DARPA's sensor portfolio slashed by half in new five-year plan

By Jason Sherman / April 3, 2024 at 3:14 PM
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's sensor technology portfolio that aims to improve the accuracy and timeliness of surveillance and targeting systems is being offered up as a bill payer in the Pentagon's new five-year spending plan, with proposed reductions of more than $900 million when compared to the current blueprint. This shift, made without explanation in DARPA's fiscal year 2025 budget justification book , cuts across three different funding lines in the agency’s budget and would lower spending by...

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