At an exercise in Hawaii, troops test a pocket-sized ISR drone and a robotic ground vehicle that can quietly carry up to 600 pounds of supplies.
The service asks for white papers on three key areas of the $3.4 billion contract.
The research agency offers a $2 million prize for technologies that use software-defined radios and machine learning to make more efficient use of the RF spectrum.
Rockwell Collins receives a $31 million contract for repair support of its AN/ARC 210 devices.
Researchers from Northrop Grumman, working with DARPA, have developed two different amplifiers capable of using the THz range of the spectrum, which could lead to a new range of high-speed, secure communications.
Out of the Fog and Hypres win contracts to develop cryogenic radio frequency systems and quantum memory technologies.
CERDEC uses two highly sensitive miniature cameras in a vision-aided navigation system that accurately detects both motion and depth.
The expeditionary sustainment commands, or ESCs, extend the operational picture out to units in the field.