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

UPDATE: Centennial Decommission

Posted 01/20/2023

ARL DSRC Centennial decommission date has been postponed to March 31, 2023. The PBS queues will be disabled at 23:59 on Friday, March 31, 2023. Users... Read more...