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Achieving Leadership in Materials Technology for the Army of the Future: A Report

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National Research Council. 1986. Achieving Leadership in Materials Technology for the Army of the Future: A Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/18915.

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234 pages | 8.5 x 10
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/18915
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Front Matter i-xiv
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1-8
INTRODUCTION 9-11
ARMY REQUIREMENTS FOR MATERIALS AND FOR MATERIALS R&D FOR THE NEXT 15 YEARS 12-22
MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITIES 23-41
INSERTING NEW MATERIALS INTO ARMY SYSTEMS 42-50
ROLES AND CAPABILITIES OF ARMY LABORATORIES 51-65
REFERENCES 66-68
INTRODUCTION TO APPENDICES 69-70
APPENDICES 71-70
APPENDIX A: ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSING 71-80
APPENDIX B: CERAMICS 81-91
APPENDIX C: ELECTRONIC AND OPTICAL MATERIALS 92-100
APPENDIX D: STRUCTURAL MATERIALS BASED ON POLYMERS 101-125
APPENDIX E: ADVANCED METALLIC MATERIALS 126-138
APPENDIX F: ARMY NEEDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CORROSION RESEARCH 139-144
APPENDIX G: HIGH STRAIN-RATE PHENOMENA--DYNAMICS OF MATERIALS 145-153
APPENDIX H: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN THE ACQUISITION AND SUPPORT OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS 154-163
APPENDIX I: ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE 164-165
APPENDIX J: MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY 166-182
APPENDIX K: BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABORATORY 183-188
APPENDIX L: ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY AND DEVICES LABORATORY 189-195
APPENDIX M: ARMAMENT RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENGINEERING CENTER 196-199
APPENDIX N: AVIATION RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENGINEERING CENTER 200-202
APPENDIX O: CENTER FOR NIGHT VISION AND ELECTRO-OPTICS 203-206
APPENDIX P: MISSILE RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENGINEERING CENTER 207-209
APPENDIX Q: NATICK RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENGINEERING CENTER 210-215
APPENDIX R: TANK AND AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENGINEERING CENTER 216-218
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