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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

RoboSimian One Of Eight Finalists In DARPA Robotics Challenge
2014-01-14 10:25:33

Back on December 20-21, 2013, at the Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, 16 teams from around the world submitted robots in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials. This challenge was created to observe the state of robotics and their potential use in disaster response.

Japanese Robot Scores Big, Wins DARPA Robotics Challenge
2013-12-23 11:33:27

Schaft, a Japanese-built robot, was the winner of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, which included a series of trials designed to see how humanoid robots could perform in disaster relief scenarios.

2013-12-17 23:02:54

DARPA has awarded Surmet a $4.66 million option spread over 36 months for Phase II of DARPA’s Manufacturable Gradient Index Optics (M-GRIN) program.

NASA Robot Valkyrie
2013-12-11 10:15:16

Just over a week before the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials begin, NASA has unveiled its entry – a six-foot tall, humanoid robot named Valkyrie.

DARPA Is At Work Developing The Latest High-Tech Spy Satellite
2013-12-10 13:19:11

DARPA says it has plans to develop an ultimate spy satellite capable of viewing 40 percent of the Earth’s surface at once. It will record the Earth’s surface with high resolution imagery, making it a big asset for the military, as well as weather forecasters and disaster response teams.


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