Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency . DARPA and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) today announced successful completion of captive carry tests of two variants of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) and are ready to proceed to first free-flight testing within the calendar year

DARPA is hard at work on the next generation of hypersonics

Hypersonic projectiles, missiles moving at five times the speed of sound, have become a high priority across the Defense Department. You’ve got two basic…

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NAPATim Persons, GAO, NAPA

One of the government’s leading technologists is now a National Academy fellow

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Employee Assistance programs, EAP

New GEOINT strategy will direct agencies to look at commercial services first

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unmanned vehicle

Building trust in AI is key to autonomous drones, flying cars

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Getty Images/Ingram Publishing/Ingram PublishingHigh angle view of business executives walking through a revolving door

DoD’s two top research officials announce departure

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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Army soldiers hone their long-distance marksmanship skills as they train at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The soldiers are members of the Army's new Security Force Assistance Brigade. The Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of it's new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

DIU showed significant strides in 2019 after further entrenching itself in DoD

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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020 file photo, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington.  Esper said Tuesday he is looking to NATO allies for more help countering the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and in bolstering U.S. defense efforts in the Middle East more broadly. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Defense employee unions on Trump administration radar

In today’s Federal Newscast, after a delay, the White House publishes a memo allowing the defense secretary to to exclude civilian employees from current…

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An aide holds a copy of the President's Budget for 2021, as Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Russell Vought testifies during a hearing of the House Budget Committee about President Trump's budget for Fiscal Year 2021, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump budget projects doubling federal AI research spending by FY 2022

As for what federal agencies actually spent on AI research last year, the White House expects to release those numbers later this year.

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Congressman, Veterans Affairs butt heads over office space

In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) and other congressmen are pleading with Veterans Affairs Department to let them keep their offices in agency facilities.

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