Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DARPA interested in applying quantum computing to machine learning

by Carten Cordell • 7 days ago

Defense officials want to leverage the nuanced technology’s computing power to optimize machine learning as well as address scientific modeling problems.

DARPA returns to Challenge.gov for space-launch ideas

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The agency is looking for teams that can launch small payloads into low Earth orbit at "extremely short notice."

DARPA wants urban, autonomous drone and robot swarms

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 months ago

The swarm of robots would be used to create a “safety bubble” around the area of operations.

Getting AI to enhance government work will take serious R&D funding, officials tell Congress

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

As a House subcommittee continues examining the government's relationship to artificial intelligence, members hear a simple message: Agencies can't make the most of it without the right amount of funding.

DARPA wants to teach machines to handle new situations like ‘biological systems’ do

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

The military agency wants ways to build "substantially more capable systems that are continually improving and updating from experience."

Trump urged to set up civilian cyber DARPA

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The incoming Trump administration should create a cybersecurity version of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, experts urge.