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DARPA Urban Challenge

The DARPA Urban Challenge features autonomous ground vehicles conducting simulated military supply missions in a mock urban area. Safe operation in traffic is essential to U.S. military plans to use autonomous ground vehicles to conduct important missions. Read more.


● DARPA has selected thirty-six teams as Urban Challenge semifinalists to participate in the National Qualification Event. The webcast of the announcement may be viewed here. Press Release

● The DARPA Urban Challenge will take place in Victorville, California at the site of the former George Air Force Base on November 3, 2007. The National Qualification Event will take place at the same location, October 26-31, 2007.

● All DARPA Urban Challenge events are open to the public and free of charge.