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Pentagon Developing Secret Anti-Drone Death Laser and They Want Your Help!

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued requests for designs of an omnipresent laser system that can defend America from the scourge of hundreds of miniature drones… and probably Russian hypersonic weapons as well.

Hackers have developed autonomous programs that'll hunt down and fix your vulnerabilities

2 weeks agoTechnology : Yahoo: Tech

The teams, which were participating in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Cyber Grand Challenge, proved that software they built could autonomously hunt for, identify and fix tiny vulnerabilities in programs. DARPA...Show More Summary

Why DARPA is Pushing the XS-1 Spaceplane

Citing increasing U.S. launch costs and the “fleeing” of commercial customers to foreign launch service providers, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is continuing to push a bold strategy tied to a new, reusable spaceplane...Show More Summary

DARPA is Returning to Turbine-based Combined Cycle Propulsion System for Routine Hypersonic Flight

A turbine-based combined cycle (TBCC) propulsion system to enable routine hypersonic flight by a vehicle that can take-off and land from a runway is back on the agenda at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) after aShow More Summary

Russian Moon Base to Hold Up to 12 People – Roscosmos

Russian engineers are working on a project of a Moon base that will eventually hold up to 12 people, the spokeswoman of a research institute with the Russian space agency Roscosmos told local media.

The Mad Scientists at DARPA Plan to Crush Russia and China with 'Swarm' Weapons

Dave Majumdar Cyber Security, They seem to have the 'CODE' to crush Beijing and Moscow on the battlefield.  The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Lockheed Martin and Raytheon a contract to develop...Show More Summary

Supersonic Technology is About to Transform Aviation (Again)

The newest trends in private aviation are being supported by NASA and DARPA, which is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. NASA needs no introduction, but to give you a clearer view on what DARPA does, know that they’re the brains behin... via

Father of the Internet Worries Our Digital History Is Disappearing

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Vint Cerf worries the digital history of our age is writ on water. Cerf built the internet from its roots with the United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and stayed with it, working for the past 10 years for...Show More Summary

Why DARPA is Pursuing the XS-1 Spaceplane

Here’s a phrase that’s not repeated everyday in the space community:“You’ve heard Elon’s comments … we want to go beyond that,” Brad Tousley, the head of the tactical technology office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency,...Show More Summary

Z-Man allows People to be Geckos on Glass

They call it “Z-Man” but only because “Spider Man” had already been taken and put under trademark, said Eugene Choi, Technology Leader for the climbing device developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA.The literature...Show More Summary

The US military is creating brain implants to restore lost memories

WASHINGTON, DC — There's hope for bringing back long-forgotten memories if research from the government's top scientists is successful. Scientists with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are building brain implants...Show More Summary

Navy Will Soon Be Able To Launch Surprise Drone Attacks From The Deep Sea

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

It won’t be long before the Pentagon will be able to launch surprise attacks on America’s enemies from deep beneath the sea. Fox reports that DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is developing a defense technology using...Show More Summary

The U.S. Navy now has an unmanned drone warship. Could it be hacked at sea?

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The U.S. Navy and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are now testing a new unmanned drone warship. The first Navy drone ship is a 132-foot ACTUV (Antisubmarine warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel) known as Sea Hunter, which cost around $120 million to build. Show More Summary

DARPA Awards 8 Contracts for First Phase of Ground X-Vehicle Technology for Future Armored Fighting Vehicles

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded technology research contracts to eight companies under the agency’s Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program, seeking to deliver crew/vehicle survivability through means other than traditional heavy passive armor solutions. Show More Summary

New Spaceplane May Launch Satellites Daily

DARPA, the Unites States Advanced Research Projects Agency, has just completed the first phase of its XS-1, Experimental Spaceplane-1 project. The new shuttle-drone-like plane will make satellite launches routine, faster, timesaving and more cost-effective. Currently, it takes years to plan and schedule a satellite launch. The personnel...

DARPA gives the world a peek at its strange new 24-motor drone

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — or DARPA — just launched a one-fifth-scale model of its LightningStrike aircraft for the first time. Built by Aurora Flight Science, the ‘Subscale LightningStrike’ relies on 24 fans to propel the 325 pound scale model and enable vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL). Show More Summary

Norhtrop Pushing Hard to Join Launch Industry Through XS-1 Contracts

Northrop Grumman might be "playing to win" the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's XS-1 programme, but the aerospace firm's interest in a reusable spaceplane for rapidly launching small satellites runs far deeper than anyShow More Summary

Russian Military Research Agency Starts Contest for UAV-Based Flying Lab

Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects on Thursday announced a competition for the best project to build a flying laboratory based on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies.

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Approves $17 Million R&D Funding

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency announced approval this week for $17 million in funding for nine R&D projects. Announced on Wednesday, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) said “nine cutting edge research and development (R&D) projects” would be supported though its latest industry-researcher collaboration R&D funding round. Show More Summary

World’s First Unmanned Ship “Sea Hunts”

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently christened its prototype Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV). Nicknamed the “Sea Hunter,” it is essentially an ocean-going drone whose mission is to find and neutralize the enemy’s stealth diesel submarines and countermine activities. It ushers in a...

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