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ARDEC receives workplace health award 11/15/18John F. Hedderich, director of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, accepted an American Heart Association Silver Award Level recognition for the Workplace Health Achievement index survey, which serves as a benchmark for employee wellness programs. read more...
Domestic violence often misunderstood, riddled with myths 11/13/18The term domestic violence may evoke images of bruises and black eyes, but the scope of domestic violence is broader and extends into many types of relationships where a pattern of behaviors is used to establish and maintain control. Learn how to spot signs of abuse and how to provide support. read more...
SECARMY: Establish foundation for future when funding is good 11/07/18Although recent funding for the Department of the Army has been good, future funding levels are uncertain, which means the Army has to establish firm priorities while it has the opportunity, Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper told employees at Picatinny Arsenal during a visit on Oct. 26. read more...
Trust, accountability among vital elements to create great teams 11/01/18The idea of strong teamwork has great appeal, but actually achieving effective team dynamics can collide with other factors: competing interests, fear of damaging relationships with too much candor, hiding failures, or a feeling that actual accountability is weak or rarely enforced. read more...
Latest graduates achieve specialized education in armament engineering 10/05/18Three employees of the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center were presented Master of Armament Engineering certificates during the fourth commencement ceremony for the Armament Graduate School at Picatinny Arsenal. read more...
Picatinny provides advanced system for efficient fires for field artillery 09/26/18To meet the challenges facing the Army’s field artillery community, engineers at Picatinny Arsenal have developed a light-weight, man-portable field artillery survey system that enables accurate, efficient fires and maneuvers in GPS degraded or denied environments. read more...
From a patent to a published paper, STEM Scholars get top engineering experience 08/23/18Summer scholars at Picatinny Arsenal concluded their internships with real-life engineering experience and accomplishments under their belts, all while supporting our nation’s military. read more...
Family of Picatinny Arsenal contractor part of Triple Crown history 08/21/18When "Justify" won the Triple Crown, renewed interest in Triple Crown history put the spotlight on legendary Hall of Fame horse trainer, James “Sunny Jim” Fitzsimmons, the first person to train two Triple Crown winners. His grandson, Fred "Fitz" Fitzsimmons, is a contractor at Picatinny Arsenal. read more...
Fort Benning "greening" course inspires innovative solution 07/17/18Picatinny Arsenal employees have developed an innovative device to make mortar training more efficient after attending a recent Phase 4 "greening" course at the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE) at Fort Benning, Georgia. read more...
Ann Suzette Burnett named eCYBERMISSION Ambassador of the Year 07/13/18Ann Suzette Burnett, an employee of the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, was recognized as the eCYBERMISSION Ambassador of the Year at an awards luncheon in Reston, Virginia, on June 22. read more...
Army modernization advances with early team collaboration 06/21/18Two organizations at Picatinny Arsenal are playing a role in advancing Army modernization through the Cross Functional Team for Long Range Precision Fires: the Program Executive Office Ammunition, and the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center. read more...
Innovation resources are available at ARDEC 06/01/18If ARDEC is the international hub for the advancement of armament technologies, then our Innovation Office is the collaborative robots (or "co-bots") that help to bridge technology gaps that allow us to work more effectively as a team. read more...
Picatinny STEM robotics student gets full scholarship to Princeton 05/15/18A student at East Orange STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy, and a former member of a Picatinny-sponsored FIRST robotics team, was recently accepted to Princeton University with not one, but two full scholarships. read more...
Picatinny 'History Detectives' discover answer to museum's mystery item 05/10/18For nearly two decades, the item had served as a doorstop at the home of a New Jersey resident. When he decided to move, the resident took the item to a New Jersey museum, which then reached out to the historian at Picatinny Arsenal for help in identifying the "mystery item." read more...
Picatinny plays key role in Army modernization initiative 04/19/18The ongoing modernization initiative within the Army represents an exciting time for the workforce at Picatinny Arsenal, which is making multiple contributions as the new U.S. Army Futures Command takes shape, ARDEC Director John F. Hedderich told a town hall audience. read more...
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