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DOD innovation insurgents gain footing in Pentagon bureaucracy

November 29, 2017 |
Justin Doubleday
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The students at Stanford University were tackling one of the Pentagon's most perplexing problems: How do you constantly monitor important regions of the world for emerging developments, such as preparations for a ballistic missile launch in North Korea? The students thought a relatively new technology, synthetic aperture radar, could address the gaps in coverage left by large government spy satellites. Last year, they started talking to defense agencies about their idea to put hundreds of such radars in vehicles the...

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