TALONS: “Exceeding Expectations” on the USS Zephyr

August 15, 2017:  DARPA released a new press release and video about TALONS’ recent demonstration on the USS Zephyr.  For more information about MAPC’s work on the TALONS system, please visit our site! From the DARPA Press Release: TALONS Tested on Commissioned U.S. Navy Vessel for First Time Prototype of low-cost, elevated sensor mast improves ship’s communication range and ability to detect, track, and classify contacts of interest DARPA’s Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) research effort recently demonstrated its prototype of a low-cost, elevated sensor mast aboard a…

DARPA publicly releases information on one of MAPC’s projects: TALONS

Friday, May 8, 2015:  DARPA released information about two exciting projects under its TERN program (Tactically  Exploited  Reconnaissance Node).  The TALONS program mentioned is  led by MAPC. The full press release from DARPA can be found here: http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2015/05/07.aspx The Washington Business Journal share’s DARPA’s enthusiasm for  TALONS,  stating that the TERN program is one of DARPA’s “coolest” projects.  Read the full article here: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/fedbiz_daily/2015/05/drones-at-sea-here-s-the-latest-from-one-of-darpa.html