Survivability and Vulnerability

The science and technology for remaining mission capable after a military engagement to avoid or survive a hostile threat (survivability of platforms and ability against specific threats). This subcategory comprises four elements: susceptibility, vulnerability, recoverability, and lethality.

Recent Inquiries

High-Voltage, Direct-Current Battery Management Systems (BMS)

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) received a technical inquiry requesting information on commercial hardware or software applications that detect, manage, and control abnormal and/or dangerous high-voltage lithium-ion battery conditions.  The purpose of…

U.S. Army Process for Concept and Research Development

In support of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) and Future and Concepts Center (FCC) Team Ignite efforts to synchronize the Army concept and capability development process, the Defense Systems Information Analysis Center…

Hot Air Decontamination of Aircraft Exposed to Biological Warfare Agents

The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) discussed the issue with chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear subject matter experts (SMEs) from military units; U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy research laboratories; and joint program offices….

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Webinars

Active Denial Technology Computational Human Effects End-To-End Hypermodel (ADT CHEETEH)

The ADT CHEETEH is a computational model simulating the response of a human target to Active Denial Technology (ADT). ADT is a counterpersonnel, nonlethal weapon system developed for military use. ADT subjects a target to…

Characterization of Composite Spaced Armor Performance

Composite spaced armor is an unconventional armor system capable of stopping armor-piercing projectiles at lower areal density than possible with traditional metallic and ceramic armor systems, which makes it especially attractive for weight-sensitive applications.  Prior…

Preventing Injuries in Combat Through Actionable Analysis

The Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injuries in Combat (JTAPIC) program links medical, intelligence, operational, and materiel development communities to improve strategies to prevent or mitigate traumatic injuries in Service members.  Combining multidisciplinary data…

Events

Advanced Material for Defense

The Defense Strategies Institute presents its 4th annual Advanced Materials for Defense Summit. Speakers from the DoD Labs, military, and academia will come together to discuss the integration of advanced materials and manufacturing processes on…

2021 Joint Aircraft Survivability (JAS) Program Review (JPR)

The Joint Aircraft Survivability Program Office (JASPO) will host the 2021 Joint Aircraft Survivability (JAS) Program Review (JPR) at the Dougherty Conference Center, Offutt Air Force Base (AFB), NE, on 19-21 October 2021. The purpose…

2021 Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition

The Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition will bring together the armaments, robotics, munitions, and explosive ordnance disposal communities. The conference, which includes capabilities briefings, keynote speakers, panels, technical papers, exhibits, and a live-fire demonstration,…