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DARPA Seeks Mathematical Tools to Measure Uncertainty in Design Models; Fariba Fahroo Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to apply mathematical methods to quantify and predict uncertainty in design models used to build military systems. DARPA wants to propagate and handle various sources of uncertainty in design models using mathematical tools under the Enabling Quantification of Uncertainty in Physical Systems program, the agency …

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Paul Szoldra: DARPA Progresses on UAV Video Surveillance Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has worked to develop surveillance technology to be mounted on an unmanned aerial vehicle and capture high-resolution video from 17,500 feet above ground, Business Insider reported Tuesday. Paul Szoldra of military-focused entertainment firm We Are The Mighty writes that the Autonomous Real-Team Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance – Infrared system works to …

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DARPA Wants UAV for Indoor Navigation; Mark Micire Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to develop fresh algorithms for navigating unmanned aerial vehicles inside buildings and through tight spaces. DARPA said Monday that it issued a broad agency announcement solicitation to build and demonstrate autonomous small UAVs that can fly up to 45 miles per hour within complex …

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DARPA Seeks Research Proposals on Next-Generation Neuromodulators

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, through its Electrical Prescriptions (ElectRx) program, has issued a request for research proposals from companies on new ways to monitor service members and veterans with chronic inflammatory and neurologic concerns. Devices called neuromodulators can regulate and continuously monitor peripheral nerve activity, which the agency said …

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Daniel Patt: DARPA Seeks Input on ‘Aircraft Carriers in the Sky’ Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking input from industry regarding the development of a solution that would “blend” the capabilities of large manned aircraft and small unmanned aircraft systems. DARPA said Sunday it plans to use large manned planes to launch, recover and transport several small UAS and facilitate greater range, speed and endurance for these …

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DARPA Tests Brain-Modeled Chip for Intell Mission; Narayan Srinivasa Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has demonstrated a brain-patterned chip aboard an unmanned aerial vehicle in an effort to develop a new intelligence gathering system, MIT Technology Review reported Tuesday. Tom Simonite writes DARPA tapped into a team of HRL Laboratories, IBM and other researchers to experiment on a neuromorphic hardware that mimics …

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