Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

White House Eyes Software Product Security Ratings System

The White House is considering endorsing a cybersecurity ratings model developed by Peter Zatko’s Cyber Independent Testing Lab in an effort to help screen the safety level of software products, Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes the White House’s cyber commission looks to include the CITL rating system in the group’s recommendations to …

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DoD’s ‘4th Estate’ Agencies to Procure Professional Services Via GSA’s OASIS; Tiffany Hixson Comments

The office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics has signed an agreement with the General Services Administration to allow “4th Estate” agencies to procure professional services through GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services and OASIS Small Business contract vehicles. GSA said Thursday the 4th Estate covers 28 Defense Department agencies …

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DARPA Eyes ‘Very Low Frequency’ Signals For PNT Systems as GPS Backup

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to demonstrate a positioning, navigation and timing system that will use very low frequency band signals as backup in case military forces lose access to GPS networks. Lin Haas, DARPA strategic technology officer, discussed the Spatial, Temporal and Orientation Information in Contested Environments project at DARPA Demo Day, …

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SUNY-Buffalo Research Project Aims to Increase Data Throughput for Underwater Vehicles

A research team at the State University of New York at Buffalo has developed a wireless communication system that aims to increase the speed of data transmission from submarines and underwater drones, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Dimitris Pados and his co-researchers started the project in late 2011 in collaboration with the National Science Foundation …

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Army CERDEC, Partners Integrate Positioning, Navigation, Timing Tech

The U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center will use a system-of-systems approach to develop new positioning, navigation and timing strategies for mounted platforms, dismounted soldiers, anti-jam antennas and pseudolites. CERDEC said April 28 CERDEC’s command, power and integration directorate looks to apply the Assured PNT approach to address warfighter requirements through an …

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DARPA Demonstrates Nerve-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has demonstrated a robotic prosthetic arm that features technologies which work to support brain control and strapless integration functions. The Army said Wednesday Johnny Matheny — the research program’s test patient who lost his left arm to cancer — underwent procedures so he could use the remaining muscles and nerves …

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