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2013-10-22 08:24:16

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has developed and demonstrated a new micro-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Gyro (micro-NMRG) prototype for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), providing precision navigation for size- and power-constrained applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at:...

2013-10-21 08:33:16

BALTIMORE, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CyberPoint announced today that it has been awarded a $5.4M research contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the agency's Vetting Commodity IT Software and Firmware (VET) program. CyberPoint Labs, CyberPoint's dedicated research and development team, will collaborate with program teams to solve hard technical problems and advance the state-of-the-art in cyber-defense testing. The overarching goal is to counter...

2013-10-17 16:24:28

ReportsnReports.com offers "The Global Man-Portable Military Electronics Market 2013-2023" market research report that provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key news. DALLAS, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Global Man-Portable Military Electronics Market 2013-2023 offers the reader detailed analysis of...

2013-10-15 23:01:41

18-Mile High SeeMe Balloon Test Validates Key Technologies for Millennium’s Microsatellite Bus Rollout Torrance,CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Millennium Space Systems announced today the successful high-altitude balloon test of its new microsatellite bus, developed under the company’s DARPA SeeMe contract. During a 1.5-hour flight to nearly 30 kilometers altitude over California’s Mojave Desert, Millennium engineers exercised key satellite subsystems and operational capabilities. The...

2013-10-02 08:29:22

Research to focus on antibody production for immune defense CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderna Therapeutics, the company pioneering messenger RNA therapeutics(TM), a revolutionary new treatment modality to enable the in vivo production of therapeutic proteins, announced today that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the company up to $25 million to research and develop its messenger RNA therapeutics(TM) platform as a rapid and...

Wings Of The Morpho Butterfly Inspire New Wave Of Technologies
2013-09-10 06:40:03

[ Watch the Video: Butterfly Wings Inspire New Technologies ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The stunning iridescent wings of the tropical blue Morpho butterfly might expand the range of innovative technologies, according to a new study from an international research team. Findings based on studies of these butterflies have already inspired designs of new displays, fabrics and cosmetics. A research team comprised of scientists from the University of Exeter,...

DARPA Creating 'Warrior Web' Suit
2013-08-27 18:09:38

Lee Rannals for redorbit.com – Your Universe Online DARPA, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is looking to create a special suit for the military called Warrior Web that would prevent injury and boost endurance. One of the most common injuries soldiers face on the battlefield are from carrying their 100 pounds worth of gear through the rough terrains that they traverse. The heavier the load, the more likely they will face musculoskeletal injury and fatigue. DARPA has...

DARPA Robotics Challenge Participants Getting Ready For A Showdown
2013-08-27 11:33:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is teaming up with the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) to test an apparatus that will be used to evaluate competitors in the agency's Robotics Challenge. The Robotics Challenge is a competition being held in December that allows engineers to essentially give a humanoid robot the brains to perform a certain task. Teams will have to create customized software, as well as other...

2013-08-14 08:22:46

Company to Provide Deep Ocean Acoustic Detection for Transformational Reliable Acoustic Path Systems (TRAPS) MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced it was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to provide deep ocean acoustic detection for Transformational Reliable Acoustic Path Systems (TRAPS). The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a fourteen-month...

Understanding Eilene Galloway's Role In NASA's Creation
2013-07-30 08:35:53

[WATCH VIDEO: The Woman Who Helped Create NASA] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In December of 1903, the Wright Brothers made history as they performed the world's first heavier than air, powered controlled flight. Three years later, the woman who would help create NASA was born. Eilene Galloway began her career as a researcher in the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress in 1941. Her duties included researching and writing House and Senate...