DARPA
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military. DARPA has been re...
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The US Air Force's top secret space plane lands after 2 years in orbit — and no one knows why
On May 7, the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida got a loud surprise. One of the Air Force's two secret X-37B space planes announced its re-entr...
Bridging the Bio-Electronic Divide
A new DARPA program aims to develop an implantable neural interface able to provide unprecedented signal resolution and data-transfer bandwidth between the human brain and the digital world. The inter...
The Army Wants To Put This In Your Brain
The U.S. military wants to build a brain modem that allows you to control objects by willpower. How realistic is it?
BBC Future - Ten extraordinary Pentagon mind experiments
The Pentagon’s expanding work in neuroscience in recent years has focused heavily on medical applications, like research to understand traumatic brain injury, but a good portion of the past decade’s w...
Darpa Develops Robotic Prosthetic With 'Near-Natural Sense Of Touch'
Prosthetic developed by Darpa program allows paralysed patient to "feel" physical sensations. The world's first prosthetic hand capable of providing a "near-natural" sense of touch to its wearer has b...
Battle Of The Bots: Teams Compete In DARPA Challenge
The robot, which was the clear leader in the first day of the finals of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, fell not once but twice. "It was one of the first tasks we could do," said Nicolas Eyssette, a res...
Top Secret Space Plane X-37B To Blast Off But We Don't Know When It Will Come Back
The U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane has flown three secret missions to date. Each time it has carried a mystery payload on long-duration flights in Earth orbit. The spacecraft looks simila...
Device May Allow Sensations In Prosthetic Hands
To the nearly 2 million people in the United States living with the loss of a limb, including U.S. military veterans, prosthetic devices provide restored mobility, yet lack sensory feedback. A team of...
The Dawn of Killer Robots
A story about the evolving relationship between humans and robots, and what AI in machines bodes for the future of war and the human race. Exclusive access to a small fleet of US Army bomb disposal ro...
DARPA Tested Direction Changing Bullets
DARPA has released footage of a successful test of a new "smart bullet" that can change direction in midair. Teledyne Scientific and Imaging's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, which ...
DARPA creates first 1THz computer chip, earns Guinness World Record | ExtremeTech
DARPA, the US military's R&D division, has been awarded a Guinness World Record for creating the world's fastest solid-state chip, clocked at one terahertz -- or 1,000 gigahertz, if that's easier to d...
X-37B: Super-Secret Spaceship Comes Back to Earth After Two Years in Space
The U.S. Air Force has kept an unmanned space shuttle in orbit for the past two years, and it seems no one without security clearance knows what it’s been doing up there. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicl...
NASA's Robot Astronaut Now Has Bendy, $15M Legs for Crawling Around the ISS
The gear-filled gams can span nine feet, featuring seven points of articulation.
US Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Passes 1 Year in Orbit
The U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane program has passed another milestone: Its latest mission marked one year in orbit this week.
Northrop Grumman X-47B
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Boeing X-37
The Boeing X-37, also known as the Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV), is an American reusable unmanned spacecraft. It is boosted into space by a launch vehicle, then re-enters Earth's atmosphere and lands a...
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Boeing X-46
The Boeing X-46 was a proposed unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) that was to be developed in conjunction with the U.S. Navy and DARPA as a naval carrier-based variant of the Boeing X-45 UCAV being de...
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Combat Zones That See
Combat Zones That See, or CTS, is a project of the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) whose goal is to "track everything that moves" in a city by linking up a massive net...
Crusher (robot)
Crusher is a 13,200-pound (6,000 kg) autonomous off-road Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle developed by researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center for DARPA...
DARWARS
DARWARS is a research program intended to accelerate the development and deployment of military training systems. These are envisioned as low-cost, mobile, web-centric, simulation-based, “lightweight”...
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Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot
The Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR) is a project by Robotic Technology Inc. (RTI) and Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. to develop a robotic vehicle that could forage for plant biomass to...
DARPA Falcon Project
The DARPA Falcon Project (Force Application and Launch from CONtinental United States) is a two-part joint project between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the United States A...
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DARPA Grand Challenge
The DARPA Grand Challenge is a prize competition for American autonomous vehicles, funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the most prominent research organization of the United State...
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Grumman X-29
The Grumman X-29 was an American experimental aircraft that tested a forward-swept wing, canard control surfaces, and other novel aircraft technologies. The X-29 was developed by Grumman, and the two...
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Hybrid Insect Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems
Hybrid Insect Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems is a project of DARPA, a unit of the United States Department of Defense, with the goal of developing tightly coupled machine-insect interfaces by placin...
Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems
Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems, or J-UCAS, was the name for the joint U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force unmanned combat air vehicle procurement project. The two vehicles involved in the project were the...
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Northrop Grumman Switchblade
The Switchblade was a proposed unmanned aerial vehicle developed by Northrop Grumman for the United States. The United States Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Northrop Grumman...
Northrop Grumman Switchblade - Wikipedia
Orbital Express
Orbital Express was a space mission managed by the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and a team led by engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). The Orbita...
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Proto 2
Proto 2 is the name of the $55 million initiative of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to create a thought-controlled prosthetic arm. Its predecessor was called Proto 1 and was ...