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Technology Is Not the Solution to the High Cost of Weapons Systems

Technology Is Not the Solution to the High Cost of Weapons Systems

This time it is the head of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Dr. Arati Prabhakar, making the same observation as virtually every other senior uniform and civilian leader in the Department of Defense: U.S. weapons systems cost too […]


DARPA Sows Seeds of Technological Surprise, Director Says

DARPA Sows Seeds of Technological Surprise, Director Says

Many of the advances that contribute to national security resulted from early investment in developing new technologies, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency told Congress yesterday. Dr. Arati Prabhakar represented the Defense Department at a Senate Appropriations […]


Budget plan: Pentagon panics over possibly losing tech edge to Russia, China

Budget plan: Pentagon panics over possibly losing tech edge to Russia, China

The Pentagon is in fear of losing its edge in technology it has held onto for so long and is now factoring this important aspect into its budget. Worry over significant cuts in defense spending might wear down the US […]


Technology one step ahead of war laws

Technology one step ahead of war laws

Today’s emerging military technologies-including unmanned aerial vehicles, directed-energy weapons, lethal autonomous robots, and cyber weapons like Stuxnet-raise the prospect of upheavals in military practices so fundamental that they challenge long-established laws of war. Weapons that make their own decisions about […]


US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon’s research agency said Wednesday. DARPA, the research group behind a range […]


Army scientists scout energy solutions for the battlefield

Army scientists scout energy solutions for the battlefield

What if scientists and engineers could scavenge energy for warfighters, like bottom feeders scavenge in the ocean? The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, along with the Army science and technology community, is pursuing novel technology aspects of the Army’s […]


Tactical Targeting Network Technology for Deck Handling Trials of X-47B

Tactical Targeting Network Technology for Deck Handling Trials of X-47B

Rockwell Collins Tactical Targeting Network Technology (TTNT) was used by Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy as they successfully completed a series of deck handling trials of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry […]


Detailed geospatial map data provides Soldiers greater technology, in less time

Detailed geospatial map data provides Soldiers greater technology, in less time

The Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya reinforced the need for U.S. Army Africa to have at its fingertips the ability to draw upon the most up-to-date detailed maps and imagery of any given region […]


China’s PLA controls hackers: US IT security firm

China’s PLA controls hackers: US IT security firm

China’s army controls hundreds if not thousands of virulent and cutting-edge hackers, according to a report Tuesday by a US Internet security firm that traced a host of cyberattacks to an anonymous building in Shanghai. Mandiant said its hundreds of […]


 
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