Accession Number : ADA305301

Title :   The U.S. Army Laboratories at Watertown, Massachusetts. Contributions to Science and Technology: A History,

Corporate Author : ARMY LAB COMMAND WATERTOWN MA MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY LAB

Personal Author(s) : Gray, Deborah E.

PDF Url : ADA305301

Report Date : AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 108

Abstract : The Army's Laboratories at Watertown, Massachusetts have played a key role in the development of materials science and technology for the Army and the nation for 150 years. Partial contents include: The Early Years; A New Role As The Army's Corporate Laboratory; Armaments; Engines and Aircraft; Electro-optical Materials; Hardened Ballistic Missile Defense Materials Development; Chemical Defense; Laser Protection; Metal Matrix Composites; Mechanics; Welding; Corrosion; Significant Advances in Nondestructive Testing; and Basic Research.

Descriptors :   *TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, *MATERIALS, *HISTORY, *ARMY RESEARCH LABORATORIES, ARMOR, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, CORPORATIONS, CORROSION, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, ELECTROOPTICS, AIRCRAFT ENGINES, PROJECTILES, METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES, MECHANICS, CHEMICAL WARFARE, PROTECTION, STANDARDIZATION, LASER SAFETY, BALLISTICS, WELDING, CERAMIC BODIES.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Miscellaneous Materials
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE