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DARPA Launches Competition on Machine-Learning Platforms for EM Spectrum Collaboration

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a three-year competition that seeks to develop machine-learning platforms designed to allow civilian and military wireless devices to gain access to the electromagnetic spectrum. DARPA launched the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge at the two-day International Wireless Communications Expo that kicked off Wednesday in Las Vegas, …

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DARPA’s Arati Prabhakar: US Can Maintain Military Edge Through Continuous R&D Investments

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar has said the U.S. should continuously invest in science and technology in order to maintain its military advantage as foreign powers strengthen their research and development efforts, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Prabhakar made her remarks at a hearing of the House Armed …

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DARPA Test-Flies Autonomous Quadcopter Platform

A team of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency researchers has flown a new multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle to gather data about its capabilities as part of the agency’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy program. DARPA said Friday it is exploring algorithms under the program in an effort to reduce the amount of UAV processing power, communications and …

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DARPA Develops Neural-Recording Device; Doug Weber Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has developed a new neural-recording device built to repurpose stent technology to gather neural data in a less invasive manner. DARPA’s stentrode is designed for delivery via catheter angiography to pass through a blood vessel in the neck and guided with real-time imagery to reach a certain …

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Boeing’s Allen Adler, Corning’s Waguih Ishak Join NIST’s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has appointed Boeing‘s Allen Adler and Corning‘s Waguih Ishak to serve three-year terms as new members of its Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. Adler, vice president of enterprise technology strategy for Boeing, is responsible for the company’s strategic planning for technology, research and collaboration, …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day for Photon Detection Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a Proposers Day on Jan. 25 to provide information on a new program that seeks to facilitate new imaging concepts and technology through the detection of photons. DARPA said Wednesday the Fundamental Limits of Photon Detection or “Detect” program aims to use quantum models for proof-of-concept experiments. …

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DARPA Program Seeks Complex Adaptive System Design Frameworks

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has kicked off a program to explore mathematical frameworks for the development of new technologies that military and civilian agencies can use when they respond to critical situations. DARPA said Friday it also wants new methods to assess and predict complex behavior and interaction of system components through …

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GAO Recommends DARPA Assess Military Tech Transition Strategies

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform regular assessments on the Defense Department‘s efforts to move innovations from experimental phase into acquisition and deployment stages. GAO made the recommendation after an analysis showed inconsistencies in how DARPA evaluates outcomes of technology transition programs at the department, …

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Dave Mihelcic: DISA Seeks to Develop Cyber Platforms With DARPA

The Defense Information Systems Agency has teamed up with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to advance the development and deployment of cyber defense tools to military personnel, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. “We’re looking at how to leverage cybersecurity from DARPA’s programs,” said Dave Mihelcic, chief technology officer at DISA, Amber …

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