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<br /> GROUND VEHICLE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS May 2012 | Volume 09, Issue 07<br /> Army LeAders Open new<br /> LAb COmpLex fOr business<br /> GVSET News Staff<br /> (From left): AMC CTO Dr. Grace Bochenek; TACOM LCMC CG MG Kurt Stein;<br /> TARDEC Interim Director Jennifer Hitchcock; Sen. Debbie Stabenow; Sen. Carl<br /> Levin; White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director Dr. John<br /> Holdren; Army DCSLOG LTG Raymond V. Mason; ASA (IE&E) Katherine Ham-<br /> mack; and (not pictured) ASD (OEP&P) Sharon Burke, press the button opening<br /> the door to the new GSPEL complex during the April 11, 2012 Grand Opening<br /> ceremony. (U.S. Army TARDEC photos.)<br /> More than 300 government, industry and academic leaders<br /> converged on the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, MI, for the U.S.<br /> Army’s one-of-a-kind Ground Systems Power and Energy Labo-<br /> ratory (GSPEL) complex grand opening on April 11, 2012.<br /> A panel of distin<a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=1"> GROUND VEHICLE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY N</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=2"> InterIm DIrector’s message — PowerIng change The </a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=3"> å continued from page 1 Soldiers we put into ha</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=4"> Dr. John Holdren, White House Office of Science a</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=5"> simulator controls,” Bochenek continued. “Those e</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=6"> industry And ACAdemiC pArtners impressed by gspeL</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=7"> “Combining all this cutting-edge equip- ment in o</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=8"> TARDEC Engineer Orest Tarnavsky explains to indus</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=9"> gspeL Opens its dOOrs GVSET News Staff </a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=10"> versAtiLe pOwer And energy vehiCLe envirOnmentAL </a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=11"> The PLS-A1 will be rolled back into the PEVEL and</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=12"> energy stOrAge LAbOrAtOry (esL) deveLOps AdvAnCed</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=13"> TARDEC Energy Storage Team Leader Sonya Zanardell</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=14"> eLeCtriC COmpOnents LAbOrAtOry (eCL) evALuAtes eL</a> <a title="TARDEC_0412_GVSET_News_May page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a0b938?page=15"> more floor space available for testing. 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