Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Lawmakers urge incoming White House science chief to streamline agencies’ tech priorities

by • 4 weeks ago

Senators at Arati Prabhakar's nomination hearing call on the policy leader to consolidate conflicting high-priority emerging tech programs at defense and civilian agencies.

DARPA launching research project to revolutionize brain injury diagnosis on the battlefield

by • 4 weeks ago

Naval medical officer Jean-Paul Chretien tells FedScoop how new technology could revolutionize the way traumatic brain injuries are treated in the field.

White House nominates Arati Prabhakar for OSTP director role

by • 2 months ago

If confirmed, she would be the first woman, immigrant and person of color confirmed to the position.

DARPA to develop bio-inspired tech to ‘self-heal’ Pentagon’s deteriorating concrete structures

by • 2 months ago

Officials involved were inspired by vascular systems that support repair in multicellular organisms and ecosystems.

Air Force positions autonomous drones, networked weapon systems as top priorities

by • 4 months ago

The Air Force is asking Congress for more than $100 million in additional R&D funding for autonomous drones and networked weapon systems.

Recent hypersonic missile test set scramjet endurance record, DARPA chief says

by • 4 months ago

DARPA has completed a flight test of a Lockheed Martin variant of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept.