Tag Archives: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DARPA Taps General Atomics to Provide R&D Support for Cislunar Rocket Demo Program

General Atomics

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded General Atomics a $22.1 million contract to support the agency’s efforts to conduct a rocket test launch in cislunar orbit. General Atomics will perform Track A contract services as part of DARPA’s Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations program, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Johns Hopkins APL Provides Modeling, Simulation Tech for DARPA’s Fighter Aircraft ‘Dogfight’ Trials

Johns Hopkins APL

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has conducted a simulated dogfighting exercise with F-16 fighter jets as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Air Combat Evolution program. Johns Hopkins APL said Thursday that the exercise took place in February and serves as a follow-up to DARPA’s AlphaDogfight Trials which saw one-versus-one simulated fights between F-16s.

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BAE to Help DARPA Create Wideband RF Interference Protection Mechanisms

WARP concept

BAE Systems has received a pair of contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design methods for protecting wideband receiver systems from radio frequency signal interference when used in electromagnetic spectrum operations. The company said Wednesday it will help DARPA explore self-interference or external signal cancelation approaches as part of the Wideband Adaptive RF Protection effort.

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DARPA, Tortuga Logic Extend Licensing Agreement for Semiconductor Security Verification Tool

DARPA extends licensing agreement for Tortuga chip verification tool

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has extended its partnership with San Jose, California-based hardware security company Tortuga Logic to use the latter's security verification product for semiconductor research and development. Tortuga said Tuesday the extended licensing agreement, which comes as part of DARPA's Toolbox effort, enables the agency to deploy the company's Radix chip verification tool for assurance and verification procedures associated with semiconductor manufacturing.

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CACI to Support DARPA’s R&D Effort on Wideband-Secure Tactical Radio Comms

CACI International

CACI International has received a four-year, $11.2 million contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency develop technologies to enable secure radio communications. CACI will provide research and development support for DARPA's Wideband Secure and Protected Emitter and Receiver program as part of the completion contract, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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DARPA Announces Research Teams for Wideband Adaptive RF Protection Program

DARPA Wideband Adaptive RF Protection Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has named the research teams that will work on a program that seeks to develop technologies that could help mitigate interference for wideband radio frequency systems. The selected teams that will work on the Wideband Adaptive RF Protection program are BAE Systems, Raytheon Technologies and its Collins Aerospace business, Northrop Grumman, Indiana Microelectronics, L3Harris Technologies, Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.

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QuickLogic to Provide Semiconductor Cores to DARPA to Support Commercial IP-Based Tech Development

QuickLogic

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has partnered with QuickLogic to designate the company as the agency's supplier of customizable Field-Programmable Gate Array Intellectual Property cores to support technology development using commercial IP. QuickLogic said Monday it will provide embedded FPGA IP and associated open-source tools as part of the DARPA Toolbox program, which is aimed at providing access to commercial IP under legal open-licensing terms to streamline capability transitions.

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David King, Group President for Dynetics at Leidos, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading Dynetics Acquisition; Expanding Leidos' Technical Capabilities

David King Group President

Executive Mosaic has announced that David King, group president for Dynetics at Leidos, has received the first Wash100 Award, the most respected and coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), of his long career in the federal sector for his leadership and innovation as Dynetics works to expand the Leidos Innovations Center's technical capabilities. 

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