Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DARPA Explores Biological Performance in Ongoing Research Program

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working to access the maximum performance of military servicemen's biological systems under a program announced in January. DARPA said Friday its Measuring Biological Aptitude program seeks to determine the performance-related effects of measuring these biological systems.

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White House Issues Progress Report on Federal Investments to Push AI R&D Work

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The White House National Science and Technology Council released its 2016–2019 progress report on the advancement of research-and-development work on artificial intelligence. The report documents the initiatives agencies have launched in the past three years to deliver on federal AI R&D and is structured around the eight priority areas outlined in the National AI R&D Strategic Plan: 2019 Update issued in June.

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DARPA Pursues New Genetics Research Program to Improve Military Health

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to invest in biotechnology research that applies genetic engineering to health monitoring. DARPA said Friday its Detect It with Gene Editing Technologies or DIGET program aims to support medical response, elevate military care standards and prevent disease outbreaks and geopolitical effects.

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Perspecta Labs Receives $6.6M Prime Position on DARPA Contract; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

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Perspecta announced on Thursday that its innovative applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, has been awarded a prime spot on a potential 54-month, $6.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Guaranteed Architecture for Physical Security (GAPS) program.

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Raytheon Developing Microscopic Bomb Detector Through DARPA Contract; Allison Taggart Quoted

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Raytheon is partnering with Worcester Polytechnic Institute to develop a new method for detecting buried explosives using synthetic biology science through a contract with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Raytheon announced on Tuesday

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Officials Discuss DARPA, CISA Initiatives to Address Disinformation Campaigns

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Officials from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency shared details of their efforts to address deepfakes and other disinformation campaigns ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, Nextgov reported Friday.

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