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  • New CT scanner finds diverse, important uses at ARL

    July 18, 2014

    Turning a now-standard tool for medical diagnostics and therapeutics to a host of new applications, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate recently acquired a "turn-key" computed tomography scanner system with funds from the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat program, or JTAPIC. Because it is in...

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  • ARL says farewell to Col. Clarke

    July 16, 2014

    ARL director Dr. Thomas P. Russell conducted a retirement ceremony for Army Col. Matthew T. Clarke, commander of the Simulation and Training Technology Center in Orlando, Fla., on July 2, 2014. Clarke served in the Army for nearly 30 years and spent the last two at the STTC. He also served as the acting military deputy for ARL and the acting director of the...

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  • ARL's Rahul Gupta named ASME fellow

    July 14, 2014

    Dr. Rahul Gupta, an expert in blast-dynamic effect on structures and development of blast-resistant/energy-absorbing structures at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was named a Fellow with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers last week. Founded in 1880, ASME is "a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing,...

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  • Junior Solar Sprint competition ends in dramatic finish

    July 11, 2014

    Get ready, get set, and go! It was a dramatic finish to the end between the nine teams of solar powered model cars competing for the championship win during the inaugural Junior Solar Sprint competition held on Saturday, June 7 at the STEM Education and Outreach Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The JSS is a nationwide competition funded by the Army...

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  • ARL improves technology for measuring obscurant transmissivity

    July 10, 2014

    During a recent event to study the performance of smoke and obscurants, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate set out to improve the process of measuring transmissivity—the fraction of electromagnetic radiation that passes through battlefield attenuators, such as are produced by smoke grenades. In...

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  • Army Research Laboratory's Open Campus Initiative

    July 08, 2014

    The Army Research Laboratory is in the business of discovery, innovation and transition for the Soldier. In order to foster the development of cutting-edge science and technology to further enhance the capabilities of our Soldiers on the battlefield, ARL is bringing together academia, industry, small business and government to address fundamental research...

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  • DICE designed to aid JTAPIC protect Warfighter from traumatic combat injuries

    July 03, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate has fostered closer teaming across the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat program by designing a customized software system that integrates a digital library, a management tool for requests for information and other unique resources. This system is vital to...

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    DICE designed to aid JTAPIC protect Warfighter from traumatic combat injuries
     
  • 'Take care of your people'

    July 01, 2014

    Simulation and Training Technology Center commander Col. Matthew T. Clarke promoted Capt. Jonathan Judy to the rank of major in a promotion ceremony at Adelphi Laboratory Center, Md., June 17. As the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch military team lead for network protection, Maj. Judy's duties include managing host...

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  • Soldier Profile: Entering the Army twice, ARL's SSG Wheatley recalls a life of service, family inspiration

    June 27, 2014

    Delivering soft drinks for PepsiCo was a great job for Staff Sgt. Kirt R. Wheatley. So much so, he said, he and his peers worked so hard and raised individual performance expectations that the company decided to do more with fewer people. He and a few others were laid off. So, he went to "just check out the military. Next thing I knew, I was joining." That...

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  • Army-sponsored research used to produce first-of-its kind models of a president

    June 26, 2014

    The University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) was part of a Smithsonian-led team that created 3-D portraits of President Barack Obama. The portraits include a digital and 3-D printed bust and life mask. Both were on display at the first ever White House Maker Faire on June 18. The team scanned the President earlier this...

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  • Connect the dots

    June 25, 2014

    Champ was the majestic canine in the picture sitting, his dark ears erect, and eyes focused on his master, awaiting the next command. The vivid image that Stephen Lee presented of the dog that saved his friend's life was the driving force behind his exploring enhancements for Military Working Dogs supporting Soldiers in harm's way. In Valeri Lantz-Gefroh's...

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  • ARL librarian recognized with 2014 Davis McCarn Technology Award

    June 23, 2014

    The Citizens for Maryland Libraries, a state-wide organization of library trustees and professional librarians, recently recognized ARL Librarian and Harford County Library Board of Trustees Chairman Louise LeTendre with the 2014 Davis McCarn Technology Award for "quality technology-based information services to public libraries, schools, local government and...

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Last Update / Reviewed: September 30, 2014