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This Department of Defense interest computer system is subject to monitoring at all times. Unauthorized access is prohibited by Public Law 99-474 (The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986. ) Users are advised to read and agree to the following Privacy and Security Notice (PDF).
The Applied Research Laboratory of The Pennsylvania State University strongly supports academic freedom and a researcher’s right to publish; therefore, the University as an institution does not endorse the viewpoint of each publication on this web site or guarantee its technical correctness. Moreover, any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University, the Naval Sea Systems Command or the United States Government.
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Penn State Employment and Nondiscrimination Policy (HR01)
The University has affirmed a policy of nondiscrimination in all of its employment programs or activities.
The University is committed that all persons shall have equal access to employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy, contract, or state or federal authorities, and that the University does not discriminate against any person because of age as defined by law, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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Disclaimer of Endorsement
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