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Marine Corps Opens Rapid Capabilities Office in Virginia

The U.S. Marine Corps has established a rapid capabilities office at the service branch’s warfighting laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, in an effort to inform future investment plans and force requirements, C4ISR and Networks reported Monday. Mark Pomerleau writes the Marine Corps built the office to accelerate prototyping, demonstration, experimentation and prototyping of new technology platforms. …

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Ash Carter Discusses DoD Changes in Farewell Address

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has highlighted changes throughout his 35-year career at the Defense Department during his farewell address in the Pentagon auditorium, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Carter said DoD missions have transformed from the “great-power competition of the Cold War years” to more than a decade of counterinsurgency …

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DARPA Develops Search Technologies to Locate Online Perpetrators of Human Trafficking Crimes

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency continues ongoing work on the development of next-generation search technologies designed to locate online perpetrators of slavery and human trafficking crimes, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Wade Shen, program manager in DARPA’s information innovation office, told DoD News in an interview that the Memex …

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Navy Plans Anti-Ship Missile Tests Via B-1B Bomber, F-18 Fighter Jets

The U.S. Navy looks to test-launch a new long-range anti-ship missile via a U.S. Air Force bomber by 2017 in response to threats such as the North Korean nuclear crisis and military provocations from China, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Sandra Erwin writes current military plans aim to launch the 2,200-pound LRASM from …

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Cedric Leighton: DoD Works to Address Advanced Persistent Threats

The Defense Department seeks to address cybersecurity concerns such as advanced persistent threats that use unauthorized entities to gain access to networks and steal data from an organization, C4ISR & Networks reported Wednesday. John Edwards writes Cedric Leighton, former National Security Agency deputy director of training, said APTs can collect large …

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Continues to Innovate Through Sustained DoD Support

Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, highlighted  technologies DARPA developed through sustained support from the Defense Department in the past six decades during a Center for Strategic and International Studies-hosted panel discussion, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Prabhakar said that DoD supported DARPA’s efforts to develop technologies in areas such …

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DARPA Program Aims to Help Urban Troops Manage Unmanned System Swarms

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a program that seeks to help small-unit ground combat forces to control multiple unmanned air and ground vehicles. DARPA said Wednesday it aims to develop and demonstrate more than 100 swarm tactics that could be applied by groups of unmanned air or ground systems with more than 100 robots through …

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DARPA Seeks Game-Based Science, Tech Collaboration Platform; John Main Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a new program that seeks to bring together a diverse group of talented professionals worldwide to explore emerging science and technology applications through a combination of online game and social media tools. DARPA said Wednesday it seeks ideas on how to design an online collaborative platform that …

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