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Ashish Bagai: DARPA Taps 4 Contractors to Blend New, Existing Tech for ‘X-Plane’ Design Project

Four companies will work with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help design prototypes of a vertical-takeoff-and-landing hybrid aircraft. Boeing, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Aurora Flight Sciences and Karem Aircraft will build the prototypes under DARPA’s VTOL X-Plane program, the agency said Tuesday. DARPA wants to create an aircraft that can …

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DARPA Seeks Private Sector Cyber Professionals

The Pentagon is looking for private sector professionals who can work to help the federal government administer and protect its cyber infrastructure, Nextgov reported Monday. Aliya Sternstein writes the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has requested company workforce data including cyber experience,clearance level and a narrative describing employee skills. DARPA also wants information …

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DARPA Asks Industry for Space Object Tracking Program Ideas

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is soliciting ideas from industry on how the agency could track low-inclination, low-Earth orbit objects, Defense Systems reported Wednesday. Joey Cheng writes that the agency wants a technology or system that can detect space objects that are at least 10 centimeters in size and …

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DARPA Seeks Ideas to Create Domain-Based Search Platform

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked industry to submit proposals on how to develop search technology for organizing public information from the web. DARPA’s Memex program seeks a domain-based search engine that can discover, index and display domain-based content, according to a Feb. 4 FedBizOpps post. According to …

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DARPA Hosts Robotics Challenge for Rescue Initiatives

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has hosted a robotics competition aimed at testing the rescue capabilities of the machines, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Danielle Wiener-Bronner writes DARPA planned to use the competition as a means to develop technology intended for disaster rescue operations. According to the robotics challenge site, the DARPA event …

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Arati Prabhakar Talks DARPA Space Access Program

Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, summarized at a recent industry technology event the body of work DARPA researchers is conducting to help advance the Defense Department‘s initiatives, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Dan Verton writes the DARPA chief spoke at a Northern Virginia Technology Council event Tuesday …

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