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  • Warfare game-changers from pre-Vietnam era with ARL ties inducted in Ammo Hall of Fame

    August 06, 2012

    Two ballisticians who changed modern day warfare as former Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL) employees were posthumously inducted into the Joint Munitions Command's (JMC) Ammunition Hall of Fame. Families of Dr. Robert Eichelberger, known worldwide as "the father of modern-day shape charges," and Dr. Robert Kent, one of the most prominent theoretical researchers...

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    Warfare game-changers from pre-Vietnam era with ARL ties inducted in Ammo Hall of Fame
     
  • Mentorship, defense lab experience hallmarks of students' summer program
    By U.S. Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs

    August 02, 2012

    Students who visit the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) as summer interns may be surprised to find themselves working on research projects projecting Soldiers' needs far into the future. Others of the 250 high school, undergraduate and graduate students who are part of the educational outreach programs at ARL, are participating for the first time and may...

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    Mentorship, defense lab experience hallmarks of students' summer program  By U.S. Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs
     
  • Army manpower estimate expert brings Human Systems Integration, veteran knowledge to help DoD leaders resource right

    July 31, 2012

    At the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, counterterrorism, counterinsurgency and peacekeeping operations proved that, while effective, the military's best technological innovations were no substitute for Soldiers. But for as long as there have been U.S. military weapon systems, little existed to unilaterally estimate the number and skill mix of Soldiers...

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    Army manpower estimate expert brings Human Systems Integration, veteran knowledge to help DoD leaders resource right
     
  • ARL engineers receive TTCP Award

    July 25, 2012

    Recently, Dr. Tien Pham and Nino Srour of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate received The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP) Team Achievement Award for 2011 for the joint collaboration in the advancement of gunfire detection capability for coalition forces in a ceremony at the Pentagon. TTCP has provided a means...

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    ARL engineers receive TTCP Award
     
  • Symposium provides unified linkage between Army organizations in armaments-related research and development

    July 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), U.S. Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), and Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) participated and exhibited at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Joint Armaments Symposium held in Seattle, Wash., at the Washington State Convention Center...

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    Symposium provides unified linkage between Army organizations in armaments-related research and development
     
  • ARL participates in 2012 ISEF

    July 19, 2012

    Recently, the 2012 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) was held in Pittsburgh, Pa., where 35 Army scientists, engineers and mathematicians volunteered their time to travel to interview hundreds of students about their research and determine which students should receive Army awards. Of the 35 judges, twelve were from the U.S. Army Research...

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    ARL participates in 2012 ISEF
     
  • ARL scientists attend 8th annual AAGEN leadership conference

    July 17, 2012

    Three U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) scientists from the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, Dr. Richard Fu, Dr. Susan Young, and Dr. Tien Pham, attended the 8th annual Asian American Government Executive Network (AAGEN) leadership conference recently held in Crystal City, Va. The Department of the Army sponsored this year's conference for the...

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    ARL scientists attend 8th annual AAGEN leadership conference
     
  • Underwater robotics competition held at APG's Shore Pool

    July 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) National Defense Education Program and Techbrick Robotics hosted the second annual Sea Perch underwater robotics competition at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Shore Pool on June 16. Ten teams from Harford and Cecil Counties built robots and competed in three challenges. The first challenge was the Salvage Operation,...

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    Underwater robotics competition held at APG's Shore Pool
     
  • SLAD strives to improve the survivability of Soldiers and reduce GCV vulnerability

    July 10, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate (SLAD), is planning to conduct small-scale ammunition compartment experiments to support the development of the Army's new Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV), which requires effective ammunition compartmentalization to survive threat ballistic events. ARL is taking the first steps...

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    SLAD strives to improve the survivability of Soldiers and reduce GCV vulnerability
     
  • HRED's health challenge a big success

    July 09, 2012

    Employees from across the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate decided it was time to get motivated, so they participated in a three-month HRED-wide competition that tracked their progress and enabled them to become more fit. What started out as two branch members, David Scribner and Shanell Henry, talking about sticking...

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  • Army researchers exploring prognostics and diagnostics solutions to find and fix military and commercial maintenance problems

    July 05, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is exploring new technologies for a maintenance concept that's been around for decades that when fully implemented will replace the time-scheduled maintenance with a process used to repair or replace parts and systems only when they need to be fixed, removed, and replaced. Condition-based maintenance (CBM) is giving...

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    Army researchers exploring prognostics and diagnostics solutions to find and fix military and commercial maintenance problems
     
  • The National JSHS celebrates 50 years

    July 03, 2012

    Recently, Dr. Marilyn Freeman, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Research and Technology, hosted the 50th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) in Bethesda, Md. This event brought together 240 high school students and approximately 100 adult leaders, high school teachers, mentors, university faculty, and ranking military guests....

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    The National JSHS celebrates 50 years
     
 
 

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