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DARPA’S IMPROV PROGRAM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Improv program is soliciting innovative research proposals for prototype products and systems that have the potential to threaten current military operations, equipment, or personnel and are assembled primarily from commercially available technology. The … Continue reading

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DARPA Invests In Sensorized Prosthetics

Years of returning war wounded Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans have focused the medical industry on developing prosthetic technology that more closely resembles a real limb or extremity. For example, researchers at the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western … Continue reading

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DARPA Releases Updated Video of EXACTO

  The Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program was initiated to develop a sniper system that makes engaging moving targets more predictable. The fundamental sniper problem is that a missed shot will alert combatants of their presence; therefore, successful single … Continue reading

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DARPA Is Looking For Next Generation Night Vision Goggles

Citing soldier health concerns and the growing availability of commercial  I 2 night vision optics, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) wants industry to develop lighter, more compact and more advanced night vision goggles for the military. U.S. Special … Continue reading

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DARPA’s EXACTO 50 Guided Small Caliber Bullet

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Teledyne Scientific have teamed up to design and develop a guided small caliber munition intended for precision shooting at extended ranges. The decision was made to use the .50BMG, which can be … Continue reading

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DARPA Is Looking For A Multiband Camera System For Dismounted Soldiers

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) would like to see proposals for advanced helmet-mounted and clip-on camera systems, as part of its pixel network for dynamic visualization (PIXNET) program. The objective is to fuse all sensors, visible, near infrared … Continue reading

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