| Supporting our Troops
The Army Family Covenant is a pledge from Army leadership to
support Soldiers and their families and to resource programs to
provide them with a quality of life commensurate with their
| Remembering our heroes
During a ceremony here Dec. 12, Picatinny Chaplain Maj. Kevin
Doll presents a holiday wreath dedicated to all prisoners of war
and missing in action.
| NDIA recognizes Picatinny installation members for defense contributions
Seven Picatinny employees and installation members were recently
honored by the Picatinny Chapter of the National Defense Industrial
Association at the organization's 29th Annual Firepower Awards Program
luncheon at the Skylands in Randolph, N.J., Nov. 12.
| Top enlisted Soldier, Sergeant Major of the Army visits Picatinny
Picatinny Arsenal officials hosted the second of two noncommissioned
officer induction ceremonies here this year on Nov. 14.
| Picatinny breaks ground for incoming Naval facility
During a ceremony here Nov. 9, Picatinny officials broke ground for
a new Naval packaging, handling, storage and transportation facility
that will house Navy operations being transferred to Picatinny as a
result of 2005 Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission
| Picatinny engineer demonstrates UGV computer simulation at AUSA
| Picatinny's senior military commander promoted to brigadier general
Picatinny Arsenal's Senior Military Commander Brig. Gen. Jonathan A.
Maddux is one of the Army's newest general officers following his
promotion to brigadier general Sunday evening in Arlington, Va.
| Picatinny Non-Standard Ammunition Office Changes Hands
New Jersey native Lt. Col. Robert Dionisio was installed Sept. 16 as
product director, non-standard ammunition here during a mid-morning,
outdoor military ceremony.
| Picatinny's PEO Ammunition changes hands
The Program Executive Office for Ammunition welcomed a new leader
during a ceremony here Sept. 18.
| Picatinny holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony
In a solemn morning ceremony, Picatinny employees gathered in the
Lindner Conference Center here to remember the victims of the 9/11
terrorist attacks eight years ago.
| Picatinny employees recognized among Army's top-ten inventors for 2008
Four Picatinny weapons-development teams have been acknowledged for
their superb work by being recognized with spots in the 2008 Army
Greatest Inventions of the Year Awards, the commander of the Army
Materiel Command recently announced.
| Picatinny employees awarded 31st Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and
Water Management Awards
Two Picatinny Department of Public Works employees were awarded 31st
Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Awards during a
ceremony at the Department of Defense All-Hands Energy meeting in
Providence, R.I., Aug 12.
| Procurement changes lead to more effective munitions in Afghanistan,
The Army has made significant changes to the processes used in
procuring non-standard ammunition that have resulted in improved
reliability and quality.
| Picatinny computer engineer mentors students on virtual careers
While most people can play computer games only after work or on the
weekends, Picatinny computer engineers have made computer animation
their full-time careers.
| Milestone reached as troops receive 500th M777A2 howitzer
Picatinny recently delivered the 500th M777A2 howitzer to U.S.
| Picatinny 'rolls out' new version of SPARK IED-defeat product
This year troops in Iraq and Afghanistan received improved
technology to help them combat one of the greatest threats to Soldiers
| Thousands turn out to honor military at Picatinny's Armed Forces Day May
Picatinny opened its hearts and gates to honor the nation's service
members during an Armed Forces Day open house that drew thousands of
guests from surrounding communities here May 9.
| Picatinny to host Armed Forces Day
Picatinny Arsenal will observe Armed Forces Day by hosting a special
celebration that is once again open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. May 9.
| Mayors, community leaders pledge support to service members
Morris County community leaders joined military representatives from
Picatinny, the New Jersey National Guard and other military services to
pledge their support to uniformed personnel and their families by
signing the Army Community Covenant at the Morris County League of
Municipalities meeting in Morris Plains April 15.
| Welcome to a brotherhood: NCOs proclaim allegiance at induction ceremony
Picatinny Arsenal officials hosted a special ceremony here April 4.
