In this report, we invite you for grasping through a short overview of 51 running or completed research projects from different entities of the Belgian Armed Forces in 2019.
The first ones are presented to you organized by research area. The DAP (Data acquisition and Processing) projects with numbers DAP and SIC, the HFM (Human Factors and Medecine) projects with numbers HFM and RCDM and the MSP (Mobility, Systems and Protection) projects with numbers MSP and MB. They are all funded with budget from the RHID. Many of them, if not the majority, are conducted in collaboration with or as a national contribution to NATO STO or EDA projects since international cooperation is much stimulated.
Next are projects conducted under the auspices and with operational budget of the Military Hospital Queen Astrid. Many of them are oriented towards operational medicine.
To conclude you will find a number of projects run by Patrimony of RMA. Some of them like the TRIVALENT project are funded as part of an EU project H2020, others like SOLOMON are the BEL input to a PADR (Preparatory Action on Defence Research) EU project. The LLP project undertaken by the department of physics is fundamental fusion research for clean energy in the future.
For more information on any of these projects, contact can be taken with the director or the researcher of these studies.

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The military scientific research report 2019

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The military scientific research report 2018

For the first time, this leaflet includes all the Defence projects finished in 2018, including the research projects done with external financial means, e.g. projects funded by the European Commission or sponsored by regional governmental institutes. It is our intention to provide you each year with such a review to keep you informed about the developments in our research projects.

The military scientific research report 2017

This second military scientific research report provides you with an overview of the projects completed in 2017. Some of them are a continuation of projects previously completed, others are new projects carried out sometimes in new scientific areas unexplored before. This brochure presents the results of the hard work from all the researchers and study directors of the different research institutes within the Belgian armed forces.

The military scientific research report 2016

This military scientific research report is intented for a broad audience, larger than Defence. Its aim is to provide an overview of research done inside the Belgian Armed Forces in the period 2015 – 2016 to address their specific needs, whether in the short term, mid term or long term. This brochure intends to give you a flavour in the wide-ranging research in defence technology, military medicine, military psychology and social geosciences.