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  • Army's virtual reality therapy helps Soldiers combat PTSD

    June 28, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 26, 2017) -- For Chris Merkle, it was an honor for the former Marine and Army reservist to sign up for three consecutive deployments to Iraq then Afghanistan "so terrorism won't affect my family," he said. But once he came home, he faced war's biggest enemies, and it would take Army scientists to help him beat them. Merkle...

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  • Army Research Office celebrates Army birthday with Raleigh Recruiting Battalion Soldiers

    June 27, 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (June 22, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office and the Army Contracting Command-Research Triangle Park Division team recently assembled to observe the 242nd Army birthday and Flag Day. Capt. Erica Robinson-Jones, administrative officer, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion, and Sgt. 1st Class Shawn McKenna,...

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  • ARL invention licensed to Montana business helps communities respond to hazardous airborne plumes

    June 26, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2017) -- The Local-Rapid Evaluation of Atmospheric Conditions (L-REACĀ®) System, invented by researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in New Mexico, was licensed to Diamond-B Technology Solutions in Billings, Mont., earlier this month. The system is an automated, 24/7 emergency response decision aid for hazardous...

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  • West Point cadets explore robotics research

    June 23, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 21, 2017) -- Two West Point cadets spent time learning about military robotics and software programming at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory May 30-June 17. The U.S. Military Academy and ARL collaborate each summer to support the USMA Academic Individual Advanced Development program, which provides cadets with an "opportunity...

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  • Army facility "nets" momentum in drone research

    June 21, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 20, 2017) -- Racing across the sky, military drones are protected by a massive net spanning nearly the length of two football fields. Army researchers installed about a ton of netting across four 107-foot towers and created a fully enclosed research facility that protects people, resources and the environment and provides a...

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  • Engineering society elects Army researcher as fellow

    June 15, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 14, 2017) -- A distinguished engineering society recognized an Army materials engineer for having made "noteworthy invention, discovery or advancements," specifically citing significant achievements in research and development. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers elected Dr. Mark Tschopp, a researcher with the U.S....

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  • Perconti named director of ARL

    June 09, 2017

    Today, the Department of the Army officially announced that Dr. Philip Perconti will be the fifth Director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Since April 2016, Perconti had been serving ARL as its acting director when Dr. Thomas Russell was reassigned to the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology. ARL consists...

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  • Army lab earns environmental honors

    June 02, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 1, 2017) -- Army researchers are leading the way to a safer and healthier environment by offering alternatives to toxic compounds used in coating Army ground vehicles, support equipment and aviation and missile systems. Officials honored a team of researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in a ceremony May 22. The...

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  • Military Invention Day highlights innovation

    June 02, 2017

    WASHINGTON (June 2, 2017) -- Visitors learned about game-changing inventions and innovative technologies during Military Invention Day at the Smithsonian Museum of American History May 20. Invention Day brought together a broad and diverse spectrum of groundbreaking technologies, which originated from military science and technology research efforts and may...

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  • Army Research Office "Races for the Cure" for one of their own

    June 01, 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (May 6, 2017) -- On a cool, overcast Saturday morning, a large group of staff from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office, joined again by many dedicated family members, gathered outside ARO's offices, The Frontier, to participate in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Triangle to the Coast. The...

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  • Army showcases latest technologies at 2017 DOD Lab Day

    May 25, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2017) -- Scientists and engineers from research laboratories across the Department of Defense gathered at the Pentagon on May 18 to showcase their innovative technologies at the second DOD Lab Day. The event was created as an opportunity for the science and technology communities to highlight and display the groundbreaking work developed...

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  • Army researchers to carry out cutting-edge, collaborative projects thanks to prestigious award

    May 23, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 23, 2017) -- Two U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees have been selected as winners of the Laboratory University Collaboration Initiative. Dr. Lance Kaplan and Dr. Cameron Good were chosen along with eight other researchers from across the Department of Defense and will receive $600,000 over a three-year period to conduct a basic research...

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Last Update / Reviewed: August 19, 2017