Philip Perconti, director of the Army Research Laboratory, told National Defense in an interview published Thursday that ARL is focused on 10 research-and-development initiatives aimed at providing troops technological edge in future combat environments and one of those is the long-range distributed and collaborate engagements program.Read More »
Engineers and scientists from multiple U.S. Army groups have teamed to develop a cold spray technology for repairs on the M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle's turret gun mount. The team consisted of personnel from Army Research Laboratory, Ground Vehicle Systems Center, Armaments Center, Bradley Product Manager and Red River Army Depot, the service branch said Wednesday.Read More »
The U.S. Army is integrating artificial intelligence into two prototype drones to improve ground and aerial situational awareness for warfighters, FCW reported Monday. The Army Research Laboratory, which operates under the Army Futures Command, is collaborating with the service’s AI Task Force and the recently created Joint AI Center to develop advanced mission learning and scene perception capabilities for the unmanned aerial vehicles.Read More »
The U.S. Army has initiated an international research program for moving target defense technology, able to protect information in computer systems from potential threats.
The Army Research Laboratory said Sept. 6 researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand spearheaded the development of the Flexible Random Virtual IP Multiplexing system.
A team of Army Research Laboratory and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory scientists evaluated a "self-righting" mechanism designed to help a robotic military platform recover from a fall.Read More »
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has introduced a bill that seeks to form a Defense Department-led consortium to coordinate quantum computing research efforts between government, academic and commercial entities. The Quantum Computing Research Act would establish the Quantum Computing Research Consortium to offer grants and manage public-private sector collaboration, according to an …Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has collaborated with the Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Army to create a simulator technology designed to test explosive vulnerabilities in aircraft. The Aircraft Explosive Testing Simulator is designed for repeated explosive tests and built through S&T’s Commercial Aircraft Vulnerability and Mitigation program, DHS said …Read More »
The U.S. Army has begun to develop two suites of new tools intended for mapping safer routes in missions that may involve enemy mines and traps. Researchers from the Army Research Laboratory and Army Corps of Engineers aim to produce inland mapping and littoral mapping tools in an effort to counter enemy-employed …Read More »