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  • Head Strong: ARL Team Determined to Find New Solutions for Improved Soldier Helmet Systems

    May 11, 2010

    An instrumented head form used by ARL researchers. ARL is passing on groundbreaking research findings in helmet technology to military, industry, modeling and simulation, and medical communities. A team of researchers is developing new head protection materials, systems, and concepts; and developing new cost-effective manufacturing technologies to...

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  • Stakeholders Gather to Sign Final Steel Beam for New Facility

    May 04, 2010

    An ARL employee participated in the ceremonial signing of the final beam. The last piece of steel is going to be placed on the building at time and date in the near future. A group of stakeholders in the construction of the new Vehicle Technology Directorate facility met on April 15 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. for an informal signing of the building's...

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  • Army Leverages Private Industry, Academia to Advance Robotics Research

    April 20, 2010

    Developing smart robots with the ability to work for and alongside Soldiers is the ultimate goal of the Army's $63.2 million investment in a new robotics cooperative agreement with industry and academia over the next five years. The Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance is expected to push the research needed to make autonomous robots accomplish more missions...

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  • ARL's First Chief Scientist Brings Decades of Multiservice, International Perspective to Laboratory

    April 13, 2010

    ARL has welcomed back Dr. C.I. "Jim" Chang, the former Army Research Office director who is now the laboratory's first chief scientist. With more than three decades of service working for DoD and NASA, Chang said he's excited to come back to ARL in his new position, where he will focus mainly on two goals - bringing more technology innovation and international...

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  • Digital Virtual Aerodynamics Range Highlights Advances in Aerodynamics Research

    April 06, 2010

    Virtual fly-out of a spinning projectile through DVAR. Supercomputers at APG are producing big savings in the development and testing of next-generation precision munitions. An even bigger payoff will come from the recent advances made in time-accurate modeling of unsteady aerodynamics. This will have significant effect in the design of future precision...

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  • Asymmetric Core Computing

    March 30, 2010

    An ARL researcher works on a state-of-the-art CPU. The Army needs mobile, adaptable, cost-effective, high performance computing solutions to facilitate efficient processing for increasingly digital and networked battlespaces. The binary computing field is rapidly evolving, driven largely by market forces and physical limitations in current processor...

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  • ARL Team Receives Second DoD Standardization Award in Two Years

    March 18, 2010

    An Army Research Lab team won a DoD award for writing manufacturing specifications that helped quality control and production of steel armor used on military vehicles, such as the MRAP, to protect Soldiers on the battlefield. An ARL team was recognized with a 2009 Defense Standardization Program Outstanding Achievement Award for writing steel plate...

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  • Neural Influences on Multi-Sensory Integration in Complex Settings

    March 09, 2010

    An ARL neuroscientist applies high-density electroencephalography equipment to a research participant's scalp. This project is the first in a new line of Army Research Laboratory basic research methods and tools that provide in sight for later application of neuroscientific principles to operational environments. ARL is investigating the neural underpinning...

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  • Advances in Virally Templated Flexible Batteries

    February 23, 2010

    Stamped lightweight flexible batteries: Batteries were constructed from genetically-engineered templates. The diameter of the battery shown on the right is 3mm (i.e., three one-thousands of a millimeter). Researchers sponsored by the Army Research Laboratory through the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB) have pioneered the use of...

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  • Six New Fellows Selected

    February 11, 2010

    The ranks of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Fellows have increased following the recent appointment of six new Fellows by ARL Director John Miller. The new Fellows include Dr. Jan Andzelm, Dr. Alan Edelstein, Dr. Rose Pesce-Rodriguez, Dr. Brian Sadler, Dr. Gorden Videen and Dr. Michael Wraback. The Fellows constitute a select group of ARL's most eminent...

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  • JSHS Students Introduced to Real-world Science

    February 04, 2010

    About 10 students participating in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium were introduced to the real world of science and engineering research during their Jan. 7, 2010 visit to the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Starting their trip out with a welcome from ARL Director John Miller, the students toured five laboratories and were given the opportunity...

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  • Lab Technologies Highlighted at Army All-American Bowl

    January 26, 2010

    The Army Research Laboratory's Capt. Scott Shaffer (left) shows Maj. Mike Baker the "Phraselator," a hand-held language translation device during a technology demonstration in San Antonio Jan. 7. Thousands of veterans, students and San Antonio community members were introduced to Army technologies as well as an action-packed football game at the...

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