The scientific study of energy under transformation in the context of defense systems and military applications.

Recent Inquiries

Alternatives to R600a (Isobutane) Refrigerant

What are nonflammable alternatives for R600a isobutane refrigerant?

Boron Combustion and Airbreathing Propulsion

What publications are available on boron combustion related to airbreathing propulsion?

Thermobaric Warhead Optimization

How have solid fuel thermobaric warheads been optimized, and have they been optimized for specific performance?


Emerging Applications of Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics in Naval Energy Autonomy

This webinar will present several emerging applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML) in naval energy autonomy and digital transformation and summarize relevant research and development efforts carried out by the University of Dayton…

A Materials Science Perspective on Space Propulsion Technology

Space, especially the near-space frontier, is becoming increasingly important to world powers.  The space domain is integral to the military, politics, civilian life, and science. Much research and development work is being done to improve…

Emerging Applications for Ionic and Electric Energetic Materials

Ionic energetic materials are relatively new compared to legacy materials such as ammonium perchlorate, double-base HMX, and hydrazine.  Ionic energetic materials are hydroxy ammonium nitrate liquid oxidizer based, which is safer and has better performance…


Hypersonic Technology & Systems Conference (HTSC)

HTSC’s emphasis is on systems and applied technology. This conference highlights the nation’s investments in systems-integrated hypersonic technologies for both research and development and weapon platform integration for offense and defense. It brings together the…

Fuze/FFC/Demil Conference & Exhibition

Colocated events:  66th Annual Fuze Conference, Future Force Capabilities Conference & Exhibition, 23rd Global Demilitarization Symposium & Exhibition. Join NDIA at the 3rd Annual Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition scheduled for September 25 –…

Space and Missile Defense Symposium

The Space and Missile Defense Symposium (SMD) brings together the top government and industry leaders in space and missile defense in one event. Hear directly from senior leaders with leading government and industry organizations, including:…