Systems Digest

21 JUNE 2022

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


Leadership Key to Moving Defense Department Toward Data-Driven Future 

In April, the Defense Department hired a former computer science professor and head of machine learning for Lyft to elevate digital and artificial intelligence strategy development and policy formulation. As chief digital and artificial intelligence officer, Craig Martell is responsible for accelerating the adoption of data, analytics, digital solutions, and AI functions. But shifting the…


Notable Technical Inquiry

Research Efforts in Infrasound

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) was asked to identify key contributors to DoD research efforts in infrasound. Infrasound is classified as sound waves with frequencies lower than 20 hertz (Hz) cycles per second.  A variety of things produces infrasound, including natural disasters and animals. Sources of infrasound are in the range from very low-frequency atmospheric fluctuations up to the lower audio frequencies….

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X-ray Computed Tomography as a Reverse Engineering Tool

A tool to see the invisible?  It sounds too good to be true.  Just as medical X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning is used to visualize critical features inside a body to diagnose an elusive illness, industrial X-ray CT is used to uncover hidden information in a part or product to solve a wide variety of…


JAS FY23 Proposal Review Meeting

Registration is now closed, however you can still register by contacting Darnell Marbury at   On June 22-23, 2022, the Joint Aircraft Survivability (JAS) FY23 Proposal Review Meeting (PRM) will be held. It will…

National Space & Missile Materials Symposium

The National Space & Missile Materials Symposium (NSMMS) is jointly hosted with the Commercial and Government Responsive Access to Space Technology Exchange (CRASTE). In their 10th year, both events bring together technologists, users, and decision…

Aviation Forum

The AIAA AVIATION Forum covers the entire integrated spectrum of aviation business, research, development, and technology. Over 1,000 technical presentations on the latest innovations spanning 20+ aviation and aeronautics research topics will be available. Each…

International Armored Vehicles (IAV) USA

IAV USA provides a forum for decision makers and senior leaders from both the customer community and industry to contribute and share knowledge on all aspects of capability development, force generation, and support for armored…

Eglin AFB Tech Expo

The Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) Tech Expo connects government and industry to collaborate on mission requirements and innovative solutions. This event, which is open and free to all Eglin AFB personnel, provides an opportunity…

2022 MSS Tri-Service Radar Symposium (TSRS)

Celebrating its 68th anniversary in 2022, the Tri-Service Radar Symposium (TSRS) is the oldest, continuous meeting of defense radar engineers, scientists, and technologists. This event provides a tri-service forum for presenting a wide range of…

Electric Aircraft Symposium

This year’s 16th Annual EAS returns to an in-person format at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on July 23-24, 2022. EAS 2022 presenters will discuss the latest in electric aircraft, propulsion systems, energy sources, certification, regional and urban…

Voice From the Community

Mark Johnson
Mark S. Johnson

Ph.D. DABT, Toxicology Director, U.S. Army Public Health Center

As the Director of Toxicology, Dr. Johnson is responsible for the operational and technical arm of the Army Surgeon General and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for toxicological matters. He has worked extensively in evaluating the toxicity of military unique compounds and developing and evaluating a phased approach to gathering toxicity data for new compounds. He is a fellow and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Board of Environmental Risk Assessment, SETAC North America, and the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. Dr. Johnson has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and technical reports and serves on several NATO and EPA panels.

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