In nearly 60 years as a byword for high-risk, high-payoff technology development, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) only occasionally has been involved in pushing the state of the art in ground combat vehicles.  In contrast, Darpa has sponsored a long line of experimental aircraft, from the forward-swept-wing Grumman X-29 to the scramjet-powered hypersonic Boeing X-51. Now the agency wants to apply the X-plane model to armored fighting vehicles. The new Ground ...

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