Locations and Facilities

The Army’s National Research Laboratory provides foundational research in support of U.S. Army Modernization, and is focused on disruptive science and technology for the long term by performing research to answer the hardest S&T questions for future Army capabilities. DEVCOM ARL’s 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. The lab’s facilities and regional locations focus on technology areas critical to strategic dominance across the entire spectrum of operations.

Learn more about each of our locations, including contacts and visitor information:

Primary Sites

Regional Sites

ARL Regional, through co-location of Army research and development personnel and close collaboration on research and innovation activities, is an effort to create strong, enduring S&T partnerships–working together to solve the Army’s current and future challenges.

Through the Open Campus initiative, ARL Regional will leverage regional expertise and facilities to accelerate the discovery, innovation and transition of science and technology.

Facilities Book

Facilities Book

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory operates laboratories, testing facilities, ranges, offices and many one-of-a-kind facilities in several prominent locations around the U.S. In many cases, the laboratory’s collaborations with other nations, laboratories, academia and industry span the globe. ARL operates from several primary locations including Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Adelphi Laboratory Center, Md., Research Triangle Park, N.C., and White Sands Missile Range, N.M., with field elements strategically located at Army installations from coast to coast.

This book provides an overview of ARL’s facilities at these locations and how they help achieve success in the management of each of ARL’s S&T Campaign Plans. The diversity of our laboratories coupled with a world-class research team are leading to unprecedented capabilities for our nation’s Soldiers-10, 20 and even 30 years from now. As you learn about ARL’s facilities, you will quickly see why ARL is leading the Department of Defense in the areas of discovery, innovation and transition of basic and applied research.