Defense Research

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    August 13, 2011

    Military's Hypersonic Aircraft Goes Really Fast, Gets Lost

    via DARPA's news release.​An unmanned aircraft engineered to go 20 times the speed of sound was lost on its second test flight Thursday. The BBC reports that scientists lost track of the Falcon Hypersonic Test Vehicle 2, or HTV-2, shortly after it detached from a rocket high above the Californ ... More >>

  • News

    September 9, 2003

    'Freewheeling Zealots'

    DARPA: the Dark Star of Defense

  • News

    September 9, 2003

    Make Robots Not War

    Some Scientists Refuse to Get Paid for Killer Ideas

  • News

    July 8, 2003

    Big Brother Gets a Brain

    The Pentagon's Plan for Tracking Everything That Moves

  • News

    May 13, 2003

    Gait Watchers

    The Pentagon Pours Millions Into 'Gait Recognition Technology'

  • News

    April 15, 2003

    Lost in the Rubble

    Anthrax, Biological Weapons, and Other Smoking Guns We Never Found in Iraq