DARPA's Electrical Prescriptions, or ElectRx, program is working on new, implantable, high-precision and minimally invasive technologies for adjusting nerve circuits to restore and maintain human health.
The Defense Department Aug. 25 officially issued a final, highly anticipated solicitation for a potential $11 billion program to modernize its electronic health record system.
The system, called the Mission Package Automated Inventory Information System, or MPAIIS, is a radio-frequency identification system that operates inside metal tool cabinets and doesn't require any modification.
DARPA launched the Ground X-Vehicle Technology, or GXV-T, program to investigate revolutionary ground-vehicle technologies that would improve the mobility and survivability of vehicles through means other than adding more armor. Such a vehicle would let ground forces more efficiently and cost-effectively operate in unpredictable combat situations
The Transportation Department's inspector general recently said the implementation of an advanced system to help manage air traffic — which the watchdog warned in a previous report could fall short of capabilities, go over budget and over schedule — is still at risk.
The technology- called Skate- is a portable, adaptable and customizable small unmanned aircraft system, or SUAS. Users send the square black device out like a remote-controlled airplane, which records video that warfighters can watch to understand the vicinity, giving them a clearer picture of where they are, much like police officers who walk their beats.
The former director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency violated government ethics rules by using her government position to endorse a product she developed for a company she founded, an internal Defense Department probe found.
The Army will help provide independent software analysis of the U.S. military's next-generation stealth jet known as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
At a time when the Air Force Academy has cut a number of majors, it has developed a new computer network security major designed to help cadets better understand and gain proficiency in cyberspace, the institution said recently.
NASA selected 23 small business proposals to work on advanced technologies as a way to increase participation by such businesses and commercialize their research, according to an Aug. 8 statement by the space agency.