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DARPA's rocket-dodging armored vehicles inch closer to reality

The Verge - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
US military agency DARPA is determined that the fighting vehicle of the future is all about mobility. Its Ground X-Vehicle Technology program (GXV-T) has long been dedicated to developing armored vehicles which are lightweight, responsive, and smart ...

DARPA TRADES program developing advanced materials with 3D printing and man-machine teaming (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has been a proponent for the potentials of 3D printing technologies within the context of military development.

DARPA's Spaceplane of the Future

Air & Space Magazine - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
While the eyes of the world are on SpaceX and other companies building and testing new reusable rockets, a related and equally important development has been happening under the public radar.

'Seeing' around corners: DARPA research into holographic imaging of hidden objects

Phys.Org - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Researchers from SMU's Lyle School of Engineering will lead a multi-university team funded by DARPA to build a theoretical framework for creating a computer-generated image of an object hidden from sight around a corner or behind a wall.
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The 5 Most Amazing Technologies DARPA Helped Invent — Besides the Internet

FedTech Magazine - ‎20 hours ago‎
You're currently reading this article on the Internet, a system that was first developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as ARPANet. The Internet is probably DARPA's most famous “invention” but the agency has had a hand in ...

Technology moving too fast for governments to keep up, says former Darpa chief - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Technology companies are moving too fast for governments to keep up, according to a former chief of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa). Kaigham (Ken) Gabriel was acting director of Darpa and the man behind drone technology ...

DARPA Exhibit to Open at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
May 5, 2016, will mark the opening of a new and exciting exhibit at Chicago's famed Museum of Science and Industry: an in-depth and interactive look behind the curtain at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA was created in ...

Cambridge-based firm wins DARPA optical chip project - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A Cambridge-based optical computing pioneer, Optalysys, has received funding for a joint project with the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an optical co-processor to boost the performance of supercomputers.
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DARPA Seeks Blockchain Messaging System for Battlefield Use

CoinDesk - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Among the more famous DARPA projects as ARPANET, a predecessor of today's Internet. According to the notice, DARPA is seeking pitches for a "secure messaging system" that would use a "decentralized ledger" to facilitate the broadcast of encrypted ...

DARPA's Future Tank Will Think Its Way Out Of Fights

Popular Science - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... thick with armor and sporting power cannons, functionally perform the same service: go where the enemy is, and make them gone.

DARPA Is Looking For The Perfect Encryption App, and It's Willing to Pay

Motherboard - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, is looking for a “secure messaging and transaction platform” that would use the standard encryption and security features of current messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Signal, ...

DARPA's Autonomous Armored Vehicle Can Dodge Bombs and Rockets by Itself

Mic - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It seems like everyone is obsessing over self-driving cars these days. Not to be left out of the excitement, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded contracts to eight institutions to build the future of autonomous military vehicles.

DARPA Wants To Swarm Enemy Skies With Small Reusable Drone Armies Called 'Gremlins'

Jalopnik - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
DARPA is working on a new terrifyingly-named “Gremlins” program to develop swarms of small, reusable drones deployed from aircraft over “denied” zones with the intention of intelligence gathering, radar jamming, and other “friendly” operations... for now.

DARPA reveals designs for off-road GXV-T armored vehicles

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
DARPA reveals designs for off-road GXV-T armored vehicles. DARPA reveals designs for a new fleet of nimble, off-road armored vehicles with Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T).

DARPA seeks to boost cyber attribution (blog) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
DARPA is looking for technologies that create "operationally and tactically relevant information" about multiple concurrent cyber campaigns, the announcement states.

DARPA's Vertical Takeoff/Landing X-Plane Takes Its First Flight

Motherboard - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
This target is also the essence of DARPA's X-Plane project, a government-funded design competition intended to produce a VTOL aircraft capable of 555 to 740 km/h, e.g.

DARPA seeks man-machine teaming to take manufacturing to the next level

Defense Systems - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
“The structural and functional complexities introduced by today's advanced materials and manufacturing methods have exceeded our capacity to simultaneously optimize all the variables involved,” said Jan Vandenbrande, DARPA program manager.
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Watch DARPA's VTOL Drone Perform Its First Vertical Take-Off

Popular Science - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The future doesn't need runways. Vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), a family of technologies that let flying machines do exactly what the name implies, could mean aircraft that fly and land almost anywhere.

DARPA Just Built a Robotic Hunter-Killer in Record Time

Motley Fool - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Was it really only December that DARPA told us it was building a submarine-hunting drone-ship for the Navy? Well, get ready to be surprised.
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DARPA VTOL X-plane takes flight in miniature

Gizmag - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
It may look like a backwards airplane with a collection of fans for wings, but a miniature test version of DARPA's Vertical Take-off and Landing Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) took to the skies recently.