DARPA is running a challenge for teams to come up with ways to quickly map and assess underground tunnel conditions, to help in time-sensitive emergency situations.
“One of the main limitations facing warfighters and emergency responders in subterranean environments is a lack of situational awareness; we often don’t know what lies beneath us,” said Timothy Chung, program manager in DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO). “The DARPA Subterranean Challenge aims to provide previously unimaginable situational awareness capabilities for operations underground.”
Prizes: 750,000 to 2,000,000
[ Atomic Entertainment ]