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Structures and Systems Research

High-temperature mechanical tests on Oxide-Oxide CMC with high-temp extensometers visible.

Increasing Safety, Durability, and Reliability by Developing and Applying New Technology

UDRI scientists and engineers solve complex problems to help customers accomplish their missions or achieve their objectives. Through using sound and accepted practices, and by developing innovative, often groundbreaking techniques, we find solutions to the most difficult structural and system-related challenges.

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Air Vehicle Optimization

UDRI provides design, testing, analysis, modeling and simulation, systems engineering, and operations research support.

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Impact Physics

UDRI tests and evaluates impact-resistant systems using the most diverse indoor impact research facility in the world.

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Machining & Fabrication

UDRI fabricates jigs, fixtures, apparatus, complex shapes and mechanical assemblies with precision.

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Structural Engineering

UDRI solves complex engineering problems in structures-related research and development via analysis and testing, computational and experimental techniques, and development of new materials and methods.

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Structure & Component Characterization

UDRI SCC researchers specialize in design and structural testing, vehicle component performance, and measurement and system engineering.

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Structures & Materials Evaluation

UDRI evaluates various structures and materials in order to determine their mechanical behavior as a function of strain rate, fatigue cycles, temperature, and other factors.

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System & Sustainment Engineering

UDRI solves engineering problems and field depot maintenance issues for structures, electrical and mechanical systems including transparencies, and ground support and test equipment.

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