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2011-05-01 00:08:56

DARPA funded project supports military personnel suffering with traumatic brain injuries. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder are invisible wounds. TBI has been called the signature wound of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. While anyone suffering from a head trauma can experience TBI, returning U.S. soldiers are in great need of care and ongoing treatment to help them cope with this life-altering injury. Attention Control Systems,...

2011-04-29 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a $14 million contract to Wyle to acquire commercial information technology services for support of DARPA's Support Services Office Information Technology Services relocation effort. Wyle will provide services that establish an information technology infrastructure to include infrastructure designs/modifications, equipment and software procurement, migration of...

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2011-04-21 05:55:00

The Department of Energy announced on Wednesday that it would invest up to $130 million for projects in its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E. The funding, which came in part from this month's federal budget deal, will go to five new program areas: producing biofuels as an alternative to oil, finding viable alternatives to rare-earth minerals, storing thermal energy, maintaining electric grid reliability and reducing solar power costs, the Department of Energy said. "ARPA-E...

2011-04-11 10:41:00

Leading American Aerospace and Defense Technology Company Reaches Business Goals Through Modeling and Simulation WASHINGTON AND HUNT VALLEY, Md., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on Competitiveness, in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), released a case study today highlighting the potential for high performance computing (HPC) to spur innovations in the global aerospace and defense technology sector. The report, "AAI Corporation...

2011-04-05 00:00:30

Aiding Service members and their families suffering from psychological illnesses. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 SentiMetrix, Inc has been awarded a sub-contract, via the Center for International Rehabilitation (CIR), as a contributor to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) "Healing Heroes" Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) on web-based approaches for medical and psychological health social networking, care delivery/telehealth, and informatics for Service members and...

2011-03-17 11:36:00

How A Leading American Auto Company Reached Business Goals Through HPC WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on Competitiveness, in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is releasing a case study today highlighting the potential for high performance computing (HPC) to spur innovative solutions for the challenges facing the global auto industry, and the American manufacturing sector. The report, "From Safety Performance to...

2011-03-08 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) commends President Obama for calling for education innovation through learning technologies, and for recognizing the important role played by technology and content companies in meeting these education needs. SIIA also called on Congress to support related investments, including both the Obama Administration's ARPA-ED research proposal as well as funding for the Enhancing...

2011-02-15 07:22:00

University of Maryland Energy Research Center, Dow, Lockheed Martin to be featured at DC Event February 28 - March 2 COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC) is excited to announce its selection for the prestigious Technology Showcase at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, co-hosted by the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) and the Clean Technology and Sustainable...

2011-01-25 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that it has been selected to provide the Thermal Control Subsystem for the Integrated Sensor is Structure (ISIS) program. The contract, awarded by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), is a critical component of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) ISIS Airship. Lockheed Martin leads an industry team in the development of an airship-based autonomous unmanned sensor with unique capabilities to track ground...

2011-01-20 10:17:00

DALLAS, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received two contracts totaling $218 million for the Demonstration Phase of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARPA) Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program. The program encompasses the rapid development and demonstration of two distinct variants of the LRASM missile: LRASM-A is a stealthy air-launched variation and LRASM-B is a high-speed ship-launched missile. Lockheed Martin's LRASM-A team...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'