A tray of chemical agent identification sets is prepared for destruction using the Explosive Destruction System at Pine Bluff Arsenal (Photo credit: CCDC Chemical Biological Center)

Team Puts Existing Chemical Destruction Technology to New Use at Pine Bluff Arsenal

April 11th, 2019

Leading women researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center. L-R: Elizabeth Dhummakupt, Megan Hower, Erin Durke & Jennifer Soliz

Women Researchers Work for the Warfighter

April 9th, 2019

After a brief meeting with a Soldier, Ex Lab engineers developed this trip line hook which breaks down to lay flat when not in use.

Expeditionary Lab Provides the Right Tools for the Job

April 9th, 2019

Alena Calm assists students with focusing a microscope on a fly wing. (Photo credit: CCDC Chemical Biological Center photo by Shawn Nesaw)
Center scientist meets with the next-generation scientists

Our scientists love what they do – developing cutting edge solutions to defend against chemical and biological threats for the…

Jennifer Soliz, Ph.D., pulverizes self-indicating colormetric response materials with a mortar and pestle. (Photo Credit: CCDC Chemical Biological Center photo by Shawn Nesaw)
New Color Changing Materials Discovered for Chemical Threat Detection

A plume of unidentified smoke fills the air ahead of ground units on the battlefield. Immediately, a gray drone deploys,…

Chains of intracellular metal nanoparticles called magnetosomes.
Army Researchers Make Groundbreaking Advance in Nanoparticle Production

In the search for new defenses against chemical, biological and radiological threats, researchers often look toward nature, where simple organisms…

STEM program manager for CCDC Chemical Biological Center, Casey Weininger, leads a science class for homeschool students at CCPL. (Photo credit: CCDC Chemical Biological Center)
Center extends STEM outreach to homeschool students

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center’s STEM Outreach Program partnered with the Cecil County Public…

Senior leaders and VIP stakeholders observe the senor suite upgrade atop the NBCRV at CCDC Chemical Biological Center. (Photo credit: CCDC Chemical Biological Center photo by Shawn Nesaw)
NBCRV Sensor Suite Upgrades Draw Praise from CBRN Stakeholders

A snowy, frigid February morning didn’t stop leaders and stakeholders from turning out to view the highly anticipated Stryker Nuclear,…

Angela Sherman presents Jared DeCoste Ph.D. the Maryland Chemist of the Year award.
Army Researcher Honored as Maryland Chemist of the Year

Jared DeCoste, Ph.D., received the prestigious award for to his efforts to further the understanding and development of metal organic…

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

The operation, completed by the Center’s Chemical Biological Application & Risk Reduction (CBARR) business unit, was executed in partnership with…

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

“The United States Army has been focused on the near-term for the last 18 years and rightfully so. But as…

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…