Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Doug Weber: DARPA ElectRX Program Seeks to Change Diagnoses, Treatment

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working to develop technologies with less invasive features that could modulate the peripheral nervous system in order to treat different human conditions. The agency also wants to understand “the structure and function of specific neural circuits and their role in health and disease” through …

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DARPA Seeks Info on Non-Invasive Neural Interfaces

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking information on non-invasive neurotechnology systems for use in studies that involve single neural activity sensing on an ambulatory human. DARPA’s biological technologies office issued a request for information on August 13 to solicit from various communities new ideas on neuroscience capabilities other than …

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Kevin Massey: DARPA Eyes Shift Away From ‘More Armor’ For Ground Vehicles

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a new research and development program centered on discovering ground vehicle technologies to address warfighters’ need for both mobility and survivability in combat situations. DARPA said Monday the Ground X-Vehicle Technology program aims to achieve a 50 percent decrease in vehicle size and weight and the number …

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DARPA Requests Info on Networked Maritime Operations

The Strategic Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a request for information on supporting architecture and components to establish networked maritime operations across undersea, surface and above-surface environments. “The goal is to maintain and enhance U.S. maritime superiority using distributed and disaggregated systems as force multipliers for scarce …

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Alan Shaffer: Defense Regulations Not Hindrances to Innovation

A top Defense Department official says vendors looking to secure government contracts should view the current system as presenting more opportunities to them than hindrances as agencies seek to drive innovation, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes that some contracting and acquisitions professionals said the government should instead overcome a hesitance to use alternative tools …

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DARPA Seeks Next-Gen Imaging Radar Tech Proposals

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals for new imaging radar technology that can produce high-resolution three-dimensional images through obstructions without target or platform movement, Defense Systems reported Thursday. Joey Cheng writes that DARPA’s broad agency announcement on the Advanced Scanning Technology for Imaging Radars program indicates plans for a single transmit-and-receive chain and an electronic …

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DARPA Seeks Proposals for Wireless Network Defense Program’s 2nd, 3rd Phases

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a presolicitation notice for the second and third phases of its Wireless Network Defense program to develop technology for protecting wireless networks’ medium access control protocols. A broad agency announcement posted July 16 on FedBizOpps says the ongoing first phase of the program is focused on …

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Exploring New Positioning, Navigation, Timing Tech Beyond GPS

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is holding five programs to develop new technologies that would provide positioning, navigation and timing information for locations beyond the coverage of GPS. DARPA said Friday the future technologies will work to deliver the same capabilities underwater, underground or in the event of solar storms or signal interference. “[We] are putting new …

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DARPA Partners with Northrop to Demo All-Silicon Transmitter

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently demonstrated wireless transmission using an all-silicon, microchip-size, system-on-a-chip transmitter operating at a millimeter-wave frequency of 94 GHz, as part of the Efficient Linearized All-Silicon Transmitter ICs program. DARPA said Jun. 30 it partnered with Northrop Grumman‘s aerospace systems segment to demonstrate a silicon SoC transmitting at millimeter-wave frequencies …

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