Tag Archives: DARPA

Dynetics Enters Phase 3 of DARPA’s UAV Aerial Launch & Recovery Program

Dynetics has won a $32.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue developing a system to deploy and recover multiple small unmanned air vehicles from large aircraft. The company will aim to produce and demonstrate an aerial launch-and-recovery system under the third phase of DARPA’s Gremlins program, the Defense …

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DARPA awards autonomous cybersecurity research contracts to STR, Arizona State University

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded an $8.7 million contract to  Systems Technology and Research and a $7.5 million contract to Arizona State University to support DARPA’s Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems program. DARPA received 30 offers for the project via a competitive acquisition process under an open broad agency …

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Report: DARPA Plans ViaSat Radio Purchase for Tactical Undersea Network Architectures Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced Wednesday plans for a sole-source purchase of a handheld Link 16 radio terminal from ViaSat in support of the agency’s Tactical Undersea Network Architectures program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. ViaSat’s Battlefield Awareness & Targeting System-Dismounted AN/PRC-161 will be part of the second …

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DARPA Taps Tortuga Logic to Develop Hardware Security Tools

Tortuga Logic has received a contract to develop new hardware security tools for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The effort will make use of Tortuga’s hardware security models which will then be integrated with commercial emulation systems, the company said Wednesday. The project seeks to support hardware designers in identifying security vulnerabilities …

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BAE’s Software Testing Platform Completes 2 Test Events Under DARPA’s Hallmark Program

BAE Systems has completed two test events for a testbed it developed under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program to help the U.S. military assess and integrate space command-and-control systems. The company said Wednesday evaluations of its Hallmark software testbed involved full operational space scenarios with the system’s applications. DARPA awarded BAE …

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Raytheon BBN to Develop Drone Swarm Controller Under DARPA-Funded Program

Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary will support the Defense Advanced Research Agency‘s Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program through the development of a system for managing small autonomous air and ground vehicles. The controller technology will feature a visual graphical user designed to produce drone tactics, a game-based tactics simulator and a physical swarm …

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Magnolia, DARPA Partner to Develop Portable Solar Power Source

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has partnered with Magnolia Optical Technologies to develop a photovoltaic system under a Small Business Innovation Research effort. The company said it aims to build power generator for military and commercial applications via the Phase II SBIR Program for Development of High-Performance Thin-Film Solar Cells for Portable Power Applications. A PV …

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PARC, University of Wisconsin Partner to Develop AI-Based Design Automation Tool for DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected a team of Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to create artificial intelligence software that would automate design of complex mechanical systems. Xerox said Tuesday PARC and UW-Madison will collaborate to develop the Design by Function-sharing thrOugh Compositional qUalitative Synthesis platform through DARPA’s  Disruptioneering program. D-FOCUS …

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DARPA Taps Charles River Analytics to Develop Security Threat Analytical Tool

Charles River Analytics has received a four-year, $4.4 million Defense Advanced Research Project Agency contract to develop an analytical tool to help study and address security threats occurring within the country and across the globe. The company said Monday it intends to design the Sensitivity Analysis of Uncertainty in Causal Environments technology as a …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day on Nonsurgical Human-Machine Comms Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a Proposers Day on April 3 in Arlington, Virginia to discuss a program that seeks to develop human-machine communications technologies that will not require surgery. DARPA said Friday the Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology program, or N3, will explore noninvasive ways to connect able-bodied service members’ …

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