The Army’s National Research Laboratory provides foundational research in support of U.S. Army modernization, focused on disruptive science and technology for the long term by performing research to answer the hardest S&T questions for future Army capabilities.

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Army Research Laboratory of the Army Futures Command is the Army’s national research laboratory. Its diverse assortment of unique facilities and its workforce of government engineers and scientists comprise the largest source of world class integrated research and analysis in the Army. ARL consists of five directorates and the Army Research Office. These organizations focus on technology areas critical to strategic dominance across the entire spectrum of operations.