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U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Definition/Scope: The Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is the Army’s corporate basic and applied research laboratory. Their primary mission is to provide innovative science, technology, and analysis to enable full-spectrum operations. ARL consists of the Army Research Office (ARO) and six Directorates-- Weapons and Materials, Sensors and Electron Devices, Human Research and Engineering, Computational and Information Sciences, Vehicle Technology, and Survivability and Lethality Analysis. The Army relies on this ARL Team for scientific discoveries, technologic advances, and analyses to provide warfighters with capabilities to succeed on the battlefield.



Used For:

Ballistic Research Laboratory
US Army Research Laboratory

Acronym:

ARL

Broader Terms:

Army research laboratories
Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
US Army Material Command, Combatant Command, Functional

Narrower Terms:

Army Research Office
Army Research Office-Washington
Computational and Information Science Directorate
Human Research and Engineering Directorate
Major Shared Resource Center

Related Terms:

Aberdeen Proving Ground
Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center
Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center
Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center
Army computing history
Army Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center
Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity
Army Simulation and Training Technology Center
high-performance computing
Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat
Maryland
Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center
U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center


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