7 to win Head Health Challenge II to explore head injury

    November 13, 2014

    Army Soldier-protection experts at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have received a $500,000 grant from the NFL, Under Armour and GE's Head Health Challenge II initiative that will assist its research to protect against brain injury. Head Health Challenge II awards up to $10 million to encourage researchers to identify and mitigate the mechanics and consequences...

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  • Research lab to test insect-inspired robotic platform in Army exercise

    November 07, 2014

    Army researchers are finding they have much to learn from bees hovering near a picnic spread at a park. Dr. Joseph Conroy, an electronics engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, part of the Research, Development and Engineering Command, works with robotic systems that can navigate by leveraging visual sensing inspired by insect neurophysiology. RDECOM,...

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  • Army's corporate research laboratory guides technology with sharper focus

    November 04, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory released its Science and Technology Campaign Plans for 2015 – 2035 today to support strategic land power dominance for the Army of 2030 and beyond. The campaign plans support the laboratory's technical strategy that was published in April, said Dr. Troy Alexander, ARL's associate for strategic planning. "The lab's...

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  • ARL participates in Pennsylvania State University Fall Career Days

    October 30, 2014

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) recently participated in the 2014 Fall Career Days recruiting event held at Pennsylvania State University,University Park, PA. Fall career days at Penn State are held annually and bring together corporate, government and industry of all specialties to recruit...

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  • ARL Squad Overmatch Team members recognized for helping prepare Soldiers to withstand military warfare

    October 28, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida were recently recognized as members of the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Team of the Quarter for The PM TRADE Squad Overmatch Study Team for distinguishing themselves for 'exceptionally outstanding achievements.' The Squad Overmatch Study –...

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  • S&T for tomorrow is part of the Army's story at AUSA

    October 23, 2014

    Dr. Thomas Plaisted is a materials engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory who uses computer modeling to understand impact to the head. He recently told his story about one aspect of fundamental science behind head protection to more than 3,000 attendees at the Association of the U.S. Army opening ceremony. Soldiers from the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's...

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  • ARL researchers win first place in international software design contest

    October 15, 2014

    Two researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate were recently notified that they won first place in an international software design contest and will receive this recognition at the 12th ACM-IEEE International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for System Design, or MEMOCODE, which is scheduled...

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  • ARL researchers evaluate Soldier performance to help produce better products for the service member

    October 09, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Leonard Wood field element was recently involved in the completion of a live-fire experiment with the modular protective system multipurpose guard tower on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Collaborating with Maneuver Support Battle Lab engineers, the ARL team developed a 'focused...

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  • Army, DOE studies deliver never-before-seen material failures during high-pressure experiments

    October 07, 2014

    For the first time, U.S. researchers were able to observe and measure the dynamic deflection and failure of material fibers as they deformed under high impact and at high speeds during recent experiments at the Dynamic Compression Sector of the Argonne National Laboratory's Advance Photon Source. With this information, Army Research Laboratory scientists...

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Last Update / Reviewed: November 26, 2014