Applied Research Lab
As a University Center of Excellence in naval science, systems engineering and technologies, with preeminence in undersea missions and related areas, the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) provides solutions to problems in national security, economic competitiveness, and quality of life.
In fulfillment of this mission the ARL:
- Performs basic and applied research, exploratory development, advanced development in systems engineering, and manufacturing technology in support of the Navy technology base
- Champions the transfer of advanced technologies and manufacturing processes, in partnership with industry and Navy research development centers, to acquisition programs and fleet operations, as well as to other government agencies and the private sector
- Contributes to the educational objectives, research goals, and public service outreach of Penn State