Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center
The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center provides life-cycle support for nearly 90 percent of the lethal Army systems used by U.S. Warfighters. Its workforce researches, develops, and engineers armament technologies for delivery to the U.S. warfighter.
Universal cargo tie-down strap
Safe, reliable, easy to use, and readily adaptable to various configurations
Optically initiated ammunition
Light source contained within the base of each cartridge case replaces the traditional chemical primer
High brisance metal powder explosive
Hollow aluminum and aluminum oxide micro-particle shells deposited within a high-explosive composition matrix generate a more powerful explosive for lighter, more lethal munitions
Identifying cracks in gun barrels
Testing system extends the in-service life of barrel without compromising safety
Interlocking shipping containers
Interlocking containers can be stacked and shipped without being secured by conventional bands or wrapping
Simplified method for synthesizing boron phosphide at high...
Inexpensive and scalable process may lower the barriers to implementing the material in a broad spectrum of applications
Safe and simple high-explosive boosters
Manufacturing process to synthesize nano-sized co-crystals of energetic materials having improved sensitivity and reactivity
Non-toxic primers for use in small arms ammunitions...
Replaces lead and other carcinogens in primers
Predictable explosive delays
Precise, slow burning, environmentally friendly, pyrotechnic delay composition