DARPA

DARPA launches new program to let small innovators behind the classified curtain

DARPA thinks security clearance issues are keeping a vast array of innovative companies from solving the government’s biggest problems. The agency thinks…

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Greg Witkop, DARPA

DARPA’s now testing a new method to identify service members at risk of suicide

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Federal News NetworkJerry McGinn, George Mason University

Fed-turned-academic is now back helping the Defense Department

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In this photo made available by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, front, with the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal, transit the Strait of Hormuz in Persian Gulf, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. The vessels traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort/U.S. Navy via AP)

First look at Senate NDAA adds $35B to DoD, takes all nonmilitary crimes out of chain of command

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(Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency photo)DARPA Seeks “Always On” Interconnected Networks for Multidomain Missions

DARPA launches a project to fix a persistent battlefield communications problem

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(AP Photo/John Locher)FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo a sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas. 5G is a new technical standard for wireless networks that promises faster speeds; less lag, or “latency,” when connecting to the network; and the ability to connect many devices to the internet without bogging it down. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Federal Mobility Working Group’s timely framework for 5G testing, security

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Smederevac)American soldier in military uniform preventing cyber attack in military intelligence center. An US officer intercepting messages to stop terrorism. Modern warfare system surveillance concept.

Defense agencies need accountability, reasoning in readiness technology

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Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucydefense, cyber, technology

DARPA’s contribution to JADC2: ‘Mosaic’ warfare

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DARPAPolyplexus, DARPA, social media

What can social media teach DoD about R&D?

DARPA launched a new platform, called Polyplexus, to speed up the research and development process by soliciting evidence about scientific questions from…

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/kishore kumarartificial intelligence, AI

AI pilots ‘deceptively easy’ to start, but ‘fiendishly hard’ to scale up

Federal Chief Information Officer said the next generation of the federal workforce should not only have the capability to work with emerging tech tools,…

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MICHAEL BROCHSTEIN/AP

Trump names pick for US chief technology officer

In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.

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