The US Indo-Pacific Command recently tested a prototype Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) system designed to help military planners determine if events such as force movements, cyber intrusions, and civil unrest are unconnected occurrences, or part of an adversarys coordinated campaign. Members of the commands intelligence and operations divisions spent three days in December trying out DARPAs COMPASS tool suite
Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology designed to take over low-level maneuvering tasks from fighter pilots. The first two trials will take place November 2019 and January 2020 near Baltimore at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, which is developing and managing the simulation air environment for the AlphaDogfight Trials
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is presently working on an advanced version of its first-generation, battery-powered, miniature chip-scale atomic clock (CSAC) with 1000x performance improvements for Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) applications. DARPAs Atomic Clock with Enhanced Stability (ACES) program aims to build the next-generation atomic clock owing to the limitations of the now commercially available CSACs
Raytheon and DARPA have completed baseline design review for the Tactical Boost Glide hypersonic weapons program, inching closer to the development of the weapon, the company announced Monday. "We understand the urgency of the need and are working fast to deliver this advanced technology to our nation's military," said Dr
The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking to automate air-to-air combat, enabling reaction times at machine speeds and freeing pilots to concentrate on the larger air battle. No ArtificiaI Intelligence (AI) currently exists that can outduel a human pilot in a fighter jet in a high-speed, high-G dogfight, a DARPA release said
The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is preparing to launch a 150 kg satellite into low-earth orbit to qualify a new type of Membrane Reflectarray Antenna (MRA) which could lay the groundwork for space-based internet. DARPAs Radio Frequency Risk Reduction Deployment Demonstration (R3D2) is set for launch in late February to space-qualify the MRA
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agencys (DARPA) Squad X Experimentation program demonstrated the ability to extend and enhance the situational awareness of small, dismounted units. The US Marine squads improved their ability to synchronize maneuvers, employing autonomous air and ground vehicles to detect threats from multiple domains – physical, electromagnetic, and cyber – providing critical intelligence as the squad moved through scenarios, DARPA said in a statement late November this year
The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a contract valued at $9.2 million for its Radio Frequency Machine Learning System (RFMLS) program
In recent tests, the United States Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) demonstrated the ability of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) to autonomously adapt and respond to unexpected threats in an anti-access area denial (A2AD) environment. The UASs were equipped with a DARPA system called Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment (CODE) program
The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is currently working on 20 different artificial intelligence (AI) programs. First announced in September, the DARPA AI Next campaign is a multi-year, upwards of $2 billion investment in new and existing programs to create the third wave of AI technologies
A novel ground-launched hypersonic boost glide weapons program, called Operational Fires (OpFires) to penetrate modern enemy air defenses will soon be launched by the US Army and the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The OpFires program will soon kick off with three performers awarded contracts to begin work: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Exquadrum, and Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sikorsky and the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have begun to integrate the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) into a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter for testing and flight demonstration of the pilot-less technology in 2019. “Weve chosen the Black Hawk as the platform we want to demonstrate full integration of ALIAS type capabilities; all the circuit breakers and switches and instruments in the aircraft, so that the capability ALIAS provides to a crew member is really like a co-pilot,” said Graham Drozeski, the DARPA program manager for ALIAS
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