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Armed with Science: Research and Applications for the Modern Military is a weekly webcast that discusses the importance of science and technology to military operations and the Department of Defense. We interview scientists, administrators, and operators to inform our listeners about cutting-edge scientific research and development sponsored by various defense offices. Tweet questions to @ArmedwScience and get SCIENCED!

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Dave Moretti of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI, is the principal investigator for the Marine Mammal Monitoring on Navy Ranges program sponsored by the Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division.... more

US Army Col. Christian Ockenhouse, director of the US Military Malaria Vaccine Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), will discuss WRAIR’s malaria efforts, which encompass vaccine research, drug... more

This segment of Armed with Science highlights the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) roles and responsibilities for homeland security research in two key areas: protecting critical infrastructure (drinking water and waste water... more

Dr. Joan Fuller, Program Director, and Major Michelle Ewy, Program Manager, at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research’s Aerospace, Chemical, and Material Science Directorate, will discuss how basic research plays a crucial role in the... more

Our guest is Master Sergeant Kari L. Hubler, United States Marine Corps, who has been an enlisted specialist in the field of meteorology and oceanography for the past 17 years. While most of her career has been spent in operational... more

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) is a program that provides high school students the support and resources to design and conduct original research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)... more

Sally Shoop and Barry Coutermarsh, research engineers at the US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab, will discuss the SAVE (Synthetic Automotive Virtual Environments) program, which aims to building hardware and... more

Dr. Andrew Gordon, research associate professor at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) will discuss UrbanSim, ICT’s computer-based game to support the training of military commanders and their... more

The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, more commonly known as "HAARP," is a joint Air Force and Navy research program to enhance our knowledge of the physics of the ionosphere and radio science. The ionosphere,... more

Dr. Regina Akers, historian at the Naval History and Heritage Command and expert on African American history, will discuss the little-publicized contributions of African American women in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Akers will also discuss the... more

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