DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit Compilation

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Round 2 Day 3

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Round 1 & 2 Highlights

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Garage-Mahal

Take a tour of the team garage at the SubT Challenge Urban Circuit. Between runs in Subterranean Challenge circuits, the team garages offer the most action. In the spirit of cooperation in competition, in addition to readying their own platforms for runs, participants engage across teams and regularly share tools and expertise.

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Round 1 Day 1 Recap

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Round 2 Day 1 Recap

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Round 1 Day 2

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Round 1 Day 3

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Highlights from Round 1

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: Helmets Explained

Throughout the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit, members of the teams and DARPA staff wear safety helmets signifying their respective roles in the competition.

Ten teams arrived to Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, to compete in the Systems competition Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which ran Jan. 23-30. Two teams participated in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

Moving In and Checking Out – DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit

Teams arrived on-site Feb. 18, 2020, for the Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit.

Ten teams will compete in the Systems competition at Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington, Feb. 18-27, 2020. Eight teams qualified to participate in the Virtual competition, which will run Jan. 23-30. Two teams will compete in both Virtual and Systems events.

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks to better equip warfighters and first responders to explore human-made tunnel systems, urban underground, and natural cave networks, while decreasing risk to human lives. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments. The Tunnel Circuit took place in August 2019. The Cave Circuit is planned for August 2020, and the Final Event incorporating all three underground environments is targeted for August 2021.

Preview: Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit (Virtual)

This video provides a preview of the qualification environment for the Virtual Urban Circuit of the Subterranean (SubT) Challenge. In the SubT Challenge, teams deploy autonomous ground and aerial systems to attempt to map, identify, and report artifacts along courses in underground environments. The artifacts represent items a first responder or service member may encounter in underground environments. The SubT Challenge Systems and Virtual competitions aim to create a community of multidisciplinary teams from wide-ranging fields to foster breakthrough technologies in autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility for underground environments.