Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DARPA Issues RFI on Processing Models for Large-Scale Computer Simulations

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking ideas from the public on technologies that boost processing power to support computer simulations used in scientific research and development activities. DARPA said Thursday the Analog and Continuous-variable Co-processors for Efficient Scientific Simulation request for information is looking for processing paradigms for large-scale simulations in …

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Stephen Welby Nominated to DoD Research and Engineering Assistant Secretary Post

Stephen Welby, deputy assistant secretary for systems engineering at the Defense Department, has been nominated to serve as DoD’s research and engineering assistant secretary. President Barack Obama announced Welby’s nomination on Wednesday. Welby is currently the principal systems engineering adviser to the defense secretary, with responsibility in pre-acquisition development planning, engineering …

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DARPA Explores New Methods to Secure Personal, Business Information

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to partner with industry to develop tools or methods to protect sensitive personal information and corporate trade secrets, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. John Keller writes DARPA will hold an industry event on March 12 to discuss the agency’s upcoming Brandeis cybersecurity research …

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Dan Kaufman: DARPA Continues Work on IoT Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become a national security concern as military and government agencies face increasingly frequent cyber attacks of growing sophistication, according to Dan Kaufman, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Information Innovation Office. Kaufman told Lesley Stahl during the “60 Minutes” episode that aired Feb. 8 on CBS that his office works on building both …

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West Point, Int’l Biometric Group Working on Behavior-Based ID System

The U.S. military is working with International Biometric Group under a $3 million contract to develop a biometric application programming interface that uses “cognitive fingerprints” or behavior patterns for online identity verification, Sky News reported Wednesday. Pete Norman writes that researchers at the West Point military academy and IBG are planning to utilize behavior-based biometrics technology …

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DARPA Seeks Partners for UAS Autonomy Program; Jean-Charles Lede Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking potential partners to participate in open architecture and technology interchange meetings under phase 1 of the agency’s Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment program. The CODE program aims to develop algorithms for collaboration and autonomy functions in unmanned aircraft systems as the U.S. military works to expand UAS operations …

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Stefanie Tompkins: DARPA Program Seeks ‘Muscle Memory’ for UAVs in Humanitarian, Combat Missions

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has started a program to develop unmanned aerial vehicles that DARPA wants to aid in the U.S. military’s humanitarian and combat operations. DARPA wants “lightweight” drones that can navigate complex spaces and structures at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour without human intervention, the agency said Dec. …

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