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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DARPA
Government Agency
Technology
United States

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is designed to drive private sector talent towards technology related defense projects

More About Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DARPA has contributed to 

  • US early space program
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Silicone Microchips
  • GPS
  • Stealth Fighter Jets
  • The Internet (ARPANET sent hte first communication between computers)


DARPA HISTORY

  • Predecessor was ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency)
    • Formed by President Eisenhower after the Soviets launched Sputnik
  • Became DARPA(From ARPA) in the 1970s