The event, which recognized more than 70 area Soldiers, was part of an
Army-wide recognition this year of the importance of noncommissioned
officers in today's military.
| Picatinny Marines return home
Under the cloudy night sky and the threat of rain, 145 Marines from
Company G, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, returned home to
Picatinny April 10.
| Picatinny employees finalists for 31st Annual Secretary of the Army
Energy and Water Management Award
Two Picatinny Department of Public Works employees are finalists for
31st Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and Waste Management Awards.
| Picatinny's acting JM&L LCMC commanding general honors Randolph student
for earning his karate black belt
The acting commanding general for the Joint Munitions and Lethality
Life Cycle Management Command recognized a local student for attaining
his black belt during a karate class at Forge Fitness here March 11.
| Picatinny hosting Armed Forces Day celebration May 9
Picatinny Arsenal will observe Armed Forces Day by hosting a special
celebration that is once again open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, May 9.
| Department of Defense program benefits 26 New Jersey school districts
Two New Jersey Army installations and 26 local school districts have
teamed up to help foster scientific and mathematic interests in
| Commanding general says good-bye to Picatinny
Picatinny Commanding General Brig. Gen. William N. Phillips bade
farewell to the installation in a change-of-charter ceremony here Jan.
| Commanding general leaving Picatinny
Picatinny commander Brig. Gen. William N. Phillips is being
reassigned to support Operation Iraqi Freedom, Army Chief of Staff Gen.
George W. Casey Jr. announced Jan. 8.
| Picatinny employees honored for improvement in hand grenade safety
Picatinny employees Jason DeVenezia and Yusif H. Yafai were
commended here in December for their work on a device that will make
hand grenades safer for Soldiers to use.
| Picatinny lab dazzles participants with non-lethal studies
How could Soldiers determine if suspicious vehicles contain innocent
civilians or dangerous insurgents? Are there ways to suppress an
insurgent from opening fire on Soldiers without injuring innocent
civilians in the immediate area? What are the most effective methods to
| Picatinny Mortar Fire Control System team wins top DOD award
A Picatinny weapons-development team was recently awarded the
prestigious "Top Five Department of Defense Program Award" for its work
on the 120 mm Dismounted Mortar Fire Control System during the National
Defense Industrial Association's Systems Engineering Conference in San
Diego Oct. 23.
| Picatinny employees receive Army R&D Achievement Awards
Dr. Thomas H. Killion, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for
Research and Technology, announced Oct. 27 that 33 Armament Research,
Development and Engineering Center employees are winners of the 2008
Army Research and Development Achievement Awards.
| Picatinny Soldiers support local Veterans Day activities
Picatinny Soldiers joined local organizations in honoring veterans
during various Veterans Day activities the week of Nov. 4.
| Picatinny official, Multi-National Force - Iraq leader participate in
local Veteran's Day observance
A senior Picatinny official and the top commander in Iraq joined
politicians and local students in honoring veterans during a Veterans
Day Observance at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Rockaway Oct. 30.
| Picatinny receives a visit from outer space
Picatinny employees welcomed a local American icon to the
installation for what some might refer to as story time Oct. 30.
| M119 to receive digital fire control system
Members from the 10th Mountain Division, 4th Battalion, 25th Field
Artillery Regiment visited Picatinny to participate in a user assessment
of the upcoming digitized M119A2 light-weight howitzer Sept. 18 and 19.
| Community members pledge support to New Jersey military families
Morris County community leaders joined military representatives from
Picatinny and the New Jersey National Guard to pledge their support to
uniformed personnel and their families by signing the Army Community
Covenant at Morris Knolls High School in Rockaway Oct. 10.
| Picatinny's ARDEC named Army's top large lab for 2008
The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center
here was recognized as the No. 1 large-development laboratory in the
Army for 2008 during the Army Acquisition Corps annual awards ceremony
in Arlington, Va., Oct. 5.
| After 4 decades of service, Serao says good-bye to civil service
The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center's
Enterprise and Systems Integration Center parted ways with its executive
director in a retirement ceremony here Oct. 2.
| 2008 Soldier Show coming to Picatinny area Oct. 10
The 2008 U.S. Army Soldier Show performers are scheduled to make an
appearance at Morris Knolls High School Auditorium 6:15 p.m. Oct. 10.
| Picatinny CG joins other employees in LSS certification
The Armament Research Development and Engineering Lean Six Sigma
Competency Office staff, which provides Lean Six Sigma support to the
Program Executive Office for Ammunition, ARDEC and Picatinny Garrison,
recently recognized the Picatinny commanding general as one of its
newest certified LSS black belts during a ceremony Sept. 8.
| Picatinny command sergeant major retires after 3 decades of service
Picatinny Garrison's command sergeant major retired from active
service and relinquished his responsibility during a ceremony here Sept.
