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UAS claims world record for nonstop unrefueled flight - News

January 06, 2017
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Vanilla Aircraft -- a joint business effort backed by DARPA [Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency] and NAVAIR [U.S. Naval Air System Command] -- announced that its VA001 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) recently completed a nonstop, unrefueled, 56-hour flight. The flight was submitted for a world duration record for combustion-powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the 50- to 500-kg subclass; a representative from the National Aeronautic Association was present to witness and verify the record.

DARPA plans to develop unmanned swarm tactics in new OFFSET program - News

December 09, 2016
ARLINGTON, Va. To help combat small-unit combat forces operating in urban environments, DARPA officials launched the OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program, which seeks to develop and demonstrate 100 plus operationally relevant swarm tactics that could be used by groups of unmanned air and/or ground systems numbering more than 100 robots.

DARPA launches Gamifying the Search for Strategic Surprise program - News

December 05, 2016
ARLINGTON, Va. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) officials are launching Gamifying the Search for Strategic Surprise (GS3) program, which aims to apply a combination of online game and social media technologies and techniques to engage a large number of experts and deep thinkers in a shared analytic process to rapidly identify, understand, and expand upon the potential implications and applications of emerging science and technology.

Cybersecurity for U.S. power grid contracts won by Raytheon - News

December 05, 2016
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts. Raytheon won multiple contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to research and develop technologies to detect and respond to cyber attacks on the U.S. power grid infrastructure.

DARPA's Adaptive Radar Countermeasures project moves to Phase 3 - News

November 04, 2016
NASHUA, N.H. Engineers at BAE Systems will move to Phase 3 on the Adaptive Radar Countermeasures (ARC) project for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The contract modification brings the cumulative value of BAE Systems? ARC contract to $35.5 million.

DARPA simplifies contracting for those with little or no DoD experience - News

October 30, 2016
ARLINGTON, Virginia. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) officials are introducing a simpler contracting approach for companies and other entities that have not previously worked with DARPA or had large contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

DARPA's cross-program testing demonstrates sensor payload - News

October 24, 2016
ARLINGTON, Va. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency?s (DARPA) engineers completed cross-program testing under the agency?s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) and the Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) programs. Engineers demonstrated a prototype of an elevated sensor mast developed through the TALONS research effort onboard the ACTUV vessel.