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DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory

Our mission is to operationalize science for transformational overmatch.

Who We Are

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory is the Army’s 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 Army’s foundational research laboratory, DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory supports persistent 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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Collaborate With Us

DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory successfully develops and implements a wide variety of programs and mechanisms that enable us to collectively support Army modernization. Learn more about the many ways we partner with other organizations.

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

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