| Picatinny emphasizes support to New Jersey National Guard brass
Picatinny officials welcomed the director of the Joint Staff for the
New Jersey National Guard, along with several other high-ranking
officials, here Sept. 5.
| Picatinny's GPS-guided Excalibur artillery round deemed 'amazingly
accurate' by troops
From taking out top al-Qaida operatives to safely firing within 50
meters of dismounted infantrymen, the Picatinny Excalibur projectile is
already paying dividends a year after its initial fielding to Soldiers.
| Picatinny veteran returns to assume management of demilitarization
A Picatinny veteran returned to the installation one day prior to
the assumption of management ceremony as the Product Manager for
Demilitarization held here Sept. 4.
| Picatinny engineer awarded two patents for new grenade ammunition
The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued an Armament
Research, Development and Engineering Center employee here two patent
approvals for new designs to be incorporated into the ammunition belt
for the MK 19 grenade machine gun.
| Installation supports war on terrorism: Picatinny technology combats
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Over the past several years, the
proliferation of low-cost heat-seeking missiles has become a threat to
United States military operations. As these weapons become more
accessible to terrorist groups and third-world nations they become the
weapon of choice for attacking Army helicopters.
| Picatinny to install fragment containment system
Picatinny will install a containment system to prevent a repeat of
an April 11 incident in which an errant projectile fragment left the
installation during a test and struck a nearby residence arsenal,
officials here have announced.
| Picatinny helps support warfighters on the home front
Providing support for families of deployed service members is not an
easy task, yet the Picatinny community continues to excel in bringing
families together in their time of need.
| Army fields first Brigade Nonlethal Capability Set
Army brigades now have a new set of nonlethal products in their
| Picatinnyans share camaraderie of safe cycling
Picatinny Garrison Commander Lt. Col. John P. Stack gathered with a
group of motorcycle enthusiasts to spread the word of motorcycle safety
during these 101 days of summer here Wednesday.
| Culture adds flavor to Picatinny
Picatinny Arsenal community members observed Multicultural and
Employee Day by hosting a special celebration for Picatinny employees
and their family members here July 10.
| Paintball course brings variety to outdoor recreation
A small crowd of Picatinny supporters watched intently as paintballs
soared through the woods of Lake Demark as the installation's first
outdoor paintball course opened its doors here June 19.
| Picatinny Arsenal unveils new housing development
Under clear, sunny skies, Picatinny Arsenal and its military housing
partner Balfour Beatty Communities unveiled a new housing development
for service members and their families here June 12.
| Picatinny participates in Liberty Science Center's salute to uniformed
Picatinny Arsenal joined area law enforcement agencies and emergency
service representatives to participate in a Uniformed Heroes Day at the
Liberty Science Center in Jersey City June 14.
| Four Picatinny teams receive 2007 Army Greatest Inventions Awards
The Army honored four Picatinny weapons-development teams by
presenting each a highly coveted Top 10 Army Greatest Inventions of the
Year Award for 2007 in Arlington, Va. June 12.
| Soldiers select four Picatinny inventions as best of 2007
The Army will honor four weapons-development teams based here by
presenting each a highly coveted top 10 Army Greatest Inventions of the
Year Award for 2007 on June 12.
| Morris County Marine Corps Reserve unit deploys to support war on terror
Reserve Marines from Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine
Regiment, headquartered here departed Picatinny May 27 to join other
Marine Reservists from mobilization stations nationwide at Marine Corps
Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
| Picatinny dedicates memorial to fallen New Jersey service members
Picatinny unveiled a tree memorial honoring all New Jersey-connected
service members who have lost their lives during the Global War on
Terrorism during a ceremony here May 17.
| Picatinny hosts Armed Forces Day observance
Picatinny Arsenal hosted a 2008 Armed Forces Day observance for
employees and invited guests here May 13.
| Picatinny to dedicate memorial to fallen New Jersey service members
Picatinny will unveil a tree memorial honoring all New
Jersey-connected service members who have lost their lives during the
Global War on Terrorism during a ceremony here 9 a.m. May 17.
| Picatinny hosts Homeland Defense Testbed EOC ribbon-cutting ceremony
Picatinny officials will host a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event for
the grand opening of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering
Center's Homeland Defense Testbed Emergency Operations Center here 10
a.m. May 2.
| Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center Presented Baldrige
Award for Innovation and Performance Excellence
The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center
was presented the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award April 23. The
award is the nation's highest honor for organizational innovation and
| Secretary of Army visits Picatinny
The Army's senior civilian leader visited Picatinny March 28 to tour
the installation known as the "Home of America's Firepower" and receive
updates on technology being developed here for the military.
| Picatinny EOD detonates first-found live round
A team of Picatinny explosive ordnance disposal unit Soldiers
detonated a 5-inch common Navy projectile in place here Feb. 25.
| Army one step closer to fielding first 120 mm precision launched
Picatinny has achieved another milestone in the development of the
Army's first 120 mm precision launched projectile.
| Picatinny team fields new M72A7 LAW to support ongoing operations
Soldiers now have an improved anti-armor weapon system that lightens
their equipment load and keeps them safer on the battlefield, thanks to
an Office of the Project Manager for Close Combat Systems team here.
| ARDEC signs partnering agreements with Alaska, New Jersey school
Officials here signed six educational partnership pacts Monday during a
brief ceremony in which school administrators from several New Jersey
school districts and Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen took part.
| Five Picatinny employees honored by Picatinny NDIA chapter
Five Picatinny employees were among twelve individuals honored recently
by the Picatinny chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association
during the group's 27th Firepower Awards ceremony.
| ARDEC Selected As 2007 Baldrige Award Winner
The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center here today
became the first Department of Defense organization in history selected
to receive the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
| M110 SASS set to help Army snipers complete mission
U.S. Army snipers have played a vital role in the wars in Iraq and
Afghanistan and the new M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) will
make these specially trained Soldiers even more effective in battle. The
M110, which was approved for full material release in August, may prove
to be the most effective anti-personnel weapon in history. Fielding
begins this month with the 4th Brigade of the 10th Mountain Division
based at Fort Polk, La.
| ARDEC receives first DOD Baldrige visit
Employees here are hopeful that a recent visit from a team of
performance management experts will earn the Department of Defense its
very first Malcolm Baldrige national quality award.
| Picatinny hosts homecoming ceremony for new Navy employees
Officials here hosted a small homecoming ceremony here Oct. 22 for a
former Picatinny resident who had not returned home for nearly 50 years.
| ARDEC S&Es awarded top Army research and development prize
Eighteen Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center
scientists and engineers recently were presented the 2007 Army research
and development achievement award during brief ceremonies held here and
at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. and Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y.
| Community turns out for wounded Picatinny Soldier's retirement
Before an audience of family, friends, service members, local officials,
representatives of veterans' groups and Picatinny and other community
members one Soldier said his farewell to active duty here Aug. 27.
| M777A2 Lightweight 155mm Howitzer receives full material release
The commanding general of the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments
Command Life Cycle Management Command has approved "full material
release" status for the Picatinny-developed M777A2 version of the
Lightweight 155mm Howitzer.
| Battle of the Bulge veterans tour Picatinny facility
speak louder than words. According to Jerry Rubin, honorary Veterans of
the Battle of the Bulge member and Picatinny liaison, these days VBOB
member are usually very anxious to leave events because they are not
nearly as young as they were during their World War II service.
| Community dedicates ‘Smith Building' to honor fallen Picatinny Soldier
The Picatinny community paid special tribute to a fallen former
long-time Picatinny Soldier when it dedicated a building and plaque to
his memory during a ceremony here Tuesday.
| Picatinny development teams recognized as 2006 Army Greatest Inventors
The commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, Army vice chief of
staff and other senior Army science and technology leaders recognized
two Picatinny development teams during the Army's "Top Ten Greatest
Inventions of 2006" awards ceremony at the Hyatt Crystal City in
Arlington, Va. June 12.
| Picatinny Garrison welcomes new commander
members turned out to say good-bye to one leader while they welcomed
another when Picatinny Garrison leadership changed hands during a
change-of-command ceremony here June 6.
| Picatinny's JM&L LCMC, PEO Ammo change hands
The Joint Munitions
and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and the Program Executive
Office for Ammunition welcomed a new leader during a ceremony held here
| Picatinny celebrates AFD 2007
Weather that threatened to rain at
any moment could not stop Picatinny from honoring the nation's service
members during an Armed Forces Day open house that drew an estimated
5,000 guests from surrounding communities here May 19.
| Sugar-based smoke in colored smoke grenades protects Soldiers,
Picatinny scientists and technicians are working on a
project that protects Soldiers as well as the environment.
| JM&L LCMC welcomes new command sergeant major
The Joint Munitions
and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command welcomed its first command
sergeant major during a ceremony here March 30.
| Picatinny to host May 19th Armed Forces Day Celebration
Arsenal will observe Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 19, by hosting a
special celebration that is once again open to the public.
| NCMA names Picatinny employee as prestigious fellow award winner
A Picatinny employee recently received the National Contracting
Management Association Fellow Award.
| Picatinny to say good-bye to commanding general
learned yesterday that current Picatinny commanding general, Maj. Gen.
