Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Daniel Kaufman: DARPA to Seek Feedback on Cyber Projects at Pentagon Fair

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is presenting its cybersecurity and big data projects at an event to be held Wednesday in the Pentagon courtyard, the American Forces Press Service reported Monday. Amaani Lyle writes DARPA will use the exhibition to gather warfighters’ feedback on technologies that aim to secure military networks and systems. …

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Rethinks Weapon R&D As Program Costs Rise

Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, said the high cost of building military weapons has forced the agency to explore new technology development methods, Defense News reported Saturday. Marcus Weisgerber writes that Prabhakar said DARPA is also seeking alternative approaches to develop navigation, radar, communications and …

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DARPA Seeks Proposals for Aircraft Tech Integration Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking research proposals for a program the agency started to maintain the U.S.’ military advantage in air communications and weapons systems, Defense Systems reported Thursday. Kevin McCaney writes the System of Systems Integration Technology and Experimentation program’s goal is to come up with systems …

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DARPA Seeks Ideas to Make Drone Systems Collaborative

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked for proposals of methods or systems to help unmanned aerial systems share data with each other and function as a team, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. John Keller writes the Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment project’s goal is to develop collaboration …

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DARPA Unveils Aircraft Automation Tech Program; Daniel Patt Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a program that seeks to address the operational and workload challenges to automation of military aircraft systems. DARPA said Friday the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program is designed to leverage remotely piloted aircraft automation technology to develop a portable system that can be tailored …

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DARPA Taps 8 Firms for GEO Satellite Servicing Program’s Second Phase; David Barnhart Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded prime contracts to eight companies for phase two of the agency’s Phoenix program, through which DARPA aims to develop robotics systems to service geosynchronous Earth orbit satellites. DARPA said Wednesday it has tapped Busek, Energid, Honeybee Robotics, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ Canada and U.S. branches, NovaWurks, Oceaneering and Space Systems/Loral for the program’s …

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Geoff Ling to Head DARPA’s New Biotech Office

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has named Geoff Ling director of the agency’s new biological technologies office, which has been formed to combine national security projects with natural sciences. BTO will work to apply biological, engineering and computer science tools on national defense operations, DARPA said Tuesday. “The biological …

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