Systems Digest

1 AUGUST 2023

DSIAC collects and publishes articles related to our technical focus areas on the web to share with the DoD community.


CAMRE Helps Marines Take 3-D Printing to New Heights

The Consortium for Additive Manufacturing Research and Education (CAMRE) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) achieved the first successful demonstration of in-flight 3-D printing aboard a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on June 21 in Southern California.


Notable Technical Inquiry

Fractal Radar

The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) was asked to deliver general information explaining fractal radar. DSIAC performed a literature search and delivered a list of publications/documents with summaries to the inquirer. Fractal radars have been around for the last 20 years and are now just getting traction due to U.S. adversaries showing signs of using this technology. Fractal radar antenna arrays have dynamic element…

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USAF Non-Lethal Weapons Program: A Primer for Defense Professionals and De-escalating Geopolitical Tensions Throughout the Competition Continuum

This webinar provides insight into the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF’s) non-lethal weapons program. It consists of two parts. The first part is a primer on non-lethal weapons (NLWs)/intermediate force capabilities (IFCs) covering the following topics: What Is a Non-Lethal Weapon? Non-Lethal Weapons Program Milestones Transition to Intermediate Force Capabilities The Future of Non-Lethal Options:  Kinetic…


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:…

Cyber-Physical Sensing Working Group Meeting

Cyber-physical sensing explores sensing the induced effects from the physical world through the cyber domain. The effect only exists as a product of cybersystems and their interactions. This includes phenomena transmitted through cyber-physical devices and…

15th Annual Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium (GVSETS)

GVSETS provides the opportunity to personally network and share technical research to approximately 1,800 attendees. Scientists and engineers from government, academia, and industry are invited to submit papers for the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)…

2023 Space Warfighting Forum

The NDIA Space Division and Rocky Mountain Chapter is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Space Warfighting Forum (SWF). Bringing together leaders from industry, government, and academia, SWF 2023 promises to further the discussion on…

2023 Operational Energy & Logistics Summit

The annual Operational Energy and Logistics Summit (OELS) was formed in 2019 to advance operational energy and logistics capabilities and strengthen partnerships between military, academia, industry, federal agencies, and labs to support the U.S. Department…

The Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference

The Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference serves as the premier forum bringing individuals, industry, and aircraft certification authorities together to focus on existing and future certification strategies and methods, as well as ensuring existing aircraft…

Voice From the Community

Kevin Garrison

Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses, IT Studies Division

Kevin Garrison serves as a research staff member conducting research and analysis on a wide range of IT issues, including system analysis, IT cost modeling, cybersecurity, machine learning, and natural language processing. As the former Chief of Analytics in the Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer, he has more than 40 years of federal service and defense
contractor experience. He is a retired U.S. Army officer and Air Force Academy graduate.

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