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DARPA Launches Program to Develop Highly Adaptive AI Platforms

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced a new effort to develop adaptive artificial intelligence platforms to address real world scenarios. The agency said Thursday that its Science of Artificial Intelligence and Learning for Open-world Novelty or SAIL-ON program will explore the algorithms and engineering concepts required to build such a platform.

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DARPA Launches Program Seeking High Performance Computing for Military Simulators

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency launched a new program to improve how virtual training environments replicate real-world interactions and host more complex systems. DARPA unveiled Monday that the Digital RF Battlespace Emulator program intends to build a new breed of High Performance Computing capable of supporting advanced radio frequency for simulators. 

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Report: Michael Griffin’s Office to Oversee Space Development Agency

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has issued a memo directing Michael Griffin, defense undersecretary for research and engineering, to submit by March 1 a plan to establish a new space development agency, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. Griffin’s office will oversee the new agency, which is expected to be set up no later than March 29, according to the Jan. 19 memo initially reported by Inside Defense.

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DARPA Launches Warfighter Performance Measurement Initiative; Eric Van Gieson Quoted

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency launched a program helping the Department of Defense sustain and reinforce U.S. military readiness through the study of warfighter biology. The Measuring Biological Aptitude program seeks to understand biological processes and factors that could affect the performance of specialized military roles, DARPA said Tuesday.

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DARPA Sets Proposers Day for New AI Tech Development Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a Proposers Day on Jan. 9 to discuss and develop a contract for a semi-automated system to help the defense community analyze complex events in multimedia platforms. The event at the Holiday Inn in Arlington, Va., will focus on the requirements of a broad agency announcement for DARPA’s Knowledge-directed Artificial Intelligence Reasoning Over Schemas program, according to a notice FedBizOpps posted Monday.

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DARPA to Help DoD Stand New Space Development Agency

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been tasked with providing recommendations to the Pentagon for establishing a proposed agency that would lead efforts to build and acquire space technologies for the military, Space News reported Thursday. DARPA will study the process and approach for the Space Development Agency following a directive by Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin.

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U.S. Navy Awards Belcan Government Services The Seaport Next Generation Contract, A $50 Billion Multi-Year IDIQ Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded the SeaPort Next Generation contract to Schafer Government Services, a division of Belcan‘s Government Services unit, the Arlington, Va., contractor announced Wednesday. The 10-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract has a total value of $50B.

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DARPA Demos UAS With Target Detection Skills in GPS-Less Environments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency tested an unmanned aerial system with built-in capabilities from the agency's Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment program. The test evaluated how the airborne platform responds to threats in an anti-access area denial region.

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