Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Lockheed Awarded $59M Contract Modification Under DARPA Hypersonic Booster Program

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s missiles and fire control business has secured a $58.9M contract modification for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-led effort to develop a ground-launched hypersonic booster system that would carry and deliver various weapon payloads. Under the modification, the company will perform risk reduction testing for the Operational Fires program to attain critical design maturity at system-level, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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GrammaTech to Develop AI Tool for Mathematical Model Analysis Under DARPA Program

GrammaTech

GrammaTech has received a contract of an undisclosed value from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for studying and prototyping an artificial intelligence-powered tool under DARPA's AI Exploration program. The company said Thursday it is building the AI-based ReMath program to automate the analysis of mathematical models from binary applications within embedded software and cyber physical systems.

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Raytheon Completes DARPA Blackjack Sensor’s Critical Design Review

Raytheon

A Raytheon Technologies-made sensor payload has passed a critical design review under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s program to demonstrate high-speed network technologies in a low-Earth orbit satellite constellation. The company said Thursday its intelligence and space business tested focal plane, cryocooler, telescope and electronic parts that made up the sensor payload intended for DARPA's Blackjack initiative.

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Raytheon Unit Wins DARPA Millimeter-Wave Digital Array Phase 2 Contract; Tay Fitzgerald Quoted

Tay Fitzgerald VP Raytheon Intell and Space

A Raytheon Technologies business unit has secured a $12.7M contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop phased array antenna technology using a “building blocks” approach for the second phase of DARPA’s Millimeter-Wave Digital Arrays program. “Millimeter-wave is less crowded than other parts of the RF spectrum on the battlefield, but current hardware is complex, tailored to a specific task and not interoperable,” said Tay Fitzgerald, vice president for advanced concepts and technology at Raytheon Intelligence & Space.

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DARPA Gains Access to Ceva’s IP, Wireless Tech Portfolio

Ceva

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has received a license to use Ceva's portfolio of wireless connectivity and smart sensing internet protocols to support the development of various DARPA-made wireless technologies under a new commercial engagement program. Ceva said Tuesday it will provide processors, tools and technical area services to DARPA under the Toolbox initiative in support of the agency's technology development pursuits.

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PARC Moves on to Next Round of DARPA’s Ocean Data Collection Tech Project

DARPA Ocean of Things

Xerox's PARC subsidiary will build additional solar-powered drifters under the second phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency effort to collect ocean data using a floating distributed network. PARC produced 1,500 floating devices during the initial phase of DARPA's Ocean of Things program and aims to provide up to 10K compact units for the next round, Xerox said Thursday.

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