Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
The Army Research Laboratory’s mission is to provide America’s soldiers the technology edge through scientific research, technology development, and analysis. The Laboratory is headquartered at Adelphi, MD with two elements located at White Sands Missile Range, NM. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) mission is to provide the premier source of survivability, lethality, and vulnerability expertise. Moreover, ARL provides experimentation, testing, and analysis throughout a system’s life cycle to include the development of the techniques required to better understand, quantify, and enhance its survivability and lethality. ARL performs research that solves complex Army-scale atmospheric problems that result in joint weather intelligence.
The Laboratory is headquartered at Adelphi, MD with two elements located at White Sands Missile Range, NM.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Computational and Information Sciences Directorate (CISD) plays a key role in information sciences and technology research within the Army and the Department of Defense (DoD). With a research mission focused on battlefield communications and networks, data fusion and knowledge management, battlespace weather and environmental effects, and computational science and engineering, CISD is poised to provide the Army with the necessary advances in information technology to transition to the Army Objective Force.
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On the future battlefield, the soldier will face an array of threats from the conventional, electronic, and electromagnetic to the nuclear, biological, chemical, and environmental. The Survivability & Lethality Analysis Directorate (SLAD) develops and conducts vulnerability and lethality assessments of Army technologies and systems and provides recommendations and technical expertise to reduce or eliminate vulnerabilities and to improve effectiveness.
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Key Capabilities at WSMR:
- Vulnerability/Survivability assessment
- Countermeasures testing
- IR and ECM support to testing of air defense missile systems
- Development of RF and IR counter-measure models for inclusion in element/system models
- Development of next generation mission execution forecast models, web-enabled decision aids, and aviation weather route planners