9 New DARPA Contracts to Foster Drone Swarm R&D


Thrust area: Physical test bed
Michigan Technological University/Michigan Tech Research Institute
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
HDT Expeditionary Systems, Inc.
Sentien Robotics
Texas A&M University

Thrust area: Swarm tactics
Michigan Technological University/Michigan Tech Research Institute
Charles River Analytics, Inc.
Soar Technology, Inc.
Northwestern University

Story and photo courtesy of DARPA and C4isrnet.com.

Thanks to CDR David Place (USN/Ret), davidplace47[at]gmail[dot]com, and Robin E. Alexander, President ATC, alexander technical[at]gmail[dot]com, for their assistance with this report, the background for which appeared in their  # 20 - 9 - 26 APRIL 2020 edition of the UNMANNED SYSTEMS NEWS (USN).

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