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The Applied Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University (ARL) has demonstrated innovation and practicality in technology-based research for over 68 years. ARL is a University Affiliated Research Center supporting DoD with advanced and mature technology, applied in innovative ways. ARL began as a center of excellence in undersea technology and now facilitates research in many DoD domains including air, ground, space and surface systems. The Institute for Manufacturing and Sustainment Technologies (iMAST) is a Center of Excellence within the Navy Manufacturing Technology program. Th e iMAST is chartered to support the Navy and Marine Corps through acquisition cost reduction projects focused on major Navy platforms and the Repair Technology program, dedicated to reducing life cycle cost in collaboration with the shipyards and depots. ARL's strength is its breadth of engineering expertise within its dedicated workforce and its reach back to world-class research capabilities.