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The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory is the Army's corporate research laboratory with the mission to discover, innovate, and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power!

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The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory is the Army's corporate research laboratory with the mission to discover, innovate, and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power!

    Army researchers pursue tactical edge in electronic warfare

    Army researchers pursue tactical edge in electronic warfare

    In the age of technology, the Army’s ability to dominate the electromagnetic spectrum can significantly influence the outcome of future conflicts on the battlefield. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory designated several research programs as essential for future Soldier capabilities. Of these major flagship programs, the Foundational Research for Electronic Warfare in Multi-Domain Operations, or FREEDOM, Essential Research Program recognizes the value of electronic warfare competencies as a necessary requirement for success in large-scale combat and multi-domain operations. Join us for a discussion with program manager Dr. Matthew Higgins. Read more... https://www.army.mil/article/237128

    • 22 min
    Essential Research in Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver and Mobility

    Essential Research in Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver and Mobility

    The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory has several research programs it deems essential for future Soldier capabilities. Of these major  programs, the Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver and Mobility Essential Research Program endeavors to reduce Soldier distractions on the battlefield through the integration of autonomous systems in Army vehicles. In this episode of What We Learned Today, we talk with Dr. John Fossaceca, the program manager. Read more at Army.mil

    • 20 min
    Essential Research in Human Autonomy Teaming

    Essential Research in Human Autonomy Teaming

    American Soldiers will partner with technology to accomplish the mission on the battlefield of the future. The U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory has an essential research program to focus on Human-Autonomy Teaming. Join us for an in-depth discussion with Army researcher Dr. Amar Marathe about the future of artificial intelligence and machine learning and the quest to make America's Soldiers stronger and safer!
    Read more... https://www.army.mil/article/236301

    • 28 min
    Essential Research for Additive Manufacturing

    Essential Research for Additive Manufacturing

    Additive manufacturing has the potential to provide Soldiers with cutting-edge munitions. Researchers at the U.S. Army CCDC's Army Research Laboratory are exploring the technology through a program designed to push the application of additive manufacturing to new boundaries. The lab's Tracie Dean speaks with Dr. Jason Robinette, program manager for the Science of Additive Manufacturing for Next Generation Munitions Essential Research Program in this episode of What We Learned Today!

    • 16 min
    Essential Research for Soldier Protection

    Essential Research for Soldier Protection

    When faced with battlefield threats, American Soldiers depend more than ever on body armor to protect them. To adapt to the evolving dangers of getting shot, the Army created a flagship program dedicated to protection technologies. The U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory has an essential research program to focus attention and resources on this important topic. Join the lab's Tracie Dean for an in-depth discussion with Army researcher Dr. Chris Hoppel about the future of materials engineering and how they plan to make America's Soldiers stronger and safer!
    Hoppel is the program manager for the lab's Physics of Soldier Protection to Defeat Evolving Threats Essential Research Program at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
    Read more... https://www.army.mil/article/232585/

    • 11 min
    Safer Batteries for Soldiers

    Safer Batteries for Soldiers

    Army scientists and their partners at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory have developed a high-energy aqueous lithium-ion battery that won’t catch fire no matter how damaged it becomes. These new batteries continue to operate in conditions where traditional batteries fail. Join ARL's Tracie Dean for a special edition of What We Learned Today with the lab's Dr. Arthur von Wald Cresce!
    Read more... https://www.army.mil/article/229601/

    • 6 min

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