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Welcome to the ARL DSRC

The Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has a deep, ingrained heritage of supporting U.S. warfighters. Our drive to creatively overcome obstacles and break new ground continues traditions started before World War II. Since 1943, the ARL (then known as the Ballistic Research Laboratory or BRL) has been at the vanguard of modern computing. Using the Bush Differential Analyzer, programmable calculators, and sheer brute force, the BRL provided ballistic calculations and firing tables that were vital to the Allied victory in World War II. In fact, the BRL at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground facility became the first permanent installation of what was fast becoming a strategic asset for battlefield computations and weapons development. Read More...

Recent News

Harold to be retired

Posted 09/22/2014

The ARL DSRC's 10,752 processor Harold system, An SGI Altix ICE 8200, will be retired on 30 September 2014. Submission to the PBS queues will be disabled... Read more...

ARS Downtime

Posted 09/12/2014

The Advance Reservation Service will be down for maintenance from 0600-0700EST on Tuesday, September 16.