The Pentagon's advanced research arm needs to shift its
resources to the future and away from technologies needed for ongoing wars, the
agency's new director said last week. The Defense Advanced Research Projects
Agency, much like the rest of the Defense Department, has spent the past decade
"influenced and driven" by the wars in the Middle East, said director Arati
Prabhakar. As a result, some of the agency's focus has been on taking
technologies to the field and making sure products are getting into the hands
of the warfighters, she said at a National Defense Industrial Association event.
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