ARL used statistical machine translation to collect more than 6,000 medical phrases in English and Dari, which eases the burden of relying on a limited number of human translators.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently announced initiatives to bring Silicon Valley and the Pentagon closer together, but significant challenges slow them down.
The Army and Navy preview the technologies to be displayed at the event, which seeks to increase awareness of research projects and tech-centric successes.
Offshoots from the DARPA/ONR Tern program could speed up launch and recovery, and boots ships' ISR and communications range.
ARL is working on a brain-computer interface that could one day put systems under thought control.
GPS III is maneuverable, more resistant to jamming and can be upgraded.
Next week the Pentagon will host a display of more than 100 research projects and tech-centric success stories.
The five-year plan maps out a vision for protecting fleet networks from internal and external threats.