Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Fred Kennedy: Reorganization Efforts, New Tech Procurements Can Advance Space Missions

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Fred Kennedy, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Tactical Technology Office, has said efforts to reorganize the space architecture and procure new technologies align with plans to modernize the military space business, Space News reported Monday.

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DARPA Unveils Program to Speed Up Discovery of Molecules for Defense Applications

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a new program that seeks to develop artificial intelligence-based processes designed to accelerate the discovery of molecules for military applications. The Accelerated Molecular Discovery program aims to “speed the time to design, validate, and optimize new molecules with defined properties from several years to a few months, or even several weeks,” Anne Fischer, program manager at DARPA’s defense sciences office, said in a statement published Thursday.

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Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves Talks MDA’s Space-Based Sensor Layer Concept for Missile Defense at Symposium

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Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency, has described MDA’s concept of a possible space-based sensor layer intended for missile defense efforts at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium, Defense News reported Wednesday. Greaves said MDA looks to use the U.S. Air Force’s Overhead Persistent Infrared OPIR Global Scanning …

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DARPA Demos Quadropter Software in Phase II Flight Tests

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tested the teaming ability of small air and ground systems when performing different tasks in simulated urban areas without human intervention. DARPA said Wednesday industry and university researchers updated software and  commercial sensors in small quadcopters that were demonstrated through phase 2 of flight tests …

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