Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Nuclear power could be of some use in space as well

A new project has NASA and DARPA seeing how effective nuclear power could be in space.

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AP/Jose Luis MaganaDeputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, center, arrives at the Pentagon, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

DARPA’s Embedded Entrepreneurship Initiative fosters innovation ecosystem, not just innovations

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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

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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

DoD is experimenting with ways to improve autonomy in unmanned vehicles, and build trust in that autonomy between the platforms, their operators and the…

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DoD’s two top research officials announce departure

Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin and Lisa Porter, who is the deputy, will step down July 10.

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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

The Defense Innovation Unit made significant strides in increasing the number of commercial prototypes that made it into warfighters’ hands and quickening the pace to award contracts in 2019.

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