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2014-03-20 08:23:58

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackPak(TM), Inc., a private technology company developing innovative packaging solutions for natural gas fuel sources, announced today that the

2014-02-25 08:21:11

Latest developments yield unprecedented performance for defense systems TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb.

DARPA Unveils Unmanned Drones To Assist War Zone Troops
2014-02-13 06:59:58

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) unveiled Tuesday an update on its initiative to equip the US military with unmanned, modular drones that would conduct supply runs, reconnaissance and rescue missions.

DARPA Dreams Up Satellite-Launching Hypersonic Space Plane
2014-02-12 15:03:51

A new program established by DARPA is looking to build a spaceplane that is able to launch satellites into orbit. The Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program will help add a quick, affordable and routine ride to space.

NASA Joins Effort For Better Electric Vehicle Batteries, On Earth And In Space
2014-02-12 04:44:06

NASA and the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) have committed $36 million towards the development of more efficient electric vehicle power sources, the space agency announced on Tuesday.

This Page Will Self-Destruct In Five Seconds: DARPA Working On Mission Impossible-Style Vanishing Devices
2014-02-07 11:24:41

The Cold War-era spy series Mission Impossible began nearly episode with a self-destructing tape recorder and now the United States Department of Defense’s research branch is developing similar technology.

DARPA Releases Open Catalog Site To The Public
2014-02-07 04:23:47

The Open Catalog site features a list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications, which are intended to encourage those interested in software and research to build on the agency’s past work.

2014-02-06 08:21:04

DARPA's Plan X is creating potentially revolutionary technologies for DoD cyber mission operations DULLES, Va., Feb.

2014-01-28 23:01:39

The University of Colorado Boulder has been awarded a cooperative agreement worth up to $14.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a new technological


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