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DARPA launches effort to shorten analysis cycle for security situations

30 November 2017

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing technology to enable analysts to rapidly develop models that can address national security situations.

The predictive type models will enable different scenarios to be analysed as well as analysis of various intervention strategies.

The goal of DARPA’s World Modelers effort is to reduce the amount of time it takes to examine an issue, analyse it, come up with solutions and responses, and then write a report, Joshua Elliot, programme director for DARPA’s World Modelers, told Jane’s .

The programme, which should begin in early 2018, will initially examine a regional food security situation, such as the famine in South Sudan.

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