If Kromek's new technology proves successful Darpa
could extend the contract for a number of years so that a fully deploya-Arnab Basu, CEO of ble system can be built.
also organizes other competitions for the technology industry.
Despite an extensive bibliography, Jacobsen bases her work primarily on over seventy interviews she conducted with former ARPA/DARPA members--as well as others having no direct connection to DARPA
. Many of the subjects were in their seventies, eighties, or nineties--and ready to tell a good story.
Weinberger concludes, "There did not seem to be any thought given to the overarching problems that DARPA
was supposed to solve; it was just generating technology."
Through collaborations with academic, industry, and government partners, DARPA
makes investments across multiple sectors to drive breakthrough technologies for US national security.
is not and should not be the only funder of gene-editing research but it is critical for the Department of Defense to defend its personnel and preserve military readiness," said a statement from Darpa
to the Guardian.
When the space program transitioned to NASA, DARPA
's main remaining projects were the Vela programs, focused on nuclear test detection, and the Defender missile defense program.
(It must be agency policy that DARPA
's involvement creating the Internet be mentioned whenever the director makes a public speech.)
's Revolutionizing Prosthetics division has run a
's eggheads once even tried to create a literal force field against Soviet warheads; nowadays, envisioning "a mentally and physically superior breed" of warfighters, they tinker with "transhumanism" and cyborg tech.
uses its program visions as a way to drive quick change without upsetting the organization's broader internal balance.
The Pentagon's research agency, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA
), has been tasked with developing breakthrough technologies for national security.
LOS ANGELES (CyHAN)- RoboSimian is an ape-like robot designed to meet the disaster-recovery tasks of the DARPA
Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA
) has called on teams of researchers from academia and industry to try to build robots that can drive, move adaptively in complex environments, and handle the types of equipment necessary to rescue people in disasters involving radiation or biocontamination.