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  • Researchers make significant findings related to traumatic brain injury

    February 05, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 6, 2019) -- Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is often referred to as the invisible injury -- while on the surface everything seems normal with brain structure, symptoms may present themselves in the behavior of the injured and cannot be explained. A team from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research...

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  • RDECOM transitioning to Army Futures Command

    February 01, 2019

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command will transition from the Army Materiel Command to the Army Futures Command Feb. 3, a process that officially began Jan. 31 during a transfer of authority ceremony held at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. The key goal of AFC, which began operations July 1, 2018 and is headquartered in Austin,...

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  • Army scientists win award for research on reducing risk for Soldiers

    January 31, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 31, 2019) -- Two researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), have been awarded the Publication Award from the International Test and Evaluation Association for their contributions to test and evaluation, or T&E, procedures that will better...

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    Army scientists win award for research on reducing risk for Soldiers
     
  • Most people overlook artificial intelligence despite flawless advice

    January 30, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 30, 2019) -- If you were convinced you knew the way home, would you still turn on your GPS? Army scientists recently attempted to answer a similar question due to an ongoing concern that artificial intelligence, which can be opaque and frustrating to many people, may not be helpful in battlefield decision making. "The U.S. Army continues...

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  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers recognizes Army researcher

    January 29, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 28, 2019) -- The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME, recently elected a researcher from the RDECOM's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), as a fellow. Dr. Todd Bjerke received this recognition last fall for more than 30 years of research achievements in the field of...

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  • Army researchers explore benefits of immersive technology for Soldiers

    January 15, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 15, 2019) -- The emergence of next generation virtual and augmented reality devices like the Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens has increased interest in using mixed reality to simulate training, enhance command and control, and improve the effectiveness of warfighters on the battlefield. It is thought that putting mission relevant battlefield...

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  • Singaporean faculty delegation visits laboratory

    January 10, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 10, 2019) -- A group of Singaporean researchers met with representatives from the RDECOM Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), at the Rodman Materials Research Laboratory and the Adelphi Laboratory Center during a two-day coordination visit Jan 8-9. Dr. Jeff Zabinski, the lab's director of...

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  • Deadline to submit for Army's xTechSearch 2.0 competition is quickly approaching

    December 20, 2018

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 20, 2018) --The submission deadline to compete in the U.S. Army's second Expeditionary Technology Search, or xTechSearch 2.0, is Dec. 31. The Army held its first competition earlier this year and due to its successful outcomes is continuing its efforts to find the best technologies from small businesses and start-ups to incorporate into Army...

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  • Army-funded technology wins Oscar

    December 18, 2018

    ADELPHI, MD. (Dec. 17, 2018) - Creative geniuses behind digital humans and human-like characters in Hollywood blockbusters Avatar, Blade Runner 2049, Maleficent, Furious 7, The Jungle Book, Ready Player One and others have U.S. Army-funded technology to thank for visual effects. That technology was developed at the U.S. Army Institute for Creative Technologies...

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  • Discovery could lead to munitions that go further, much faster

    December 18, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Dec. 19, 2018)  Researchers from the U.S. Army and top universities discovered a new way to get more energy out of energetic materials containing aluminum, common in battlefield systems, by igniting aluminum micron powders coated with graphene oxide. This discovery coincides with the one of the Army's modernization priorities: Long Range Precision...

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    Discovery could lead to munitions that go further, much faster
     
  • Lab reveals top 10 coolest science, technology advances from 2018

    December 17, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Dec. 17, 2018) -- This year has had its share of science and technology advances from Army researchers. The RDECOM Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), has the mission to discover, innovate and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power. The lab's chief scientist, Dr. Alexander Kott,...

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    Lab reveals top 10 coolest science, technology advances from 2018
     
  • Black Hawk helicopter pilot interns with Army researchers

    December 17, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Dec. 13, 2018) -- Researchers from the RDECOM Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), recently partnered with Texas A&M University to work on artificial intelligence and machine learning as applied to material informatics (and genome). 1st Lt. Levi McClenny, a doctoral candidate in the university's...

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    Black Hawk helicopter pilot interns with Army researchers
     
 
 

Last Update / Reviewed: December 11, 2019