DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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Name: DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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DARPA issues grant for stealth military motorcycles

The latest DARPA grant has gone to Logos Technologies, which will use it to develop an almost completely silent stealth motorcycle for military use. There isn't much information on the … Continue reading ... [Published SlashGear - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

DARPA envisions a smarter, safer autopilot

Autonomous aircraft serve their purpose, but there's no question that pilotless passenger flights are a long way off, if they ever become a reality. Still, there's obviously room for improvement when it comes to on-board systems that assist pilots in ... [Published Engadget - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Elite soldiers will soon ride into battle on stealthy hybrid motorcycles

The US' special forces units frequently can't rely on conventional ground transportation for their covert ops -- a loud engine is guaranteed to blow their cover. To tackle this problem, DARPA has just awarded Logos Technologies a contract to build a stealthy ... [Published Engadget - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

US Military To Build Stealth Motorcycle

Stealth technology has been around for some time now.  The military have used the technology in its varying forms on all sorts of vehicles from jet fighters to submarines.  But I do not think that anyone has yet to construct a stealth motorcycle.  Well, ... [Published Tech Beat - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

DARPA eyes buoy nodes to restore data networks

U.S. military researchers will brief industry late this month on an upcoming program to use small-diameter optical fiber and for the temporary restoration of military data networks amid jamming and other enemy attempts to disrupt communications.Officials ... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 6 reports

RQ-7B Shadows used as WiFi hotspots?

I have written about the little UAV known as the RQ-7B Shadow before. I had got to go down on Mississippi a few years ago and watch as the Army bragged about the little R/C plane that could.The idea is to have a small UAV that can get eyes on the target ... [Published PJStar.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Release the robo-kraken: DARPA seeks bottom-dwelling ocean attack bots

A time-lapse image of the launch of the eXperimental Fuel Cell (XFC) Unmanned Aerial System from a submarine. DARPA is hoping to give the Navy the ability to seed the sea floor with airborne and floating drones that launch on demand to track enemies ... [Published Ars Technica - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

What Is Project Ara?

Google is hosting a developer conference this week focused on its Project Ara modular smartphone. We’ve covered a few of the news stories, like when the phone is expected to hit the market , but then we realized that, perhaps, some people aren’t familiar ... [Published Techno Buffalo - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Yes, government can be an innovator

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it’s down to $134 billion.People who believe in public belt-tightening applaud drops like that. I understand why: There are many reasons ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 8 reports

DARPA turns discarded drones into mobile hotspots

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is repurposing old drones to bring high-speed Wi-Fi access to war fighters, according to Nextgov.DARPA has field-tested technology for the unmanned aircraft to provide deployed service members with reliable ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Photos of the Day: DARPA Looks to Build Satellites with Robots

Phoenix seeks to enable robotics servicing and asset life extension in geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO), while developing new satellite architectures to reduce the cost of space-based systems. Specifically, Phoenix’s goal is to develop and demonstrate ... [Published Wireless Design & Development - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Get your motor running, quietly: Military developing a stealth motorcycle

The military's next stealth vehicle may be of the two-wheel variety.The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, or DARPA, has issued a grant for the development of a hybrid, super-quiet motorcycle to be used by special operations teams. The bike will ... [Published al.com - Apr 16 2014]

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...would be of great use in geosynchronous Earth orbit, the spot 22,000 miles (35,000 kilometers) up where most telecommunications satellites reside. "Membrane optics could enable..."
"This situation does nothing to support peaceful coexistence in the Pacific" added the statement, also signed by Representatives Randy Forbes and Mike Rogers
...Leonard, assistant professorprofessor of chemical and biological engineering in Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. "There was no way to engineer cells in a manner that allowed them to sense key pieces of information about their environment, which could indicate whether the engineered cell is in healthy tissue or sitting next to a tumor."
According to SRI, which is working on the project with DARPA, "Our vision is to enable an assembly head containing thousands of micro-robots to manufacture high-quality macro-scale products while providing millimeter-scale structural control."

