Angela Sherman presents Jared DeCoste Ph.D. the Maryland Chemist of the Year award.

Army Researcher Honored as Maryland Chemist of the Year

February 14th, 2019

Destroyed munitions are visibly documented on the last day of destruction using the EDS. (Photo credit: CCDC Chemical Biological Center)

Army Completes Explosive Destruction System Ops at Pueblo

February 13th, 2019

Gen. John M. Murray, commanding general Army Futures Command, and Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins, commanding general Combat Capabilities Development Command, uncase the official flag, signifying the transition of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command from Army Materiel Command to AFC. (Photo Credit: Conrad Johnson)

Chemical Biological Center Aligns Under New Command

February 8th, 2019

The inventors of RDECOM ECBC’s VOCkit observe the signing of agreements that will leverage that technology into a commercial biological reader. Pictured from left to right, back row: Peter Emanuel, Ph.D., Patricia Buckley, Ph.D., Gregory Thompson, Jacob Shaffer, Aleksandr Miklos, Ph.D., and Colin Graham. Sitting: Robert Baumgardner, PhD. and Eric L. Moore, Ph.D., Not pictured: Calvin Chue, Ph.D. (Photo Credit: RDECOM ECBC photo by Jack Bunja)
Army partners with tech startup to develop portable biological reader

The United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (RDECOM ECBC) signed agreements on Jan. 23…

The Microsoft HoloLens is a lightweight augmented reality device used for training simulations for the U.S. Army.
Synthetic environments are the future of Army training

As challenges on the battlefield become increasingly complex, the use of virtual and augmented reality in warfighter training is rapidly…

Through an international partnership with South Korea, RDECOM ECBC scientists are developing an on-the-move agent detection capability for vehicles.
Prototype Laser Detection Device Moving Forward Thanks to International Collaboration

A partnership with South Korea is setting the foundation for an update to the Raman Agent Monitoring System (RAMS) project…

Metal-organic frameworks, showcased by the model here, can be incorporated into textiles to create self-decontaminating scarves. Photo credit: Brad Kroner.
Army ManTech ramps up MOF production for new filters, textiles

New funding will allow the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (RDECOM ECBC) to significantly…

RDECOM ECBC Biologist Kim Berk places a paper assay into the imager to determine the authenticity of equipment. Photo credit: Brad Kroner.
DNA Tagging Detects Counterfeit Equipment

Anyone who’s ever been burned by a knockoff pair of counterfeit designer sunglasses can tell you: counterfeit is never better…

Perceptive Dragon II demonstrated the use of multiple sensors -- including a chemical sensor mounted on a Deep Purple unmanned aerial vehicle -- to feed data to warfighters, providing them with better situational awareness. (Photo Credit: Jack Bunja)
Integrated Early Warning Sensors Provide Real-Time Battlefield Updates

On a dreary, muddy morning in Quantico, VA, the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Edgewood Chemical Biological Center…

Chemist Danielle Kuhn demonstrates some nanofibers created through electrospinning. Photo credit: Brad Kroner
New Obscurants Hold Potential for Blocking Infrared Sensors

For centuries, warfighters have used obscurants like smoke to evade enemies and stay safe on the battlefield. As technology advances…

RDECOM ECBC researchers Michael Ellzy (left) and Darren Emge (right) load surface samples into the CCT chamber. (Photo Credit: Jack Bunja)
Army Researchers Enable Modernization with New Closed Circuit Wind Tunnel

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Edgewood Chemical Biological Center have worked with a contractor to…

A panel of local military and civilian leaders discussed the future of defense community in the Edgewood area during the Army Alliance’s annual breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
Moore, Local Leaders Discuss Future at Army Alliance Breakfast

During the Army Alliance’s annual breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 15, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Edgewood Chemical Biological…

The VK3 is a prototype chemical identifier that can identify liquids in the field, including chemical warfare agent. (Photo Credit: Brad Kroner)
Prototype Chemical Identifier Gets Positive Feedback from Field

During the Chemical Biological Operational Analysis (CBOA), the VK3 demonstrated its ability to identify chemical liquids in the field, including…