US Army Research Laboratory Lightweight and Specialty Metals Branch Research and Development (FY14)

Report No. ARL-SR-0319
Authors: Mark A Tschopp; Heidi E Maupin
Date/Pages: April 2015; 64 pages
Abstract: The Lightweight and Specialty Metals Branch (LSMB) lies within the Materials and Manufacturing Science Division of Weapons and Materials Research Directorate of the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL). LSMB's mission is to perfor fundamental and applied research and development in metals to create transformational metallic systems to enable battle overmatch; and to protect and defend our country by empowering, unburdening, and safeguarding our servicemen and w LSMB's vision is to be the leading metals research and development facility for the US Army, which is achieved by attra and retaining world-class researchers with exceptional credentials; building the necessary infrastructure for metals resear integrating research with Army-relevant applications to enable game-changing, competitive capability. LSMB's strategy balance in-house capability, talent, resources, and infrastructure with external agencies/facilities to drive foundational m research that meets the needs of the US Army. This report is a summary of published research within FY14 for LSMB.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: April 1, 2015