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  • Leaders discuss path forward in exoskeleton research

    July 14, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 12, 2017) -- Future Soldiers may march longer, carry heavier gear and be more mentally sharp thanks to DOD-funded research into what's known as the Warrior Web Program. The suit has pulleys and gears designed to prevent and reduce musculoskeletal injuries caused by dynamic events typically found in the warfighter's environment. Scientists...

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  • Experimental drone transforms in flight

    July 14, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 5, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is experimenting with a hybrid unmanned aerial vehicle that transforms in flight and gives Soldiers an advantage on the battlefield of the future. Weighing in at just over half a pound, this UAV tilts its rotors to go from hovering like a helicopter to speeding along like a sleek...

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  • U.S. Army Research Laboratory welcomes new Sergeant Major

    July 11, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (June 23, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently welcomed Sgt. Maj. Keith Noland Taylor as the laboratory's new sergeant major. As the senior noncommissioned officer at ARL, Taylor succeeds Master Sgt. Richard M. Socia who served in this military position since the fall of 2015. Taylor's military career totals more than 29 years...

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  • Army civilians conquer unique challenges during Greening Course

    July 10, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 10, 2017) -- Twenty-three civilian employees from across the Army Research Laboratory recently completed the U.S. 2017 iteration of the Greening Course—a one week boot camp of sorts to introduce Department of the Army civilian employees to the Soldier's perspective. The course, led by ARL noncommissioned officers, familiarized...

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  • ARL North Carolina team receives prestigious award

    July 07, 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (June 27, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Partnership in Research Transition team at North Carolina's Agricultural and Technical State University was recently recognized with the Interdisciplinary Team Award for Research Excellence. During the NC A&T's annual Faculty...

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  • Army researcher hopes to make a difference

    July 03, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 3, 2017) -- The Army Future Studies Group is adding a researcher from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to its rolls. Dr. Shawn Walsh, a mechanical engineer from the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, begins a one-year assignment to the group July 5, 2017. The group will conduct "independent, unconventional and...

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  • Senior Army leaders meet with researchers

    June 30, 2017

    DURHAM, N.C. (June 29, 2017) -- Senior Army leaders focused on the strength and safety of future Soldiers through science and technology advances during briefings at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Research Triangle Park June 29. The acting Secretary of the Army, Robert M. Speer, and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey, visited with scientists...

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  • Laboratory celebrates the Army's 242ND birthday with a cake cutting ceremony

    June 29, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (June 15, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research laboratory held a cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate the enduring value of the Army on its 242ND birthday Wednesday, June 14 at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Cake cutting ceremonies are a traditional during Army birthday observances. Wednesday's celebration, which was also Flag Day, provided the installation...

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  • Human Research and Engineering Directorate welcomes new leadership

    June 28, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently appointed an acting director of the Human Research and Engineering Directorate following the retirement of Dr. Laurel Allender in late April. John Lockett assumed responsibility for the organization in May. As HRED's new leader he oversees operations at APG, and 20...

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  • Army's virtual reality therapy helps Soldiers combat PTSD

    June 28, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 26, 2017) -- For Chris Merkle, it was an honor for the former Marine and Army reservist to sign up for three consecutive deployments to Iraq then Afghanistan "so terrorism won't affect my family," he said. But once he came home, he faced war's biggest enemies, and it would take Army scientists to help him beat them. Merkle...

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  • Army Research Office celebrates Army birthday with Raleigh Recruiting Battalion Soldiers

    June 27, 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (June 22, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office and the Army Contracting Command-Research Triangle Park Division team recently assembled to observe the 242nd Army birthday and Flag Day. Capt. Erica Robinson-Jones, administrative officer, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion, and Sgt. 1st Class Shawn McKenna,...

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  • ARL invention licensed to Montana business helps communities respond to hazardous airborne plumes

    June 26, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2017) -- The Local-Rapid Evaluation of Atmospheric Conditions (L-REAC®) System, invented by researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in New Mexico, was licensed to Diamond-B Technology Solutions in Billings, Mont., earlier this month. The system is an automated, 24/7 emergency response decision aid for hazardous...

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    ARL invention licensed to Montana business helps communities respond to hazardous airborne plumes
     
 
 

Last Update / Reviewed: December 13, 2018