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  • ARL scientist discusses complex networks at international workshop

    June 25, 2013

    Dr. Bruce West, senior scientist of mathematics and information science at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office and ARL Fellow, recently participated in the 2013 IEEE 2nd International Workshop on Network Science. At a hotel overlooking the Hudson River and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the three-day workshop included presentations...

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  • New Army Research Lab model knocks three centuries of analysis down to two weeks

    June 19, 2013

    Choosing and building future weapon systems just got easier and faster for military planners, thanks to a convergence of legacy and new software and the might of supercomputers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. With the Smart Weapon End-to-End Performance Model, developed by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army leaders can more quickly decide a lot...

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  • Army weapons, training developers test lethality against moving targets with ARL software model

    June 18, 2013

    Military analysts now have a tool that brings together unprecedented modeling and simulation features to help them better choose, or build weapons to overpower future threats. Such features allow military researchers to analyze, for example, how a grenade, artillery round or any other weapon performs — or falls short — against moving targets...

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  • Building leadership: embracing cultural values and inclusion

    June 17, 2013

    The 2013 Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month ceremony was held at the Myer Auditorium at Aberdeen Proving Ground, May 20. The guest speaker was the Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology. May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders...

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  • Computational neuroscience

    June 14, 2013

    In this edition of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Fellows Corner, ARL Fellow Dr. Piotr Franaszczuk, discusses the field of computational neuroscience from its roots to the present day and how this field of research can lead to a better understanding of the brain structure and function. Franaszczuk believes that advances across the field and on-going research...

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  • Continually improving test tool ensures top performance of Army radios

    June 13, 2013

    To keep Soldiers safe and the lines of communication open, frequent testing of radios used on the battlefield is imperative. That testing is becoming more automated and efficient with updates to the Communications Electronic Warfare Instrumentation System, or CEWIS, a suite of test equipment developed by the Communications Electronic Warfare Branch of the U.S....

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  • More space for Army's superfast computers signals growth in Soldier protection solutions

    June 10, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 10, 2013) -- Supercomputers Army Research Laboratory engineers rely on to influence the direction of future armor solutions and other unprecedented capabilities for the Soldier moved into a space large enough to house five supercomputers each with 4,000 to 20,000 processors each. In the next four years, the center will quadruple...

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  • Army researchers "supersize" an idea that could lead to massive improvements in helicopter performance

    June 06, 2013

    A new study by Army researchers is looking at inserting carbon nanotubes into the structural design of helicopter rotor blades in hopes this approach eliminates a list of deficiencies highlighted particularly in Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Dr. Bryan Glaz, Dr. Jaret Riddick, and Ed Habtour, research engineers within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's...

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  • Army, University of Maryland create realistic robotic bird

    June 04, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 31, 2013) -- A robotic bird created by Army and University of Maryland researchers is tricking real flocks -- and hawks -- midair, making it a potential unsuspecting future war agent. Robo-Raven glides, soars and flaps like a real bird. Complete individual wing control allows for extreme aerobatics that no other mechanical...

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  • APG Armed Forces Day 2013 – "Service to the Nation, Strength of the Future"

    May 30, 2013

    On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department – the Department of Defense. The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated by parades, open houses, receptions...

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  • 2013 National Electrical Safety Month: Safety for All Ages

    May 28, 2013

    May is National Electrical Safety Month and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is stressing the importance of electrical safety awareness and best practices both at home and in the workplace. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, workplace electrical incidents result in more than 300 deaths and 3,500 injuries every year in the United...

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  • ARL employees honored for excellence in federal service

    May 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees were recently recognized by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board at the 46th Excellence in Federal Career Awards luncheon and ceremony held on May 3 at Martin's West in Baltimore. The awards program was held in conjunction with Public Service Recognition Week and was attended by nearly 600 federal officials, employees,...

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Last Update / Reviewed: September 19, 2014