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DARPA Demos Mobile Network Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has ended phase one of  field-testing of its Content-Based Mobile Edge Networking program, kicking off the next stage of the project aimed to mature the technology. CBMEN was created for battlefield applications and works to make squad members’ mobile devices function as portable servers …

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DARPA Seeks Unmanned Delivery Ship for UAVs, UUVs

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to develop an unmanned vehicle system to deploy unmanned aerial and underwater vehicles during military operations, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. John Keller writes DARPA is scheduled to meet with industry on Aug. 5 at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics …

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Cybersecurity Budgets, Spending Feature on ExecutiveGov

Many government agencies have prepared their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2014 even as they must deal with the cuts under sequestration and the need to optimize their resources to meet their missions. ExecutiveGov, Executive Mosaic‘s website for the latest news on the public sector and its thought leaders, honed …

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Delays Some Cyber Contracts Under Sequestration

Sequestration cuts have delayed the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency‘s efforts to build cybersecurity capabilities with private firms and academic institutions, the agency’s director said Wednesday. Arati Prabhakar said the agency has cut and delayed dozens of contracts and awards for its cybersecurity programs, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. …

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DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar Outlines Agency’s Cyber Future

The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency is currently developing new cyber weapons meant to give U.S. forces a tactical edge over adversaries. According to a DoD Buzz article, DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar outlined the agency’s cyber future as serious threats have begun to emerge and budget cuts have become a …

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Report: Frank Kendall Memo Seeks Industry Help in Shaping Post-F35 Era

Defense Acquisition Undersecretary Frank Kendall sent a memo to industry seeking ideas on how to prepare for the next era of military aviation after the retirement of both the F-35 and F-22 fighters, Bloomberg reports. According to Tony Capaccio’s report, Kendall said the concept definition initiative, a Defense Advanced Research …

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Report: DARPA Starting Offensive Cyber Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a program drawing from computer game companies, universities and private sector entities to develop the agency’s cyber capabilities. According to the Washington Post, DARPA is launching a five-year, $110 million research project named Plan X in order to experiment ways the military can …

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DARPA Staying In Arlington, Opens New Ballston HQ

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has opened the doors of its new headquarters in the Ballston area of Arlington, Va., Fairfax News reports. DARPA moved from Virginia Square to Ballston, where it will house more than 1,200 employees and contractors, the newspaper reported. The agency received a number of …

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