Admiralty Research Establishment

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Admiralty Research Establishment
United Kingdom
Establishment overview
Formed1984 (1984)
Preceding agencies
DissolvedApril 1, 1991 (1991-04-01)
Superseding agency
Old Admiralty Research Establishment Portland – – 719311

The Admiralty Research Establishment (commonly known as ARE) was formed on 1 April 1984 from various Admiralty establishments. It became part of the Defence Research Agency on 1 April 1991.

Constituent parts on formation[edit]


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