Paul S. Izzo, soon will leave the area for a new assignment.
| JM&L LCMC CG recognizes business owner's support to wounded warriors
A local business owner was recently recognized by the Joint Munition and
Lethality Life Cycle Management Command commander for his generosity and
kindness in support of wounded military members.
| Product Manager for Intelligent Munitions System receives charter
The Project Manager for Close Combat Systems, part of the Joint Munition
and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, chartered its first Product
Management Office, the Product Manager for Intelligent Munitions System
in an assumption-of-charter ceremony here Dec. 8.
| Picatinny commanding general recognized with community-service award
Picatinny's commanding general was awarded the prestigious William P.
Huber Award for outstanding volunteer leadership during the Morris
County Chamber of Commerce's annual luncheon Tuesday.
| Picatinny breaking ground on new $11M pyrotechnic research facility
Picatinny officials will break ground on a new modern pyrotechnics
research facility during a brief ceremony here 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11.
| Army stands up newest life cycle management command
formally unveiled its newest command, the Joint Munitions and Lethality
Life Cycle Management Command, here Nov. 30 during a brief noontime
| Current, former Picatinny employees recognized by NDIA
current and three former Picatinny employees including Maj. Gen. Paul S.
Izzo were honored Nov. 16 by the Picatinny Chapter of the National
Defense Industrial Association during the group's 26th annual Firepower
| NCMA recognizes Picatinny employee for accomplishments
National Contract Management Association recently selected Picatinny
employee Lori Deara to receive the 2006 James E. Cravens Award for
Outstanding Membership Accomplishments.
| PM CCS Countermeasure Flares Team receives David Packard acquisition
The Countermeasure Flares Team from the office of the
Project Manager for Close Combat Systems here received the David Packard
Excellence in Acquisition Award in recognition of their outstanding work
in the field of Acquisition Logistics Nov. 8
| Picatinny officer selected as PM of the year
The Army recently selected a Picatinny Arsenal Soldier as its 2006
project manager of the year.
Picatinny receives 2006 Army energy and water management award Picatinny received the 2006 Secretary of the Army Energy and Water
Management Award for Energy Efficiency and Energy Management at the
installation level during the World Engineering Energy Conference in
Washington D.C., Sept. 13.
Picatinny designated as historic aerospace site
An aerospace institute honored Picatinny Arsenal for its designation as
a historic aerospace site during a ceremony here Oct. 19.
| Picatinny observes 9-11 anniversary
Approximately 300 military and civilian Picatinny
personnel gathered in front of the post headquarters
building here Sept. 11 and remembered the victims of the
9-11 terrorist attacks five years ago.
| Local motorcycle club gives wounded Marine a helping hand
Community support was apparent when the Tri-County
Motorcycle Club presented a donation to a local wounded
Marine during a ceremony at the Marine facility in Picatinny
| Picatinny workforce celebrates Multicultural-Employee Day
Picatinny employees celebrated their rich cultural diversity
during Multicultural-Employee Day here July 13.
| Picatinny commanding general receives second star
Maj. Gen. Paul S. Izzo became the Army's newest two-star
general earlier today when he was promoted to the rank of
major general by Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Yakovac Jr.
