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  • Legacy of pushing scientific boundaries lands ARL as key contributor in forecasting future warrior needs

    April 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's prototype exoskeleton, the Vertical Load Offset System or VLOS, could one day lead to new helmet technology that displaces the static load of the helmet onto the shoulders and enables the Soldier to tolerate much higher levels of protection and device capability. It's being considered as a candidate technology for the...

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  • ARL publishes technical strategy for 2015-2035

    April 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory released today its overarching technical strategy, envisioned to support Strategic Land Power Dominance for the Army of 2030 and beyond. The overarching goal of the ARL Technical Strategy is to provide the vision, key technical focus areas, and principal transition pathways which are essential in assuring the continued strategic...

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  • New NSRDEC acting director 'hit the ground running'

    April 21, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (April 9, 2014) -- In just her second full week as acting director of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dr. Laurel Allender was already hopping a work-related flight. Jokingly referring to it as "a TDY within a TDY," Allender was off to Washington, D.C., having accepted an invitation to attend the "Third District...

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  • Shaping Army Acquisitions

    April 10, 2014

    Dr. Gabriella Larkin has worked for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory for more than five years as a research psychologist. She began her career in the Translational Neuroscience Branch of ARL's Human Research and Engineering Directorate at Aberdeen Proving Ground and transferred to the weapons branch a year later. In October 2013, Larkin took a developmental...

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  • Visiting ARL scientist makes ground breaking discoveries in emerging technology

    April 07, 2014

    Efficient energy production is a perennial challenge facing the Army. Recent work at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Adelphi Laboratory Center may provide a means to meet that challenge in the form of a thermionic engine. Calculations show this device can produce an output of one kilowatt at 20 percent or higher efficiency, and would be roughly the length...

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    Visiting ARL scientist makes ground breaking discoveries in emerging technology
     
  • Military Working Dog Science and Technology

    April 02, 2014

    In this edition of the ARL Fellow's Corner, Dr. Stephen Lee, ARL senior researcher, discusses the science behind the military working dog. He briefly discusses the history of the domestic dog in supporting armies throughout the world and their current uses by the U.S. military today. Dr. Lee further discusses how researchers, treating the handler and Military...

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  • Local school invites APG employees to Read Across America Day

    March 27, 2014

    Employees from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory supported Churchville Elementary School's Read Across America Day by reading stories to children in kindergarten through third grade on Feb. 28. In 1997, an organization known as the National Education Association, pushed for a special day to celebrate reading throughout the United States. This idea proved...

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  • Sacrifices during deployment bring rewarding experiences

    March 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate employs staff throughout the U.S. David Hullinger, a human factors engineer with the Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command field element, in Warren, Mich., is one of those employees. Hullinger, who has been with ARL for a little more than three years, recently returned from a six-month...

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  • Colloquium explored HEROES partnering for collaborative innovation

    March 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's workforce is challenged to forecast science and technology as the pace of technological change advances beyond the current Defense Laboratory Enterprise. Innovators are looking toward current models of success between academia and defense researchers as the ARL Open Campus Concept develops to adapt and respond to the demands...

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  • A big thank you to the Maryland Army National Guard

    March 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recognized the Maryland Army National Guard for their support to ARL's greening course at a ceremony held at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edgewood Area, on Feb. 26. "The greening course is not only a special event for the participants, but also for the military. This is where we (the military) get to feel like we are contributing...

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  • Diamonds richly valuable to developing new materials, say Army research scientists

    March 18, 2014

    Diamonds are more than "a girl's best friend," as the saying goes. U.S. government researchers have proposed with them for years in research projects and have had explosive results ... literally. Today, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory uses diamonds as part of a 10-year effort to investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances for...

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  • Revolutionary Design

    March 13, 2014

    Army researchers are forging new paths in material development to bring to Soldiers equipment and supplies tougher than steel, from materials that don't yet exist. As part of a 10-year program involving partners from universities and industry, Army Research Laboratory scientists are investigating novel approaches that will result in the development of new...

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Last Update / Reviewed: October 23, 2014