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Aviation & Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC)

Service or Branch: Army

Location: Redstone Arsenal, AL

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STEM Fields: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer and Computational Sciences, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

The U. S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), a subordinate laboratory to the Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), is the Army’s focal point for providing research, development, and engineering technology and services for aviation and missile platforms across the lifecycle. AMRDEC has a long history of providing unparalleled service to its aviation and missile customers, while always striving to provide the greatest service to its ultimate customer, the warfighter, by providing technology and weapon system solutions to ensure his/her victory on the battlefield.

AMRDEC is a world-class facility with approximately 2,500 employees, including more than 1,900 scientists and engineers who provide technical services and conduct scientific research and development in disciplines that support AMRDEC customer platforms and weapons systems. AMRDEC conducts operations in approximately 1.7 million square feet of facilities with a total investment exceeding $975 million per year. As a result of the vast resources that AMRDEC can bring to bear to support its customers, AMRDEC's annual revenue exceeds $1.5 billion.