Daniel Cler

ARDEC in Picatinny Arsenal, NJ

DANIEL CLER is a technical lead for the Army’s next generation of small-caliber weapons at ARDEC in Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. From 1990 to 2001, he worked for NASA Langley Research Center as a research and test engineer in the 16-ft transonic tunnel in aerodynamic propulsion integration for military and civilian aircraft. He began working for the U.S. Army in 2001 for Benet Labs-ARDEC performing computational fluid dynamics and experimental flow diagnostics of large-caliber muzzle brakes. In 2007, he transferred to the Small Caliber Weapons Division to develop muzzle devices and suppressors. He has several patents for various muzzle devices. Mr. Cler holds a B.S. in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Purdue University.