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  • ARL taps ECBC senior quality engineer for candid advice during all-girls workshop

    December 17, 2012

    Silence fell over a conference room filled with nearly 50 high school students – all girls – as they listened intently to Gyleen Fitzgerald, the first African American female engineer at what's now the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC). Fitzgerald was the only speaker at the day's event that didn't rely on the obligatory PowerPoint slides...

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  • WSMR employee receives ARL's Honorary Award for Community Service

    December 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) held its 18th Annual Honorary Awards ceremony at the Top of the Bay located at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Nov. 8. Edward Creegan from the Computational and Information Sciences Directorate (CISD) located at the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in New Mexico was the recipient of this year's Community Service Award. Creegan,...

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    WSMR employee receives ARL's Honorary Award for Community Service
     
  • WRF-based Weather Running Estimate – Nowcast Tool for Army Applications

    December 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, Atmospheric Modeling Applications Branch located at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., is developing a Weather Running Estimate-Nowcast (WRE-N) tool. WRE-N frequently updates the local environmental four-dimensional (x,y,z,t) meteorological grids or "data cubes" for use...

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  • "Senior Army Leaders Proclaim ARL/SLAD's support to NIE 'Phenomenal'"

    December 11, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate (ARL/SLAD) concluded work on Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 13.1 at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico in mid-November 2012. They had completed their work on NIE 12.2 only months earlier. NIE 13.1 was the fourth in a series of twice-annual, Soldier-led events designed...

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  • ARL technology named 2012 Project of the Year for environmental technology, science

    December 06, 2012

    A project involving the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) cold spray technology was named one of six environment technology Projects of the Year, recognized for research and technology developments with significant benefits to the Department of Defense (DoD). The Supersonic Particle Deposition for Repair of Magnesium Aircraft Components project, led...

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    ARL technology named 2012 Project of the Year for environmental technology, science
     
  • Beyond the Blast: Soldier head protection research moves from ballistic to shock wave threats

    December 05, 2012

    Ballistics and material research experts told Army senior leadership Friday that novel approaches to basic research are advancing new findings in Soldier head protection solutions against blunt impact and even shock waves. Dr. Shawn Walsh, Agile Manufacturing Technology team leader of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) Weapons and Material Research...

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    Beyond the Blast:  Soldier head protection research moves from ballistic to shock wave threats
     
  • BRL-CAD, the world's oldest open-source software system
    Deeply rooted in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory

    December 04, 2012

    Since 1938, the Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. was the center for the United States Army's research efforts in ballistics and vulnerability/lethality analysis. That remained the case until 1992, when BRL was disestablished and its mission, personnel and facilities were incorporated into the newly created U.S. Army Research...

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    BRL-CAD, the world's oldest open-source software system  Deeply rooted in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory
     
  • ARL, Univ. of Maryland team for unconventional studies that could forever change vehicle suspension systems

    November 28, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is taking an unusual approach to incorporating suspension system technology, and if its researchers successfully transition their solution from testing to mass production, military vehicles could become less vulnerable to wear and repair from rough and rugged terrain, like potholes. ARL is collaborating with the University...

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    ARL, Univ. of Maryland team for unconventional studies that could forever change vehicle suspension systems
     
  • Aerodynamics hobby wins ARL research scientist top honors in international aircraft competition

    November 27, 2012

    Brett Sanborn's recent international accomplishments didn't receive the same kind of attention as Australian skydiver Felix Baumgartner. But the same authority that confirmed Baumgartner's skydive leap from 128,000 feet to make aerospace history named Sanborn a world champion in another of its aerospace competitions in August. He won team honors in...

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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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    MyWIDA helps solve complexities of battlespace weather
     
  • 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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