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VIDEO: Spotlight Space – A Weather Forecast Game-Changer

We’re going behind the scenes to spotlight the latest space technology in this edition of Spotlight Space. NOAA’s GOES-R satellite series will improve weather forecasting quality and timeliness generating significant economic benefits to the nation in the areas of climate monitoring, ecosystems management, commerce and transportation. In this episode, we …

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VIDEO: HIMARS is launched aboard USS Anchorage (LPD 23)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 22, 2017) U.S. Marines assigned to Battery R, 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division launch a rocket from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during Exercise Dawn Blitz 17, Oct. 22, 2017. Dawn Blitz …

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VIDEO: The Nuclear Triad: Submarines

Ohio-class nuclear submarines are the most survivable leg of the nuclear triad. The other two legs of the triad are bombers and intercontinental ballistic missiles. The triad provides our nation with significant deterrence and decisive response capabilities.

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VIDEO: What Is a Swarm?

While people often think about swarms as simply being large collections of robots, swarms, in fact, have five defining characteristics: number, agent complexity, collective complexity, heterogeneity, and human-swarm interaction. DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program will explore these characteristics as it seeks to develop and demonstrate operationally relevant swarm tactics …

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VIDEO: OFFSET Program Calls for Participants in Swarm Sprints

DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program envisions future small-unit infantry forces using small unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) and/or small unmanned ground systems (UGSs) in swarms of 250 robots or more to accomplish diverse missions in complex urban environments. By leveraging and combining emerging technologies in swarm autonomy and human-swarm teaming, …

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