United States Army (TARDEC)



The United States Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), located in Warren, Michigan, is the US Armed Forces’ research and development facility for advanced technology in ground systems. It is part of the Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), a major subordinate command of the United States Army Materiel Command. TARDEC shares its facilities with the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC). Current technology focus areas include Ground Vehicle Power and Mobility (GVPM), Ground System Survivability and Force Protection Technology, among others.