The Innovation Proving Ground (IPG) will provide a challenging outdoor test site for autonomous aerial, ground and subterranean vehicles. The systems involved are highly complex, involving networks and sensors and innovative operating systems.
The Research Integration Center (RIC) is a state-of-the-art innovation hub where researchers, students, industry, government and the military collaborate to create emerging technologies that will modernize the Army.
Hypersonics and directed energy research will be conducted in the one-of-a-kind Ballistic, Aero-optics, and Materials (BAM) Range. BAM will feature an above-ground tunnel that is one kilometer long and two meters in diameter, as well as integrated sensors.