US Army Research Laboratory Lightweight and Specialty Metals Branch Research and Development (FY14)
Final rept. Oct 2013-Sep 2014
ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD WEAPONS AND MATERIALS RESEARCH DIRECTORATE
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The Lightweight and Specialty Metals Branch LSMB lies within the Materials and Manufacturing Science Division of the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate of the US Army Research Laboratory ARL. LSMB s mission is to perform the fundamental and applied research and development in metals to create transformational metallic systems to enable battlefield overmatch and to protect and defend our country by empowering, unburdening, and safeguarding our servicemen and women. LSMB s vision is to be the leading metals research and development facility for the US Army, which is achieved by attracting and retaining world-class researchers with exceptional credentials building the necessary infrastructure for metals research and integrating research with Army-relevant applications to enable game-changing, competitive capability. LSMB s strategy is to balance in-house capability, talent, resources, and infrastructure with external agenciesfacilities to drive foundational materials research that meets the needs of the US Army. This report is a summary of published research within FY14 for LSMB.
- Metallurgy and Metallography
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Military Forces and Organizations