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US Military Developing Foldable Space Telescope... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
FLASHBACK: China tests hypersonic missile vehicle [Published Sott.net - 1 hour ago]
DARPA envisions a smarter, safer autopilot [Published Engadget - 1 hour ago]
DARPA envisions a smarter, safer autopilot [Published Engadget - 1 hour ago]
Hybrid Motorcycles To Serve The Army Soon [Published UberGizmo - 5 hours ago]
Drones from the deep: Pentagon develops ocean-f... [Published Washington Times - 5 hours ago]
Boeing-Built Fighter Jets Could Launch US Milit... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Joint Army-Navy Project Measures Effects of Bla... [Published DCMilitary Fort Detrick Standard - 6 hours ago]
The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement... [Published Guidry News - 7 hours ago]
Elite soldiers will soon ride into battle on st... [Published Engadget - 7 hours ago]
Elite soldiers will soon ride into battle on st... [Published Engadget - 7 hours ago]
US Military To Build Stealth Motorcycle [Published Tech Beat - 8 hours ago]
The Silent Hybrid Motorcycles the Pentagon Will... [Published Wired News - 12 hours ago]
The Silent Hybrid Motorcycles the Pentagon Will... [Published Wired: Danger Room - 12 hours ago]
Rotarians see new surgical robot technology [Published Parsons Sun - 13 hours ago]
DARPA eyes buoy nodes to restore data networks [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - 13 hours ago]
Engineering cell-based, biological devices may ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 14 hours ago]
Micro Magnet Robots Can Build Mini Super Struct... [Published Mashable - 22 hours ago]
L. Reginald Brothers Jr. named U.S. Department ... [Published Bay State Boston Banner - 23 hours ago]
No Vroom Vroom?: DARPA Commissions Stealth Dirt... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Apr 17 2014]
NRO Eyes Lidar For Space Deployment [Published Aviation Week - Apr 17 2014]
RQ-7B Shadows used as WiFi hotspots? [Published PJStar.com - Apr 17 2014]
Repurposed military drones used to create mobil... [Published Electronic Products - Apr 17 2014]
Release the robo-kraken: DARPA seeks bottom-dwe... [Published Ars Technica - Apr 17 2014]
Building 'smart' cell-based therapies [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 17 2014]
Magnetic microbots could revolutionize small-sc... [Published Geek.com - Apr 17 2014]
An Off-Roading Helicopter Takes Off [Published Machine Design - Apr 17 2014]
Military developing stealth motorcycle to let f... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 17 2014]
Grants, missile defense hit hardest in DoD S&T ... [Published Fierce Government - Apr 17 2014]
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DARPA envisions a smarter, safer autopilot [Published Engadget - 1 hour ago]
Autonomous aircraft serve their purpose, but there's no question that pilotless passenger flights are a long way off, if they ever become a reality. Still, there's obviously room for improvement when it comes to on-board systems that assist pilots ...
Elite soldiers will soon ride into battle on st... [Published Engadget - 7 hours ago]
The US' special forces units frequently can't rely on conventional ground transportation for their covert ops -- a loud engine is guaranteed to blow their cover. To tackle this problem, DARPA has just awarded Logos Technologies a contract to build ...
The Silent Hybrid Motorcycles the Pentagon Will... [Published Wired: Danger Room - 12 hours ago]
Special Forces teams are all about silently penetrating remote areas and executing complex, lightning-fast raids. Now DARPA is developing a new vehicle to soundlessly race commandoes to their missions: stealthy, hybrid-powered motorcycles. ...
No Vroom Vroom?: DARPA Commissions Stealth Dirt... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Apr 17 2014]
The US government's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has commissioned two companies to build a hybrid, all-terrain stealth dirt bike with an engine that makes little to no noise . I must have one. The bears will never hear me c ...
Release the robo-kraken: DARPA seeks bottom-dwe... [Published Ars Technica - Apr 17 2014]
A time-lapse image of the launch of the eXperimental Fuel Cell (XFC) Unmanned Aerial System from a submarine. DARPA is hoping to give the Navy the ability to seed the sea floor with airborne and floating drones that launch on demand to track enemies ...
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PARC Awarded Up To $2 Million from DARPA to Dev... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 08 2014]
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ("DAR... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jan 28 2014]
NASA, MIT, DARPA Host Fifth Annual Student Robo... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 16 2014]
IAI Demonstrates Multi-Arm Robot Control Softwa... [Published Auto & Transportation - Dec 20 2013]
Sikorsky Innovations Awarded Contract for Phase... [Published Auto & Transportation - Dec 12 2013]
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