The program began in 1961 under William Godel, deputy director of DARPA
, whose role in the early years is little understood and not well-documented in the agency's archives.
For program managers, DARPA
Hard crystallizes the expectation that they will introduce new visions regularly and then act on those visions to catalyze radical change in their technical areas.
If these DARPA
initiatives bear fruit in the coming years, who knows?
said the teams represent 37 states and three foreign countries.
The mission that DARPA
has created for PACC is "JIP: Just In time Power": the right power at the right place at the right time.
conducted classified military research, which kept Congress on a need-to-know basis.
Fields had been steering DARPA
to fund dualuse technology programs--such as high-definition TV systems and advanced semiconductors--that could have commercial as well as military benefits.
I'm in good company this evening -- with Secretary Don Winter, representatives of the military and industry, and alumni of DARPA
In each episode, a program manager from one of the Agencys six technical offices Biological Technologies, Defense Sciences, Information Innovation, Microsystems Technology, Strategic Technology, and Tactical Technology will discuss in informal and personal terms why they are at DARPA
and what they are up to.
Most such assertions, like those of Fuchs, cite a handful of historic technological developments to which DARPA
Urban Challenge will feature autonomous ground vehicles executing simulated military supply missions safely and effectively in a mock urban area.
Managed by DARPA
since October 2003, the program now will be run by a joint Air Force/Navy office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, supported by personnel at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.