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  • Battery research gains charge with materials that dramatically increase density
    By David McNally
    Research, Development and Engineering Command

    June 08, 2012

    Army scientists are squeezing more power from batteries by developing new methods and materials with incredible results. "Our battery group has recently developed some new materials that could potentially increase the energy density of batteries by 30 percent," said Dr. Cynthia Lundgren, electrochemical branch chief at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. This...

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    Battery research gains charge with materials that dramatically increase density  By David McNally Research, Development and Engineering Command
     
  • Army invests in technology that typically makes clocks work to increase helicopter transmission power

    June 07, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) helped figure out 20 years ago a revolutionary way to increase transmission power in the Apache helicopter without increasing the transmission's size or weight. Split-torque face gear technology is now inside the Improved Drive System of the new Apache Block III helicopter that began delivery in October 2011. With...

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    Army invests in technology that typically makes clocks work to increase helicopter transmission power
     
  • High school student receives "Army Greening Tour" at ARL-HRED's field element at Fort Hood, Texas

    June 05, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) field office located in Fort Hood, Texas, sponsored an almost three-day visit for a high school student to meet the requirements of her "Senior Project 2012." Parish Episcopal School in Dallas, Texas, approached Dr. Sam Middlebrooks, Chief of the Fort Hood Field Element,...

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  • Director inducted as Honorary ARL Fellow

    June 04, 2012

    Upon the announcement of his retirement, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) Director John Miller was nominated, elected and then inducted as an Honorary ARL Fellow during a ceremony held on May 25, 2012 conducted by the ARL Fellows. The title "Honorary Fellow" is one that the ARL Fellows may use to recognize an individual by virtue of whose achievements...

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    Director inducted as Honorary ARL Fellow
     
  • ARL Cyber Team took second place in the Global CyberLympics

    May 31, 2012

    Six ethical hackers who protect U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) computer networks rose to the second place spot in the Global CyberLympics World Finals. The series of cyber challenges is touted as the world's first international team hacking championship. ARL's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate support contractors from ICF International,...

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    ARL Cyber Team took second place in the Global CyberLympics
     
  • Armed Forces Day celebration at Aberdeen Proving Ground a huge success

    May 25, 2012

    Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, celebrated Armed Forces Day May 14-19. The theme for this year's week-long celebration of the our nation's Soldiers was "Heroes on the Home Front." The theme was chosen as a way to recognize local military and civilian personnel located at bases throughout the world as...

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  • ARL employees recognized for excellence in federal service

    May 17, 2012

    BALTIMORE, Md. - Twelve U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) employees were honored by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB) at the 45th annual Excellence in Federal Career Awards luncheon and ceremony on May 4. Of the total number of ARL award recipients, seven employees were recognized in individual categories with a team of five being recognized for...

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  • ARL shows off robotics
    Youths use interactive building mapping technology with engineers at USA Science Festival

    May 17, 2012

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Brendan Byrne told clusters of young people at the USA Science and Engineering Festival about how a rainbow of colored toy bricks led to his University of Michigan undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering. Byrne and five other engineers from the Computational and Information Sciences Directorate (CISD) shared their personal stories...

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    ARL shows off robotics  Youths use interactive building mapping technology with engineers at USA Science Festival
     
  • ARL craftsman honored nationally for skill as a traditional artisan

    May 15, 2012

    David Diaman, an engineering technician within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARLs) Weapons and Material Research Directorate's Wood Model Shop, won the highest award as a traditional artisan in this year's Directory of Traditional American Crafts competition, and his work will be showcased in the August 2012 issue of Early American Life magazine. He ranks...

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    ARL craftsman honored nationally for skill as a traditional artisan
     
  • Cold spray expert receives Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology Award

    May 10, 2012

    Victor Champagne, team leader of the Innovative Materials and Processing Team within U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARLs) Weapons and Material Research Directorate (WMRD), was recently named the recipient of the Jack Frarey Award for Excellence by The Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology. Each year, the society recognizes people and organizations...

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    Cold spray expert receives Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology Award
     
  • ARL employee participates in search and rescue exercise

    May 08, 2012

    In addition to conducting his daily duties as chief of the operations center at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Jerry Weiss is also very active in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP). Weiss is a former Maryland Wing Commander (2006–2010) and the current A3/5 Operations and Plans Officer. CAP, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization...

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    ARL employee participates in search and rescue exercise
     
  • Dubinskiy named SPIE Fellow

    May 03, 2012

    Dr. Mark Dubinskiy, a physicist and team leader in the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and an Optical Society of America Fellow, was recently promoted to the rank of Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. According to the society, Dubinskiy was promoted to SPIE Fellow "for his achievements...

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