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A.I.

AI exploitation under DARPA program to enhance military strategy - News

August 13, 2020

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation won a contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Strategic Technology Office (STO) for the Gamebreaker program. This program seeks to develop and apply artificial intelligence (AI) to existing real-time strategy games to break a complex model or create an imbalance.

A.I.

DARPA to hold aerial combat simulation between F-16 pilots and AI - News

August 10, 2020

WASHINGTON. An aerial combat simulation between an F-16 pilot and an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm is part of the government-sponsored "Alpha Dog Trials". Teams from eight defense contractors are scheduled to be involved in flying simulated F-16 fighter planes against AI-controlled planes in aerial combat, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), said Friday.

Unmanned

OpFires program charts another milestone in quest for ground-launched hypersonic missile - News

July 21, 2020

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Aerojet Rocketdyne reports successful completion of its second series of propulsion-system tests in support of the Operational Fires (OpFires) program, a project spearheaded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a ground-launched tactical hypersonic missile.

A.I.

DARPA chooses Perspecta to support FastNICs program - News

July 14, 2020

CHANTILLY, Va. Perspecta Inc., announced that its applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, received a prime contract award on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Fast Network Interface Cards (FastNICs) program.

Comms

High-performance photonics for defense takes a giant step forward, study says - News

June 26, 2020

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. A new result published in the journal Nature by a team of academic researchers led by University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) demonstrates stable, turnkey operation of chipscale optical frequency combs, which means that component makers are a giant step closer toward enabling broader manufacture and use of high-performance photonics for defense and other use.

Radar/EW

DARPA's Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon program selects Synopsys - News

June 25, 2020

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Synopsys, Inc. announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Synopsys as a prime contractor for the Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS) program. According to the company, the program's goal is to automate the inclusion of scalable hardware security mechanisms in IP and system-on-chips (SoCs) to explore security versus other design trade-offs.

Avionics

Satellite comms contracts under Blackjack program awarded by DARPA - News

June 12, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded contracts worth a combined $30.4 million to build payloads and platforms for DARPA's Blackjack program, a project that aims toprove the military utility of low-Earth orbit constellations and mesh networks of low-cost satellites.