DARPA's N-ZERO program would make devices that lie dormant but aware until triggered by a specified event.
The BE-3 engine could serve as a future upper stage, and represents a step toward replacing the Russian-made RD-180, Jeff Bezos says.
The prototype Persistent Close Air Support System dramatically cuts the time from identifying a target to delivering a strike.
The system, being built by Lockheed Martin, will greatly increase the amount of orbital debris the service can keep tabs on.
A data analytics specialist is working to develop a targeting system to automate what is now a manual process.
The VIEWS II program will focus on testing the sensors and architectures that fuse data from multiple sources, including the F-22 and F-35.
The company also is building a $20 million Maryland Space Assembly and Test facility to focus on expanded payload production.
In its biannual report envisioning future military systems, the agency also lauds one-time new technologies for their effectiveness.