TARDEC's Vehicle Characterization Laboratory Open House
On 12 May 2014, TARDEC leadership and key stakeholders celebrated the opening of TARDEC’s Vehicle Characterization Laboratory (VCL) with an Open House.
2014 TARDEC Industry Days
On Apr. 1-2, more than 325 people attended the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center’s Industry Days presentations to hear the latest information about its 30-Year Strategy and receive detailed briefings on the research and development efforts taking place at the Detroit Arsenal. Briefers from each TARDEC business group highlighted their key projects in great detail and explained how those projects align to the new strategy.
Soldier Innovation Workshop
U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center’s third Soldier Innovation Workshop, Dec. 16-18, pulled together active-duty Soldiers of various ranks and backgrounds, primarily from the Army 82nd Airborne Division, along with transportation design students from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and engineers from TARDEC and other Army labs and research centers.
General Via and Secretary Heidi Shyu visit TARDEC, 4-5 February 2014
GEN Dennis Via, Army Materiel Command (AMC) Commanding General, joined Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)), for a capability demonstration at the U.S. Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center and lab capabilities tour on Feb. 4, and a series of meetings with the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command and Program Executive Office (PEO) Ground Combat Systems and Combat Support & Combat Service Support for the Joint Acquisition Sustainment Review (JASR). The intent of the JASR is to build a strong and durable working relationship with ASA(ALT) and the PEO organizations to ensure that reductions are developed in concert with PEO requirements as the Army and AMC right size the workforce.
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