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Comms

DARPA satellite program orders ground-operations center prototype from Parsons - News

December 13, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded defense-cybersecurity contractor Parsons (Centreville, Virginia) a $10.8 million contract to make a prototype of a ground operations center for DARPA's Blackjack satellite constellation.

A.I.

AI algorithms in development with Aurora for DARPA ShELL effort - News

November 17, 2021

BAY AREA, Calif. Under a new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for the Shared-Experience Lifelong Learning (ShELL) Artificial Intelligence Exploration (AIE) effort, Aurora aims to develop AI algorithms to achieve life-long learning for agents that learn new tasks in changing environments while accounting for limitations in communications and hardware configuration.

Unmanned

UAV demoed airborne recovery in DARPA Gremlins test - News

November 08, 2021

WASHINGTON. An unmanned air vehicle (UAV) demonstrated airborne recovery during the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agemncy (DARPA) Gremlins program’s latest flight test deployment last month.

Comms

Military spectrum management: Spectrum sharing, quantum sensors, and AI advances - Story

October 20, 2021

U.S. military spectrum management is currently undergoing many changes – from spectrum sharing to technology advances in quantum sensors and artificial intelligence (AI).

Radar/EW

Defense-optimization problems using mixed-signal logic the focus of QuICC program from DARPA - News

October 05, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched an initiative called the Quantum-Inspired Classical Computing (QuICC) program, which seeks to leverage lessons learned from benchmarking quantum algorithms to develop QI [quantum-inspired] solvers for a range of complex U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) problems and demonstrate the feasibility of reducing the required computational energy by at least two orders of magnitude over existing techniques.

Radar/EW

Hypersonic vehicle concept notches successful test flight by DARPA and U.S. Air Force - News

September 27, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) teamed up recently with the U.S. Air Force to complete a free flight test of the DARPA Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). The missile -- built for DARPA by Raytheon Technologies -- was released from an aircraft seconds before its Northrop Grumman scramjet [supersonic combustion ramjet] engine kicked on. 

Comms

DARPA wants satellite constellations to talk to each other - News

September 14, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a new push to create a novel optical communications terminal to interconnect diverse constellations of small low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites into a resilient space layer, or what DARPA officials are calling an "internet of small satellites."