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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

An agency of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for developing new military technologies. It is perhaps best known for its development of Arpanet, which is the direct precursor of the modern Internet. It was established in 1958 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.
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Until ARPA, the only laws prosecutors could use to pinch looters were statutes prohibiting theft or destruction of government property.
Though everyone agrees ARPA is helping, there are still serious problems.
And maybe the biggest hurdle ARPA faces is a predictable one: money k costs big bucks to investigate a criminal ARPA case.
In addition to calling for criminal penalties, ARPA permits civil recourse through an administrative law judge.
10) A sheriff's deputy who had been an archeologist saw the photographs, recognized the significance of the relics, and after developing additional intelligence, served another warrant at the same property, this time for ARPA violations.
Finally, federal cases require that an archeologist provide a damage assessment - including an exact description of what has been lost, recovered, damaged, or displaced - and determine the costs significant to ARPA.
When fully capitalized at $240 million, the ARPA trust fund will be used to maintain and ensure continued protection of a 190,000 square-mile network of national parks and sustainable use reserves spanning an area larger than the state of California.
One of the largest and most ambitious conservation projects ever undertaken, ARPA is a partnership between the Brazilian government, the World Bank, the GEF, World Wildlife Fund, the German Development Bank and the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund.
Pertinent Data: ARPAS consists of six-axis servo-driven robots that come in two models-10 and 30-and have workpiece weight capacities ranging from 3.