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  • MyWIDA helps solve complexities of battlespace weather

    November 23, 2012

    Military operations and weapon systems are adversely affected to some extent by the environment, even those advertised as "all weather capable." The Army has a requirement for a tactical decision aid (TDA) that provides quick identification and dissemination of weather effects on weapons systems and tactical operations. The My Weather Impacts Decision Aid...

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  • Army lab unfolds three technologies at APG's STEM Merit Badge Day

    November 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) workforce supported three technology displays at the 2nd annual STEM Merit Badge Day hosted by Aberdeen Proving Ground and held in cooperation with the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Oct. 20 at Shore Park in Baltimore. The main attraction for the annual STEM Merit Badge event is the opportunity...

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    Army lab unfolds three technologies at APG's STEM Merit Badge Day
     
  • GCS AoAs Tackle Army's Big Problems

    November 19, 2012

    For more than a year, U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate's (SLAD) Janet Short led her team through ambitious project timelines to complete the Army's Program Executive Officer Ground Combat Systems (PEO GCS) analyses of alternatives (AoAs). Short, SLAD program leader for the GCS AoAs, and her team cleared a final...

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    GCS AoAs Tackle Army's Big Problems
     
  • Collaboration Breeds Synergy... and an iPad App

    November 15, 2012

    Through collaboration, communication and a chance conversation, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate (SLAD) delivered an iPad application that could shave hours off the assessment process on the home front, and in a combat zone, allow the capture of forensic data that would typically be lost. Greg Dietrich,...

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    Collaboration Breeds Synergy... and an iPad App
     
  • Ochoa recognized with Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Lecture and Award

    November 13, 2012

    Dr. Ozden Ochoa, associate director for science and technology at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was recently recognized with the Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from ASTM International Committee D-30. The award, established over a decade ago, honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions, with emphasis on research, engineering or teaching...

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    Ochoa recognized with Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Lecture and Award
     
  • Army scientists earn patent for advanced neural chip
    By David McNally, RDECOM

    November 09, 2012

    Two Army scientists and a university professor earned a patent for the forerunner of a powerful quantum neural dynamics computer chip. The device uses nonstandard mathematics to accomplish analog problem solving at high speed. "The patent covers different ways to make computer chips," said Army scientist and principal investigator Ronald E. Meyers. "These...

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    Army scientists earn patent for advanced neural chip  By David McNally, RDECOM
     
  • Beyond Protection: ARL expertise in terminal effects, material response investigates next-level groin protection systems

    November 08, 2012

    New ballistic research areas are filling a critical gap in troop pelvic protection systems, said U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) engineers. No standard scientific methodology currently exists to assess the performance of personal protection equipment (PPE) against secondary debris, such as flying rocks, and bomb fragments ejected after a buried improvised...

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    Beyond Protection: ARL expertise in terminal effects, material response investigates next-level groin protection systems
     
  • Simulation and Training Technology Center shows support for wounded warriors

    November 06, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's SFC Paul Ray Smith, Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC), located in Orlando, Fla., actively participates in programs focused on supporting combat wounded warriors. According to Mark Brzezinski, STTC's security manager, the organization has reached out to its local Wounded Warrior Transition Unit, which supports...

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  • ARL engineers honored with Achievement Medal for Civilian Service

    November 01, 2012

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory engineers David Lynch and Tanya Lynch both from the Survivability, Lethality and Analysis Directorate (SLAD) and Dr. Bryan Cheeseman and David Hackbarth from the Weapons, Material and Research Directorate (WMRD), were honored for their outstanding achievements and contributions as members of the Namer Capability Assessment Program...

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    ARL engineers honored with Achievement Medal for Civilian Service
     
  • ARL supports Career Day at Aberdeen area school

    October 31, 2012

    Employees of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) participated in a Career Day event held for students at St. Joan of Arc School in Aberdeen, Md., on Oct. 3. Students had the opportunity to see and hear about more than 20 career opportunities to include seeing an up-armored Humvee and trying on armor vests. "It was a very...

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  • ARL's innovative technique combines experiments with computational science to answer 30-year ballistic question

    October 29, 2012

    Dr. W. Casey Uhlig and Dr. Charles Hummer, both senior research physicists in the Applied Physics Branch of the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate's Protection Division, co-authored the Annual Joint Classified Ballistic Symposium's best paper "In-flight Temperature Measurements of a Copper Shaped Charge Jet." The duo, initially recognized during...

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    ARL's innovative technique combines experiments with computational science to answer 30-year ballistic question
     
  • Army researchers link ground robots for collaborative autonomy

    October 26, 2012

    Four U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) researchers have developed an algorithm that will make it easier for the Department of Defense to maintain wirelessly networked Army PackBots and other military assets using radio communications. The team recently demonstrated they could map the region of good connectivity to a radio base station using received signal...

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Last Update / Reviewed: September 19, 2014