DARPA


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DARPA

 (där′pə)
abbr.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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Noun1.DARPA - the central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologies since 9/11
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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To mark its anniversary, DARPA is also hosting an evening gathering of current and former DARPA program managers and directors, along with others in the DARPA family.
The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, Americas Top-Secret Military Research Agency
The catalog is so impressive that many R&D groups have looked to DARPA as a proven model of successful disruptive innovation (Bonvillian 2006; Belfiore 2009).
According to the report, the second project DARPA is working on is Aero-Adaptive/Aero-Optic Beam Control (ABC), the lasers that are designed to shoot backwards, the direction that most oncoming missiles come from.
Could DARPA have become the Pentagon's latest clandestine agent in search of a fix for the troubled acquisition system?
All DARPA program manager positions are located in Arlington, Va.
I wish them well,'' McMurtry said of the DARPA effort.
Without a sustained public outcry to prompt them, it is unlikely that the Senate would have opposed the TIA program or the DARPA terror marketeers.
Through TIA, DARPA is developing software data-mining tools that can give U.
However, at DARPA, new managers are allowed to try things again, often with positive results.
Under the agreement with DARPA, IBM will perform research on reliable, power-aware systems, developing new technology for reliable, energy-efficient and high-performing computing platforms.