Blazing a Trail to New Technology

Hasenauer, Haike
October 2007
Soldiers;Oct2007, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p8
The article focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) to develop technologies that would improve soldier protection. RDECOM, which is based in Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, receives an annual budget of $3 to $5 billion to develop technologies for the Army. Major General Roger A. Nadeau claims that RDECOM also has to make future investments in communications, sensor arrays and other technologies.


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