Faces of the Force: Mr. David A. Randall

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — David Randall has spent more than three decades with the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) in the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC). But his work is so much more than being a researcher in a lab coat running tests.

“I think what surprises most people about my job is how much … Read More


When GPS goes out, the chip-scale atomic clock may be coming to the rescue

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Accurate time is crucial to our military. It enables all the warfighting functions of an expeditionary force: radio communications, network synchronization, information gathering, weapon systems, manned and unmanned systems, maneuvers, fires, electronic warfare and all types of sensors.

In addition to relying on the positioning capabilities of the … Read More

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