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  • Battlefield AI gets $72M Army investment

    March 11, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (March 11, 2019) - The U.S. Army is investing $72 million in a five-year artificial intelligence fundamental research effort to research and discover capabilities that would significantly enhance mission effectiveness across the Army by augmenting Soldiers, optimizing operations, increasing readiness, and reducing casualties. Today, the Combat...

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  • Researchers 3-D print ultra-strong steel parts from powder

    February 28, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 27, 2019) -- Soldiers needing replacement parts may turn to 3-D printers in the future to rapidly deliver reliable and ultra-strong metal parts. Army researchers are looking at new technologies to create steel alloy parts from powder using a laser. At the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research...

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  • Army engineer among 2019 Federal 100

    February 27, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 27, 2019) -- An electronics engineer from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), has been recognized as one of the 2019 Federal 100. Dr. Charles Kamhoua, who is responsible for conducting and directing basic research in the area of game theory applied...

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  • Army-funded researcher wins Nobel prize

    February 26, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 20, 2019) -- An Army-funded researcher won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research in new enzyme production leading to the commercial, cost-effective synthesis of biofuels. Professor Frances Arnold is the Linus Pauling professor of chemical engineering, bioengineering and biochemistry at the California Institute of...

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  • Army lab, industry announce partnership to develop new materials

    February 25, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 25, 2019) -- The Army and a major defense contractor established a new research partnership to create novel materials to further enhance the devices and technology used by warfighters. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory -- the Army's corporate research laboratory known as ARL -- and the Lockheed...

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  • Pre-programming autonomous machines promotes selfless decision-making

    February 11, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 11, 2019) -- A new study suggests the use of autonomous machines increases cooperation among individuals. Researchers from the U.S. Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's Institute for Creative Technologies and Northeastern University collaborated on a paper published in the Proceedings...

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  • Army engineers get hands-on with futuristic tiltrotor aircraft

    February 07, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 7, 2019) -- Army aerospace engineers visited an aircraft manufactuer in Texas, to explore potential areas of collaboration on tiltrotor technology between industry and the Army. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), sent four engineers,...

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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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  • 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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Last Update / Reviewed: October 17, 2019