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  • Laboratory families celebrate science, technology

    May 03, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 27, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory hosted hundreds of children at its facilities in Maryland and New Mexico during the national Bring Your Child to Work Day. At its Adelphi Laboratory Center, ARL family members also joined the celebration for the laboratory's Open Campus Family Day. Officials designed a fun-filled day to...

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  • Soldiers see battlefield clearly with advanced imaging systems

    May 02, 2017

    On the military battlefield, atmospheric turbulence significantly deteriorates the performance of tactical and long-range imaging systems used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. In addition, it creates difficulties for target acquisition, identification and recognition. Traditionally, turbulence mitigation methods are applied to...

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  • System invented by Army researchers reclaims unrepairable parts, saves money

    May 01, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 1, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the South Dakota School of Mines through a joint ownership agreement commercialized a system to reclaim unserviceable parts and reduce the amount of maintenance required by military and commercial sectors. VRC Metal Systems, a start-up company from SDSM, manufactures the cold...

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  • ARL bids farewell to director of the Human Research and Engineering Directorate

    April 28, 2017

    The ceremony was hosted by ARL's acting director, Dr. Philip Perconti. He shared some personal stories and offered his heartfelt congratulations to Allender and her family. He said it's sad to see her go, but wished her well as she moves to the next chapter in life. Allender's son, Marcel de Pontbriand, provided a special reading that paved the way for his...

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  • Army materials researcher shares passion for science with kids

    April 21, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 20, 2017) -- As a fourth grader, Army scientist Dr. Mark Tschopp, a materials engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, said things were much different for him than for kids today. "When I was my son's age we didn't talk about how things were made or the impact of materials science," he said. But Tschopp had the...

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  • ARL's 25 years of excellence featured in Army magazine

    April 18, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 14, 2017) -- In celebration of 25 years of excellence in Army science and technology, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is featured in the April issue of Army Magazine, a publication of the Association of the United States Army. The article, titled "Research Lab Laser Focused on Future," highlights the lab's year-long anniversary initiative...

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  • Expanding horizons: TADs gain ARL corporate perspective

    April 04, 2017

    Are you looking to expand your horizons beyond your current work station? Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of how the U.S. Army Research Laboratory functions at the corporate level? If you responded with a "yes" to these questions, then serving as a Technical Assistant to the Director (TAD) is a unique opportunity to gain valuable work...

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  • Army lab fosters collaboration, innovation through new software sharing policy

    April 04, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (March 31, 2017) -- In order to increase collaboration and spur the best innovative ideas among federal and nonfederal research organizations, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory has developed an Open Source policy for the sharing of software developed by ARL. ARL's policy is a concrete implementation of the goals of the Federal Source Code Policy,...

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  • Graded-index optical elements made from a three material blend reduce chromatic aberrations

    April 03, 2017

    When physics students are introduced to imaging, it is typically with reference to a single-lens imaging system. See Fig. 1. Optical rays, drawn as straight lines, show that a lens is capable of reproducing an object that exists in space. Why then are real optical systems, like the camera lens represented in Fig. 2, so much more complex? The simple answer...

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  • Army inducts two researchers as senior leaders, advisors

    March 31, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 28, 2017) -- The U.S. Army officially recognized the promotions of two researchers into senior positions at the Army Research Laboratory. Officials welcomed Dr. Jeffrey S. Zabinski into the Senior Executive Service and Dr. Brian M. Sadler as the senior research scientist for intelligent systems in an induction ceremony...

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  • Army research helping Soldiers, NFL part of American Chemical Society video at big innovation expo

    March 30, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD (March 20, 2017) -- Technology created by an Army Research Laboratory engineer that's positioned to help the NFL as well as soldiers in combat reduce head injuries is part of an American Chemical Society video produced to celebrate chemistry in everyday life. The video will be featured April 1-6 in San Francisco at the society's...

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  • Army researchers focus on readiness at Global Force Symposium

    March 28, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (March 15, 2017) -- Delivering Capabilities for Multi-Domain Battle was the focus at the 2017 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare Global Force Symposium and Exposition held Mar. 13-15 in Huntsville, Alabama. This year, the U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the Army's participation in the symposium. The supporting theme...

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Last Update / Reviewed: June 27, 2017