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ARPANET
Last modified: Monday, July 02, 2001 

The precursor to the Internet, ARPANET was a large wide-area network created by the United States Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA). Established in 1969, ARPANET served as a testbed for new networking technologies, linking many universities and research centers. The first two nodes that formed the ARPANET were UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute, followed shortly thereafter by the University of Utah.

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD). Their home page provides links to news, their mission, organizational information, and research projects.

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