Systems Digest

19 APRIL 2022

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


Novel, Breakthrough Warfighting Capabilities Discussed by DoD Officials

Defense Department officials yesterday described current and future game-changing warfare capabilities that will ensure national security for the United States, allies, and partners. The venue for the discussion was testimony at a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities hearing. The Defense Innovation Unit successfully prototyped synthetic aperture radar satellites, which can see…


Notable Technical Inquiry

Alternatives to Using Hexavalent Chromium Coatings

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) received a technical inquiry about approved hexavalent chrome replacements for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) applications.  DSIAC subject matter experts performed a study and identified several works that provide lengthy discussions about the available options.  In addition, they identified a National Aeronautics and Space Administration database that focuses on disseminating screening test results for hexavalent chrome-free coatings…

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Military Space Disruptive Technology

This is the first version of this conference. Meet and network with innovation leaders from industry, military, and government across two days, including dedicated networking breaks, drinks receptions, and more. Delve into the latest topics…

22nd Annual Science & Engineering Technology (S&ET) Conference

This year’s annual S&ET conference is being held in conjunction with SOUTHCOM and AFRICOM. It will feature a discussion with government and industry on the 26th and 27th, followed by a classified session on the…

Hypersonic Innovation Conference

The 2022 Hypersonic Innovation Conference will emphasize the pressing need to advance American hypersonic technologies and leverage these technologies to achieve U.S. National Security goals. Topics of discussion will include: Transitioning Hypersonic Technologies from Prototypes to…

2022 Joint Combat Assessment Team Threat Weapons & Effects Training

Registration is now closed. If you have any questions, contact Darnell Marbury by email at or by phone at 703-604-0387 The Joint Combat Assessment Team (JCAT) will host the 2022 Threat Weapons & Effects…

Military Standard 810 (MIL-STD-810) Testing Open Course (NTS Tempe, AZ)

This four-day Military Standard 810 (MIL-STD-810) training focuses on the purpose of each test, the equipment required to perform each test, and the methodology to correctly apply the specified test environments. This class is applicable…

Warfighter Systems Summit

The Defense Strategies Institute’s 5th Annual Warfighter Systems Summit provides leaders within the U.S. Department of Defense, academia, industry, and other critical stakeholders an open “Town Hall” forum that serves as a conduit for information…

Voice From the Community

Scott S. Haraburda, Ph.D., PE, PMP

Director, Activity Support Crane Army Ammunition Activity (CAAA)

Scott Haraburda leads a team of professionals supporting the U.S. Army’s conventional munitions manufacturing and storage site in southern Indiana. His directorate provides CAAA with quality assurance, data analytics, and a variety of other support services. Prior to CAAA, he taught chemistry at West Point, supported the Army Science Board, and worked on a chemical demilitarization project. Dr. Haraburda is a retired Army colonel, a project management professional, and a licensed professional engineer in Michigan and Indiana

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