Press Releases

Press Releases

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announces today the launch of the Mercury Challenge.

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announces today a Participant’s Day for the Credibility Assessment System Evaluation—“CASE” —prize challenge.

LGBTA—A for Allies—officers from across the Intelligence Community today gathered at the National Maritime Intelligence Center in Washington, D.C. for the Seventh Annual “IC Pride” Summit. This year’s event included speakers from across the community most notably, Office of Naval Intelligence Commander Rear Admiral Robert Sharp and Executive Leader Todd Weiler, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs.

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announces today the Fusion of Face Recognition Algorithms—“FOFRA”—prize challenge, in partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The challenge aims to improve recognition of face images through fusing the outputs of multiple algorithms applied to the same input imagery.

While I cannot discuss the substance of Thursday's classified briefings, I was pleased that both meetings were bipartisan and that we were able to clearly and directly address the Members’ questions and concerns while also protecting sensitive sources and methods. As the White House has stated, Chief of Staff John Kelly and White House lawyer Emmet Flood were there to relay the President’s desire for as much openness as possible under the law; and both left—as planned—before the substantive portion of the meeting began.

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