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DARPA Program Seeks to Address Variability in Additive Manufacturing Processes; Mick Maher Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a program to study differences in manufacturing methods to help accelerate the development of three-dimensional printing technologies and other additively manufactured systems. “The Open Manufacturing program is fundamentally about capturing and understanding the physics and process parameters of additive and other novel production …

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DARPA Picks 11 Disease Forecasting Challenge Winners; Matt Hepburn Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced the 11 winners of its six-month, $500,000 CHIKV Challenge competition, which sought new methods to predict the spread of the chikungunya virus in the West. “The teams… identified gaps in current forecasting capabilities and created a set of tools that can immediately help improve forecasting and guide …

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DARPA Plans ‘Tern Tech’ Demo for UAS Launch, Retrieval Functions

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is conducting two technology demonstration efforts for unmanned aircraft system capabilities developed under the Tern program. DARPA said Thursday its SideArm and Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems portions of the Tern program seek to build on its research as part of phase one. “Through SideArm, TALONS and other projects, DARPA aims to …

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DoD Officials, Senators Talk Science Investments in FY 2016 Budget Hearing

Officials from the Defense Department testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense panel on the department’s fiscal 2016 budget request and focused on the $12.2 billion allotted for science and technology initiatives, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall told the subcommittee that DoD has sought to maintain a steady investment …

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DARPA Eyes Near-Zero-Power Tech to Extend Sensor Operational Life

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals on near-zero-power sensor technologies as part of the Near Zero Power RF and Sensor Operations program to address current power limitations of remote wireless military sensors. DARPA said Monday the N-ZERO program aims to develop sensing functions that enable passive monitoring and eventual activation …

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