Directorates

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