In March Darpa
awarded Kromek with a $1.6m contract extension for its "dirty bomb" detectors.
In fact, several of the human-interest stories seem to have no obvious connection to DARPA
, particularly a lengthy section about a catastrophic brain injury suffered by Allen M.
All things considered, however, The Imagineers of War remains the best, most up-to-date treatise on DARPA
history since the in-house volume prepared by Lee Huff and Richard Sharp of Richard J.
also dismissed that it would use gene editing for military purposes, but rather will aim to accomplish goals like eliminating plagues.
Weinberger notes that the Defender missile defense program, though consuming half of DARPA
's budget in the 1960s, was seen as a "god-awful mess" that involved "loony" ideas.
's other notable successes making these early investments include stealth and precision-guided bombs.
manager of Revolutionizing Prosthetics at DARPA
. "Prosthetic limbs that can be
, every employee contributes to the agency's cultural ethos and helps define its vision.
said the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) would offer the military a 'tailorable, drop-in, removable kit that would enable the addition of high levels of automation into existing aircraft to enable operation with reduced onboard crew'.
Robotics Challenge, www.theroboticschallenge.org.