Tag: DARPA

SNC Leverages VORTEX Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program. Continue reading “SNC Leverages VORTEX Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program”

BAE Systems to Develop Advanced Analytics to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat Activity

BAE Systems has received funding from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office to develop advanced analytics technology that will assist in the detection and deterrence of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) activity, helping to ensure national security. Continue reading “BAE Systems to Develop Advanced Analytics to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat Activity”

DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Build Powerful Next-Generation Advanced Electronics

BAE Systems was awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop the next generation of mixed-signal electronics that could enable new Department of Defense (DoD) applications including high capacity, robust communications, radars, and precision sensors, and lead to solutions that enhance situational awareness and survivability for the warfighter. Continue reading “DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Build Powerful Next-Generation Advanced Electronics”

Raytheon Building Machine Learning System That Knows What it Knows

Raytheon is developing a machine learning technology under a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the Competency Aware Machine Learning program. Continue reading “Raytheon Building Machine Learning System That Knows What it Knows”

DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Create Autonomy Software for Multi-Domain Mission Planning

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop software that will enable semi-autonomous multi-domain mission planning. Continue reading “DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Create Autonomy Software for Multi-Domain Mission Planning”

Raytheon Developing Microscopic Bomb Detector

Raytheon is using synthetic biology science to create a new method for detecting buried explosives, using bacteria as sensors. Continue reading “Raytheon Developing Microscopic Bomb Detector”

Northrop Grumman Utilizes Dozens of Unmanned Vehicles to Deliver Unique Performance in DARPA Swarm Test

Northrop Grumman Corporation demonstrated progress toward successful heterogeneous unmanned vehicle (UxV) swarming with the test of Rapid Integration Swarm Ecosystem (RISE) at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) second field experiment. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman Utilizes Dozens of Unmanned Vehicles to Deliver Unique Performance in DARPA Swarm Test”

DARPA Picks Teams for Virtual Air Combat Competition

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has selected eight teams to compete in the AlphaDogfight Trials, a virtual competition designed to demonstrate advanced artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that can perform simulated within-visual-range air combat maneuvering, colloquially known as a dogfight. Continue reading “DARPA Picks Teams for Virtual Air Combat Competition”

DARPA Seeks Novel Urban Swarm Capabilities, Enhancements to Physical Testbeds

Cities present multiple challenges for ground units as they attempt to navigate and search tall buildings amid tight spaces with limited sight lines. Continue reading “DARPA Seeks Novel Urban Swarm Capabilities, Enhancements to Physical Testbeds”

US Air Force to Work With Blockchain Startup to Secure Defense Data

SIMBA Chain has been chosen to help the U.S. Air Force with Additive Manufacturing efforts on the battlefield and at home. Continue reading “US Air Force to Work With Blockchain Startup to Secure Defense Data”