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.Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency aims to increase industry engagement in its five-year, $1.5B initiative to seek advanced electronics that will support U.S. defense systems and platforms for national security.Read More »
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.Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has conducted a seven-day exercise on Plum Island in New York to simulate a cyber attack on the U.S. power grid, Nextgov reported Tuesday. At least 100 people participated in the exercise that kicked off Nov. 1 to replicate “black start” or the restoration of power at two utility stations that were shut down for weeks by a cyber attack.Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced the potential locations for a competition that seeks to launch small payloads on short notice.Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a new program that aims to streamline data movement in parallel computing systems using high-bandwidth optical signaling technologies.