Tag: DARPA

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”

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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”

Evolving Computers from Tools to Partners in Cyber-Physical System Design

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) systems and platforms are composed of numerous integrated cyber-physical subsystems, which create an enormous amount of complexity and makes their engineering a daunting task. Continue reading “Evolving Computers from Tools to Partners in Cyber-Physical System Design”

With Squad X, Dismounted Units Partner with AI to Dominate Battlespace: DARPA

The U.S’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Squad X Experimentation program aims to demonstrate a warfighting force with artificial intelligence as a true partner. Continue reading “With Squad X, Dismounted Units Partner with AI to Dominate Battlespace: DARPA”

DARPA Seeks Tunable Gamma Ray Tech for National Security Applications

X-rays and gamma rays have a wide range of applications including scanning suspicious maritime shipping containers for illicit materials, industrial inspection of materials and processes, and medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Continue reading “DARPA Seeks Tunable Gamma Ray Tech for National Security Applications”

A Dose of Inner Strength to Survive and Recover from Potentially Lethal Health Threats

Breakthroughs in the science of programmable gene expression inspired U.S’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to establish the PReemptive Expression of Protective Alleles and Response Elements (PREPARE) program with the goal of delivering powerful new defenses against public health and national security threats.

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Raytheon, Northrop Grumman To Develop Air-breathing Hypersonic Weapons

Raytheon and Northrop Grumman have signed a teaming agreement to develop, produce and integrate Northrop Grumman’s scramjet combustors to power Raytheon’s air-breathing hypersonic weapons.

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DARPA to Develop Mind-Controlled Drones

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded funding to six organizations to support the Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3) program, first announced in March 2018.

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