Computer Week recognizes Picatinny employee
Federal Computer Week magazine recently honored Picatinny employee
Joseph Cannataro at its Federal 100 Awards gala in Tysons
commanding general to receive second star
Brig. Gen. Paul S. Izzo, Picatinny commanding general, will
receive his second star during a 1 p.m. ceremony here on July
| Four Picatinny Inventions Recognized By Army
A new gunfire detection device, door breaching grenade,
lightweight machine gun mount and multi-option artillery
projectile fuze are among ten devices invented here that were
honored June 21 during an Arlington, Va. ceremony that
recognized the Army's top ten greatest inventions for 2005.
| Picatinny personnel support area 2006 Memorial Day activities
Picatinny was well-represented at area Memorial Day
observances May 29.
| Picatinny recognized among Army's top ten inventors of the year
Four Picatinny weapons-development teams have been
acknowledged for their superb work by being recognized with
spots in the 2005 Army Greatest Inventions of the Year Award,
the commander of Army Materiel Command recently announced.
| Picatinny celebrates Armed Forces Day 2006
| Picatinny community recognizes nature's importance
Picatinny community members turned out to celebrate nature during
the Earth Day 2006 celebration here April 20.
| An Armed Forces Day message from the
Picatinny Commanding General
| Picatinny Fire Department serves community
inside, outside gates
When accidents happen and someone gets hurt, what do people
do? They call 911.
| The Army has approved its new long-range .50 caliber
The Army has approved its new long-range .50 caliber
sniper rifle, the M107, for full materiel release to
Soldiers in the field.
| Present, former Picatinny employees recognized
Four present and six former Picatinny employees were
honored Nov. 18 by the Picatinny Chapter of the National
Defense Industrial Association during the group's 24th
annual Firepower Awards luncheon.
| Three Picatinny employees recognized by Federal
The Federal Executive Board of Metropolitan Northern New
Jersey honored three Picatinny employees at the
organization's annual awards breakfast in Newark on Oct.
| Top defense base official visits Picatinny
One of the Defense Department's top officials paid a
short visit to Picatinny on Jul. 26.
| Fast-Track Armaments for Iraq and Afghanistan
At the U.S. Army's Armament Research, Development and
Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny, N.J., engineers
and scientists are providing America's warfighters with
solutions to today's battlefield challenges ...
|New Picatinny lab to develop better propellants
Army officials here broke ground for a new $17.7M multi-functional laboratory for researching new propellants earlier today.
Picatinny's Paul E. Chiodo honored by NASA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has honored Paul E. Chiodo, Director Quality Engineering and System Assurance here, with its group achievement award.
Picatinny Armed Forces Day Celebration 2005
Thousands visit Picatinny for Armed Forces Day.
Picatinny Armed Forces Day Celebration 2005
Picatinny Arsenal will observe Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 21, by hosting a special celebration that is open to the public.
The Army has provided a powerful cutting-edge, vehicle-mounted weapons system to Soldiers fighting in Operation Iraqi Freedom
The Army has provided a powerful cutting-edge, vehicle-mounted weapons system to Soldiers fighting in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
ARDEC hires 500th new Intern
The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center has hired more than 500 new scientists and engineers since starting an initiative to replenish its workforce five years ago, according to Sandra Gibson, director of Picatinny’s civilian personnel advisory center.
Jefferson Township sign educational partnership agreement
Educating young minds and motivating youngsters to think about becoming scientists and engineers is the goal of this new partnership between Picatinny and Jefferson Township School District.
Picatinny employees pledge $175K to worthy causes during annual fund drive
Workers here have pledged $175,000 to local and national non-profit organizations, the base’s combined federal campaign. C developed items.
14th Annual Type Classification, Materiel Release Ceremony Held
At a ceremony held to conclude successes made in 2003, ARDEC, in conjunction with the Picatinny Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association, honored those
teams/organizations/individuals that have made significant contributions that led to Type Classifications and also those that led to the Full Materiel Release of ARDEC developed items.
|Military, Industry, Academia Form National Small Arms Center
Picatinny and 30 small arms representatives from the military, industry and academia have formed a national
small arms consortium focused on curbing the shrinking of the U.S. small arms technology base.
|Dragon Fire Development
Dragon Fire, a highly automated 120mm rifled mortar system capable of remote operation by mortar crews, is under
development for the Marine Corps by the Program Executive Office for Ammunition and Armament Research, Development
and Engineering Center at Picatinny.
|Welcoming Home the Marines of Company G
Picatinny opened its arms and heart to welcome home the Marines Reservists from Company G, 2nd Battalion, 25th Regiment.
|ARDEC Provides Glimpse of Possible Future Warfare
The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center here and Army Special Operations Command jointly hosted a
demonstration of modular payload systems on robotic platforms from July 14-17 at Avon Park Bombing Range, Fla.
Five Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center employees recently were recognized by the Army for
assisting three 2003 Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Quality Award winners.