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The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) is a component of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Information Analysis Center (IAC) enterprise.

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As a DoD IAC, we provide a number of resources and services to help you in your research and provide you with focused expert assistance and unbiased scientific and technical information.

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Converting GPS Coordinates to the WGS84 Format

Can you help transform older GPS coordinates/locations into the current WGS84 format?

State-of-the-Art, Rifle-Rated Helmet Technologies

What are the emerging technologies and ideal ballistic materials to maintain lightweight capabilities for rifle-rated helmets?

Using Carbon Fibers in Hypersonic Vehicle Thermal Protection Systems (TPSs)

Who is researching the use of high-conductivity carbon fibers for TPSs on hypersonic vehicles, and what are their major findings?


Star Power: Blazing the Path to Fusion Ignition

It was the middle of the night on December 5, 2022, and anticipation was building among the handful of researchers and technicians in the National Ignition Facility (NIF) control room. A set of pre-shot simulations had…

U.S. Department of Defense to Prototype Commercial Batteries to Electrify Future Military Platforms

The speed at which the advanced battery sector is growing, along with the continued increase in commercial investments in energy storage, has resulted in significant EV battery maturation and technological advances. The U.S. Department of…

DoD Artificial Intelligence Agents Successfully Pilot Fighter Jet

A joint U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) team executed 12 flight tests in which artificial intelligence, or AI, agents piloted the X-62A Variable Stability In-Flight Simulator Test Aircraft, or VISTA, to perform advanced fighter maneuvers…

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