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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!

On-Demand Episodes

Sonja Gargies, Energy Storage Team Leader for the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development Engineering Center (TARDEC), will discuss the Advanced Automotive Battery Initiative; how the Army collaborates with industry,... more

Mark Skoog, team director for the Automatic Collision Avoidance Technology Fighter Risk Reduction Program (ACAT FRRP) at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, and David "Nils" Larsen and Kevin Prosser, project research... more

Rear Admiral Larry Rice, director of the Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division, will discuss the second year of a three-year Behavioral Response Study of the effects of sound on whale behavior. Researchers... more

Mr. Jesse Citizen and Colonel Michael Sanders, Director and Deputy Director of the Defense Department's Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Coordination Office, will discuss the value of modeling and simulation technologies to the modern... more

Capt Jeffrey Currer, head of the US Navy's Undersea Surveillance Branch, will discuss sonar technology; how the Navy uses underwater sound for navigation, detection, classification, and localization; and the difference between passive... more

Dr. Mark Drapeau, Associate Research Fellow at the National Defense University's Center for Technology and National Security Policy, will discuss the role of new social technologies for information sharing within government... more

Dr. Brian Luzum, chief of Earth Orientation Parameters, Combination and Prediction Division at the U.S. Naval Observatory, will discuss the need for determining the orientation of the Earth within the celestial reference frame to... more

Tim Clarke, Jr., deputy director of communications for the National Museum of Health and Medicine, will discuss the 10th anniversary of National Brain Awareness Week, which was established by the Dana Alliance for Brain... more

Bill Seifert of U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Headquarters will discuss the development of future naval facilities utilizing low impact development techniques to manage storm water runoff and prevent sediment and pollutants... more

Col. Laurie G. Moe Buckhout, chief of the Electronic Warfare Division in U.S. Army Operations, Readiness, and Mobilization, will discuss the next generation warfighter and explain how the Army is using the science of ground electronic... more

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