Concerned about the soaring cost of access to space, the R&D agency is investigating re-usable rockets and space planes along with modular “satlets” as part of an on-orbit repair service.
DARPA’s Transformative Apps program delivers apps built with soldier input to customized mobile devices on the battlefield.
The service’s push toward a commoditized infrastructure will rely on standards that will meet info-sharing needs, protect data and systems, and cut costs, Brig. Gen. Kimberly Crider said.
The 13th annual awards reflect the department’s IT priorities.
The Rapid Equipping Force stages a Make-A-Thon with an online community and soldiers at Fort Benning to find a fast way of turning an Army ATV into a battlefield command center.
Researchers at Picatinny Arsenal are exploring ways to print antennas onto a helmet, embed sensors into clothing and print a wing of a UAV — electronics and all — in a single pass
Agency awards a contract to Rockwell Collins calling for a photonics-based radio that could speed communications and information processing in the field while reducing the size of equipment.
The Agile Bloodhound demo in Hawaii uses smartphones and tablets, along with knowledge discovery and collaboration software, to collect, sort and disseminate information.