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The Army’s Corporate Research Laboratory


Our mission is to discover, innovate, and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power.


Who We Are

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory is the Army’s corporate research laboratory strategically placed under the Army Futures Command. ARL is the Army’s sole fundamental research laboratory focused on cutting-edge scientific discovery, technological innovation, and transition of knowledge products that offer incredible potential to improve the Army’s chances of surviving and winning any future conflicts.

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What We Do

As the nation’s premier laboratory for land forces, the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory conducts foundational research in support of U.S. Army Modernization and is focused on disruptive science and technology for the long term, performing research to answer the hardest S&T questions for future Army capabilities. This research is based on seven foundational research competencies: Ballistics Sciences, Computational Sciences, Human Sciences, Materials and Manufacturing Sciences, Network and Information Sciences, Propulsion Sciences, and Protection Sciences.

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The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory is active in successfully developing and implementing a wide variety of programs and mechanisms that enable us to collectively support Army modernization. Learn more about the many ways CCDC ARL partners with other organizations.

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Join Our Team

From human sciences to networking, CCDC ARL is always in search of world-class talent ready to provide innovative science and technology to the warfighter. CCDC ARL is an equal opportunity employer offering student and advanced degree programs, as well as special hiring authority for veteran candidates.

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