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GAO: DARPA needs to put more of its ideas into the hands of users

The watchdog says the Pentagon's research arm doesn't put enough focus on transitioning its technologies to military users.

U.S. counterintelligence plan stresses public/private partnerships

The latest version of the strategy, released this month, stresses the importance of an integrated approach to countering threats from foreign entities.

DARPA looks to build a foundation for systems-of-systems

The CASCADE program aims develop new mathematical that would enable complex, dynamic systems that aren’t currently possible.

Air Force adds 10 companies to $10B cybersecurity program

The 10 large companies will join six small businesses in competing for work under the five-year deal.

Army looks outside the box in its Cyber Innovation Challenge

The service will use Other Transaction agreements, which operate outside normal procurement rules, to work on prototypes with non-traditional vendors.

Army testing defenses against small, commercial UAS

During demonstrations this summer, the Army tested various counter-unmanned aerial systems platforms to address the growing threat posed by small drones.

The future of autonomy has a strong human component

Human-machine teaming is at the heart of the military service's plans, leaders told lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

US approves sale of Global Hawks to Japan

The State Department has OK’d the possible sale of three of the high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft, to be used for ISR.