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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

CCAC to Become HPC Help Desk

Posted 03/27/2015

In order to more accurately describe the services provided, the Consolidated Customer Assistance Center (CCAC) will be renamed the "HPC Help Desk."... Read more...

ARL's New Supercomputer Ranked # 19 on the TOP 500 Supercomputer List

Posted 12/11/2014

The ARL DSRC Cray XC-40 system debuted at #19 of the world's TOP 500 list of most powerful supercomputers on November 17th, 2014. ARL took delivery... Read more...