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    DARPA's NOM4D program: re-inventing Manufacturing in space

    DARPA today announced its Novel Orbital and Moon Manufacturing, Materials and Mass-efficient Design (NOM4D) program [...] pronounced “NOMAD,” https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2021-02-05
  2. Grey Havoc

    Distant Thunder / NetSAT littoral water system (DARPA)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b84Wzh-kH_s https://www.darpa.mil/attachments/TestimonyArchived(April%2020%201999).pdf
  3. F

    DeMi satellite from DARPA

    I presume this must have defence applications as well. https://phys.org/news/2020-07-miniature-telescope-focuses-sharpening-view.html
  4. Grey Havoc

    Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon (DARPA)

  5. bobbymike


    DARPA’s Short-range Wide-field-of-view Extremely agile Electronically steered Photonic EmitteR (SWEEPER) program http://nextbigfuture.com/2015/05/darpa-can-non-mechanically-sweep-laser.html
  6. eshelon

    Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) Program

  7. Grey Havoc


    http://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/the-internets-save-the-date-a-tiny-item-in-a-ucla-stu-898064971 http://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-arpanet-1969-1989-in-one-gif-1258090851
  8. Mike Pryce

    DARPA projects history review

    An interesting review of DARPA projects (2 volumes), "Transformation and Transition: DARPA’s Role in Fostering an Emerging Revolution in Military Affairs": http://www.darpa.mil/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=2686 http://www.darpa.mil/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=2687 Stealth, PGMs, UAVs...
  9. S

    Has DARPA "jumped the shark"?

    http://news.discovery.com/tech/flying-car-pentagon-jetsons.html https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=1912b1f953dd005feb5709174213c432&tab=core&_cview=1 DARPA wants basically an SUV that flies. They want it to be able to have a 250 mile range on a tank of gas. Since they didn't...