Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

US Navy Speeds-Up Program to Build Large Unmanned Combat Submarines

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 08, 2017 08:26 PM EDT

This capability allows Echo Voyager to accomplish different types of combat missions. read more

DARPA selects Boeing’s Team to Build its XS-1 Spaceplane

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | May 26, 2017 06:41 PM EDT

DARPA hopes Phantom Express will allow the Department of Defense to launch satellites into LEO with only a few days' notice. read more

DARPA Poised to Select Builder of its XS-1 Spaceplane

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | May 24, 2017 11:20 PM EDT

DARPA wants the first space flight of the XS-1 to occur in 2019 or 2020. read more

LightningStrike VTOL ‘Electric Aerial Drone’ Set to Revolutionize Flight

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Apr 06, 2017 09:22 AM EDT

The operational XV-24A will be twice as fast as a helicopter. read more

US Navy Sea Hunter Anti-Submarine Robot Warship Elicits Fear and Loathing from China

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Feb 02, 2017 09:26 PM EST

It's expected to enter service with the United States Third Fleet once it becomes operational. read more

DARPA Cardboard Drones that Self-Destruct take First Flight

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 21, 2017 08:19 PM EST

The DARPA project that led to the development of Sky Machine is called ICARUS. read more

DARPA’s EXACTO Guided .50-caliber Bullet Just Got a Lot Smarter

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 18, 2017 09:49 PM EST

EXACTO is the world's first guided small caliber bullet, claims DARPA. read more

DARPA Close to Perfecting Mini-Missiles that can Destroy Drone Swarms

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 18, 2017 09:32 PM EST

The program is being run by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). read more

Soft Exosuit will make US Soldiers less Prone to Fatigue; will Complement Bullet-proof TALOS Armor

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 02, 2017 10:26 AM EST

The final prototype will be equipped "with more efficient actuators, sensors and cables," he pointed out. read more

Over 100 US Navy Warships to become Aircraft Carriers with Deployment of TERN Aerial Drone

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 20, 2016 07:03 PM EST

The navy said it has over 100 small-deck ships whose helicopter landing pads can accommodate TERN. read more

Department of Defense Support Key to DARPA Successes

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 10, 2016 10:12 AM EST

"And none of that would have been possible without now six decades of sustained support." read more

DARPA Pushes Ahead with VTOL Project to Transform US Navy Warships into Aircraft Carriers

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Nov 20, 2016 11:21 PM EST

TERN will initially be designed for reconnaissance missions but will ultimately be turned into a weapons system carrying the Navy's full range of air-to-ground missiles and guided bombs. read more

DARPA Making Good Progress in Developing ‘Robotic Co-Pilots’ for US Warplanes

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Nov 10, 2016 11:25 PM EST

The program intends to exploit the considerable advances made in aircraft automation systems over the past 50 years. read more

US Air Force Going Fast Forward with Development of Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Nov 10, 2016 07:58 AM EST

At these fantastic speeds, a hypersonic missile can speed from Los Angeles to Beijing in less than 1.5 hours. read more

New DARPA Project Intends to Neutralize Effectiveness of Digitally Programmable Radars

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Nov 07, 2016 11:15 PM EST

Digitally programmable or adaptive radar are the greatest threat to U.S. warplanes. read more

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