US Army Opportunities (ARDEC)
The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), headquartered at Picatinny, New Jersey, is a preeminent National and international leader in the research, development, engineering and production support for defense armament systems. The organization's primary mission is to execute and manage life cycle engineering processes required for the research, development, production, field support and demilitarization of ammunition, weapons, fire control and associated items.
ARDEC partners with a wide variety of organizations including industry, academia and other Government organizations to accelerate the development and transition of new technologies for the warfighter. ARDEC's research investment has also demonstrated commercial spin-off benefits for the nation's civilian economy. Material science, manufacturing processes, virtual reality and simulation, image processing, and non-destructive testing are just a few of the capabilities available to the private sector.
ARDEC has engaged InSitech to help identify collaboration partners interested in discussing potential CRADA and TSA relationships. A complete inventory and descriptions of ARDEC's unique facilities available for commercial collaboration can be found here:
Below are descriptions of some specific ARDEC laboratories, facilities and capabilities that may be of interest to the commercial sector.