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Electromagnetics for the Future Army

Electromagnetics for the Future Army

September 17, 2020

The U.S. military has research programs to study electromagnetic wavelengths of all frequencies. Dr. Mark Govoni, from the U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland, is the Army's senior research scientist for electromagnetics. Join us for a discussion about how electromagnetism offers a truly broad range of scientific and technological applications to support Soldiers at virtually every step of their mission. Read more: Radio frequency research enables Army dominance

Army embraces Cyber Resilience

Army embraces Cyber Resilience

August 20, 2020

We talk to the U.S. Army's senior research scientist for Cyber Resilience. Dr. Alexander Kott is the Army lead researcher for this field, as well as the chief scientist for the U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland. Find out how the Army is seeking new methods to protect and defend American Soldiers in cyberspace! Read this article for more information.

Army researchers pursue tactical edge in electronic warfare

Army researchers pursue tactical edge in electronic warfare

July 9, 2020

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

Essential Research in Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver and Mobility

Essential Research in Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver and Mobility

June 25, 2020

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

Essential Research in Human Autonomy Teaming

Essential Research in Human Autonomy Teaming

June 10, 2020

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

Essential Research for Additive Manufacturing

Essential Research for Additive Manufacturing

February 25, 2020

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!

Essential Research for Soldier Protection

Essential Research for Soldier Protection

February 11, 2020

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/

Safer Batteries for Soldiers

Safer Batteries for Soldiers

November 7, 2019

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/

High-Speed Aerodynamics

High-Speed Aerodynamics

October 25, 2019

Cracking the code of how aerodynamics affect high-speed projectiles will enable the Army of the future to realize its number one Army Modernization priority: Long-Range Precision Fires. U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory Director Dr. Phil Perconti talks with aerospace engineer Dr. J.D. Vasile from the lab’s Weapons and Materials Research Directorate.

Neuroscience Research

Neuroscience Research

October 11, 2019

Neuroscience and the Soldier: How will future troops sense, perceive and interact with the world of technology? U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory Director Dr. Phil Perconti talks with recently promoted Dr. Vernon Lawhern, a mathematical statistician from the lab's Human Research and Engineering Directorate.

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