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Cambridge, MA
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Tactical-communications platform from Draper Labs gets additional nod from U.S. Department of Defense - News

November 17, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Draper Laboratory will expand its role regarding the Tactical Assault Kit (TAK) -- a widely used mobile communications system for the military -- as it recently won a sole-source contract with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to operate and maintain the TAK.


U.S. Inauguration’s Military Units Used Draper-developed WebTAK for Communications, Situational Awareness - Press Release

April 19, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, MA—April 15, 2021—At the recent presidential inauguration, public safety was top of mind as thousands of military personnel were posted throughout the U.S. Capitol and the surrounding neighborhoods. Behind the scenes, a new software program developed by Draper called WebTAK gave military units a way to communicate and respond to potential threats in real-time.


Hypersonic-vehicle navigation system from Draper gets nod from Stratolaunch - News

October 15, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Engineering firm Draper will design, develop, and deliver a guidance, navigation, and control system for the next-generation Stratolaunch reusable hypersonic flight-test vehicle. 


Plug-in smartphone app enables military parachutists to land with greater precision - News

February 16, 2018
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. A team of engineers at Draper Laboratories recently filed a patent for a smartphone app that automatically detects when parachutists make the critical transition from the plane to being under their parachute canopy.