Latest US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Stories
Soon, the good old days of having to look down the barrel and aim may be gone.
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, 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.
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 robot platforms for the competition.
An experimental hypersonic glider was forced to abort its 13,000 mph flight over the Pacific Ocean during the summer of 2011 because larger than expected portions of its skin peeled off.