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2014-10-01 08:20:54

Solutions Company to Provide Research and Development in Support of the Transformational Reliable Acoustic Path System RESTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to provide research and development along with production of an initial fixed number of new deep ocean sensors. This award, with a two-year period of...

2014-09-30 16:28:02

Congressman Fattah attended today's BRAIN Initiative Conference at the White House; Federal Agencies and private companies will commit more than $300 million in funding to support national neuroscience efforts WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, is attending the BRAIN Initiative Conference today at the White House where NIH is...

2014-09-29 08:22:13

Innovative unmanned systems program moves forward to Phase II EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is developing new, advanced unmanned systems to support the Department of Defense's capability to deploy global persistent intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) and strike capabilities in a faster and more cost-effective way. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The next-generation Tactical Exploited...

Mobility Enhancing Soft Exosuit
2014-09-14 05:03:30

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online DARPA has awarded a sizable grant to the Harvard University researchers behind a biologically-inspired soft exoskeleton that could help soldiers travel greater distances and carry heavier loads while tiring out less easily, the university revealed on Thursday. The Soft Exosuit, which was developed by the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, is a robotic suit designed to prevent and reduce...

2014-09-10 08:22:36

LINTHICUM, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and demonstrate advanced wideband digital antenna technology for next generation radio frequency (RF) sensors using active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The DARPA Microsystems Technology Office awarded Northrop Grumman an $11.9 million contract...

2014-08-19 16:20:49

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic is developing a preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Experimental Spaceplane XS-1 program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=27176. XS-1has a reusable...

2014-08-08 08:21:00

Challenge awardees to showcase their energy solutions to military leadership in Honolulu; submissions for Austin Defense Energy Challenge due Friday August 8th. HONOLULU, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th bi-annual Defense Energy Technology Challenge awardees will present their energy technology solutions during the Pacific Defense Energy Summit in Honolulu Hawaii, September 15-17, 2014. This program is co-located with the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and the Asia Pacific...

2014-08-06 12:22:11

Challenge Finalists present to corporate, investment, and federal funding agencies at the Defense Energy Summit, co-located with the Fall SBIR/STTR Conference November 11-13, Austin, TX AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Defense Energy Summit (DES) will take place November 11-13, 2014 at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center in Austin, TX. The Defense Energy Summit brings together the defense-energy ecosystem, focusing on the needs and...

brain darpa
2014-07-10 05:23:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just over a year ago I reported on the announcement of the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, the scientific cousin to the wildly successful Human Genome Project. In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama announced the new study saying, “Every dollar we invested to map the human genome returned $140 to our economy – every dollar. Today our scientists are mapping the...

2014-07-09 00:20:20

Funding announced today from the Defense agency will go to research teams at the University of Pennsylvania and UCLA to support the development of the Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) applauded today's announcement by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that they have launched their Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program. The program will be led by teams at the University of...


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