Accession Number : ADA594824
Title : Nine Years of Cooperation: The US-German Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Helicopter Aeromechanics 2003-2012
Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL AL
Personal Author(s) : Blanjen, Chris L ; Wall, Berend G van der
Report Date : Dec 2013
Pagination or Media Count : 53
Abstract : For 30 years, the United States Department of the Army through the Aeroflightdynamics Directorate (AFDD), AMCOM and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the German Ministry of Defense (MoD) through the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have mutually benefited from a long-standing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Cooperative Research in the Field of Helicopter Aeromechanics. The mission of this joint venture is to bring together motivated scientists and visionary engineers in order to elucidate corresponding research perspectives. With the ever increasing constraints of national resources this agreement has proven over the last three decades to be a catalyst for effectively reducing the national workloads while widening research capabilities and enhancing research productivity. This MoU is considered a textbook example of a mature, formal exchange agreement.
Descriptors : *AERODYNAMICS , *AGREEMENTS , *COOPERATION , *HELICOPTERS , AEROSPACE SYSTEMS , ARMY , CATALYSTS , GERMANY(EAST AND WEST) , MECHANICS , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , PRODUCTIVITY , RESOURCES , WORKLOAD
Subject Categories : Helicopters
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE