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<br /> Special 2010 Edition<br /> Lead · Innovate · Integrate · Deliver<br /> Systems<br /> Engineering<br /> IN THIS ISSUE<br /> · People, Collaboration and NASA-Style Innovation — RDECOM Commander Shares Vision<br /> · Fueling Development for Future Force Vehicles<br /> · Innovative Materials Bridge Partnership Between TARDEC and Lawrence Tech<br /> · Total Immersion in Virtual Environments Leads to Engineering Innovation<br /> · TARDEC Chief Scientist Helps Develop Army Ground Systems Technology Focus<br /> SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE<br /> <br /> Intellectual Rigor a Hallmark of TARDEC Capabilities<br /> Within TARDEC's labs,<br /> the heavy lifting needed<br /> to provide innovative,<br /> integrated solutions for our<br /> warfighters takes place.<br /> Our sophisticated labora-<br /> tories are only one of the<br /> means through which we<br /> complete our work. It is<br /> the intellectual rigor of our<br /> people, the thoroughness<br /> of our proces<a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=1"> Special 2010 Edition Lead · Innovate · I</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=2"> IN THIS ISSUE · People, Collaboration and NASA-St</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=3"> </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=4"> Intellectual Rigor a Hallmark of TARDEC Capabilit</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=5"> Special 2010 Edition Lead · Innovate · Integr</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=6"> EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD Paul Skalny Director of</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=7"> CALL FOR ARTICLES Lead · Innovate · Integr</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=8"> The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineeri</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=9"> People, Collaboration and NASA-Style Innovation —</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=10"> I n his New Year's message to </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=11"> understand the problem, Justice is keen to harnes</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=12"> Justice gets a driver's-side view from the cab of</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=13"> or a 10-times capability in that network but not </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=14"> They're directly related to what we do in the Arm</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=15"> </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=16"> INTELLIGENT GROUND SYSTEMS (IGS)</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=17"> Intelligent Ground Systems (IGS) R</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=18"> Pictured here is a Segway robot at TARDEC's IGS R</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=19"> VSIL Technology Test and Validation Center Provid</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=20"> T he Robotics Vehicle S</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=21"> TARDEC Robotics Systems Integration Lab (SIL) Car</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=22"> Many robotic systems are tested at TARDEC's Robot</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=23"> Technology Integration for Unmanned Ground Ve</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=24"> Intelligent Ground Systems (IGS) personnel, parti</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=25"> Integrating Systems Engineering for Robotic Battl</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=26"> TARDEC's IGS Laboratory and Vehicle Bay integrate</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=27"> TARDEC's Battlefield Provides Leading-Edge and Da</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=28"> Observation Room (BOR) Teleoperation Capabilities</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=29"> The BOR serves as an observation and control faci</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=30"> Vehicles proceed along a test course. Every day, </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=31"> TARDEC-Funded West Point Robotics Lab Builds Futu</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=32"> West Point cadets show off some of their robotic </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=33"> West Point faculty member Dr. John Rogers shows T</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=34"> robotic platforms. “A large part of the research </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=35"> </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=36"> POWER AND MOBILITY</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=37"> TARDEC Associates ARDEC Chris Williams R </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=38"> Display Capabilities to Visitors Three assoc</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=39"> CGVDI engineers and technicians provide systems e</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=40"> Foreground: TARDEC Engineer Jonathan Aboona (left</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=41"> Designing a Unique Lab for Michael A. Kluger and</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=42"> Advanced Military Vehicles The pace at</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=43"> SwRI provided this artist's rendering of TARDEC's</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=44"> steam and gas utility requirements were developed</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=45"> The authors stand behind a scale mock-up of TARDE</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=46"> Broad-Based Design Capabilities The creation of a</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=47"> Fueling Development for TARDEC's Fuels and Speci</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=48"> Future Force Vehicles — Lub ricants Laboratories </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=49"> A fter World War II, t</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=50"> Conducting One-of-a-Kind Testing The TFLRF's miss</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=51"> EARL Runs Batteries Through Paces Chris Williams </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=52"> under various operational and environmental condi</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=53"> TARDEC Engineers Advance Technology and Systems </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=54"> Hybrid-Electric (HE) In tegration Chris Williams </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=55"> The HERMIT is a critical tool in TARDEC's Hybrid </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=56"> extremely critical before com- ponents are integr</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=57"> Fueling Station and Maintenance Facility </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=58"> The sports utility vehicle, seen here at the 2009</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=59"> TARDEC's Hydrogen Fueling Station, located at SAN</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=60"> “The earliest implementation areas right now </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=61"> Optimized Combustion and Fuels Focus of Single Cy</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=62"> TARDEC's Single Cylinder Engine Laboratory allows</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=63"> Systems Engineers T r</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=64"> Keep Vehicles on Track Center Guide Wear</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=65"> Soldiers change the tracks on their Bradley Fight</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=66"> R&D Scientist William Bradford uses a DMTA testin</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=67"> TARDEC Turns Up Heat on Vehicle Testing Chris Wi</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=68"> Providing Soldiers with reliable and efficient gro</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=69"> Evaluation and Assessment Team. “We simulate that</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=70"> Bradley Fighting Vehicles (BFVs) are capable of t</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=71"> and vehicle systems. The Vehicle Transmission and</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=72"> Other than the dirt, grit and dust generated in o</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=73"> TARDEC Engineer Jonathan Aboona walks guests thro</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=74"> The PIF provides an experienced staff of engineer</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=75"> </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=76"> FORCE PROJECTION</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=77"> Testing Facility Provides Clean Patrick Pinter </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=78"> Water Solutions for Soldiers H </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=79"> “The goal is to take Army requirements for the ar</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=80"> GPH from a saltwater source. Its purpose is to pr</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=81"> Keeping Warfighters Well-Hydrated — </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=82"> Establishment and Partnership The SDTF was first e</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=83"> TARDEC Leads Fuel and Lubricant Technology Deve</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=84"> W hen we think about prot</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=85"> “It's important to remember that fuels and lubr</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=86"> in it and test them at different temperatures or </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=87"> </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=88"> GROUND SYSTEMS SURVIVABILITY</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=89"> Lab Puts Armor Under the Gun to Save Soldiers' Li</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=90"> S ometimes a sheet of glass </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=91"> throughout the Army to provide consistent criteri</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=92"> TARDEC SABL Engineer Scott Wiseman examines an ar</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=93"> Innovative Materials Bridge Partnership Between</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=94"> Establishing the CIMR With dedication of the CIMR</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=95"> Lawrence Tech's Dr. Nabil Grace stands in front o</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=96"> Lawrence Tech's CIMR is capable of various milita</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=97"> Testing Capabilities Help O </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=98"> Mitigate Explosive Damage Patrick Pinter </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=99"> An up-armored HMMWV mounted with SPARK rollers fo</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=100"> like a drill press, that allow us to do on-the-fly</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=101"> Laser Protection Research and Integration Labora</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=102"> Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air As</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=103"> </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=104"> MODELING AND SIMULATION (M&S)</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=105"> Total Immersion in Leads to Engineering Patrick </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=106"> Virtual Environments Innovation One such t</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=107"> Eleven Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division v</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=108"> CW3 Jason Greegor looks at a Family of Medium Tac</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=109"> A Virtual Environment Gets Soldiers Ready </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=110"> Joyce operates the ES crew station. Tools like th</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=111"> Ground Vehicle Simulation Laboratories Simulate </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=112"> E xperimentation has been </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=113"> to reproduce real-world and proving ground terrai</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=114"> “We can simulate hills, valleys, buildings, l</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=115"> generated by the VIPER are used by the Concepts, </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=116"> people so they can modify and improve their desig</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=117"> Assessing Material and Microstructural Fail</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=118"> S eeking to ensure Soldiers </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 119" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=119"> Conducting M1A2 Software Maintenanc</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 120" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=120"> T he M1A2 System Integration Labora</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 121" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=121"> DREN Provides TARDEC's Computing Power Mi</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 122" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=122"> “DREN is a technology enabler. It provides a vi</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 123" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=123"> Two TARDEC engineers monitor the work being done </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 124" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=124"> Pictured are some of the computing equipment in t</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 125" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=125"> Hydraulic cylinders hanging from the transoms abo</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 126" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=126"> “We certify the military's bridges will sa</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 127" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=127"> TARDEC Chief Scientist Helps Develop Army Ground </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 128" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=128"> With the number of challenges facing TARDEC's S&T</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 129" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=129"> This Utility Variant Vehicle is equipped with a r</a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 130" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=130"> produce next-generation Army scientists. “What's </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 131" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=131"> 128 During the recently completed Convoy Active </a> <a title="TARDEC accelerate Special Edition 2010 page 132" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/300110e7?page=132"> Vice Chief of Staff of the Army (VCSA) GEN Peter </a>