Crew Augmentation concept video

Crew Augmentation concept

Take a look at crew augmentation inside the cockpit of DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle self-driving tank.   Watch the video…

By |October 10, 2014|Categories: Vehicles

DARPA’s new high-tech Tank

new high-tech Tank

The DARPA‘s new high-tech tank, of the Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program, is improving the survivability of ground-based armored fighting vehicles by increasing vehicle agility.   Watch the video…

By |September 8, 2014|Categories: Vehicles

Northrop Grumman developing XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane

XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane

Northrop Grumman with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic, developing XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane design for DARPA, shown here in an artist’s concept.

By |August 26, 2014|Categories: Space

DARPA XS-1 Spaceplane concept

XS-1 Spaceplane

DARPA created its Experimental XS-1 Spaceplane program for more routine, responsive and affordable space operations.   Watch the video…

By |July 18, 2014|Categories: Space

DARPA’s VTOL X-Plane program

VTOL X-Plane program

DARPA’s VTOL Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program seeks to enable radical improvements in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flight through innovative cross-pollination between the fixed-wing and rotary-wing worlds.

By |March 25, 2014|Categories: Aviation

The Future of Tilt-Rotor Drone

The Future of Tilt-Rotor Drone 1

Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System (ARES), a program developed by DARPA, demonstrate a modular transportation system built around a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flight module operated as an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

By |February 14, 2014|Categories: Aviation

First Folding Space Telescope

First Folding Space Telescope

First Folding Space Telescope aims to “break the glass ceiling” of traditional designs. MOIRE program creates first-ever images using lightweight membrane optics, which could help redefine how we build, launch and use orbital telescopes.   Watch the video…

By |December 7, 2013|Categories: Space

Boeing’s Phantom Swift X-Plane

Boeing's Phantom Swift X-Plane  1

Boeing Phantom Works engineers in Philadelphia designed and built a flying sub-scale model of the innovative Phantom Swift X-Plane, as a proposal for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) vertical takeoff and landing X-Plane competition. Watch the video…

By |September 16, 2013|Categories: Aviation

CHIMP Human-Scale Rescue Robot

CHIMP Human-Scale Rescue Robot

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are working on a human-scale rescue robot, named the CHIMP Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform, that can take on both humanoid and tank forms, like a Transformer.

By |March 20, 2013|Categories: Technology news

AlphaDog- Man’s mechanical best friend

AlphaDog- Man's mechanical best friend

DARPA‘s AlphaDog by manufacturer Boston Dynamics, could soon become a soldier’s best friend, autonomously following them across the battlefield and carrying their equipment.   Watch the video

By |September 12, 2012|Categories: Technology news, Vehicles