Systems Digest

22 AUGUST 2023

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


U.S. Strategic Command Stands up Joint EMS Operations Center

U.S. Strategic Command officially stood up the Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Operations Center (JEC) during a ceremony at USSTRATCOM Headquarters on Offutt Air Force Base, July 26, 2023. The JEC will serve as the heart of the U.S. Department of Defense’s electromagnetic spectrum operations, with the primary goal of restructuring accounts for force management, planning,…


Notable Technical Inquiry

Space-Related Research and Capabilities in China

The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) was asked to investigate China’s satellite industry. Key questions addressed include the current number of Chinese satellites in Earth orbit, the technical specifications of China’s military and civilian satellites, China’s satellite manufacturing capabilities, major organizations involved in China’s satellite production, and the Chinese government’s funding and development priorities for its satellite industry. DSIAC staff addressed these questions by…

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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…


Military Standard 810 (MIL-STD-810) Test Training (Huntsville, AL)

This four-day Military Standard 810 (MIL-STD 810) test 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…

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 –…

FY23 JAS Program Review (JPR)

The Joint Aircraft Survivability Program Office (JASPO) will host the 2023 Joint Aircraft Survivability (JAS) Program Review (JPR) at the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC Pacific) on 19-21 September 2023. The purpose of the review…

The Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference

The 2020 Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment (AA&S) Conference is the recognized premier conference of breaking- edge technology and research, in the critical area of airworthiness & sustainment, for the military and commercial aerospace industry. This conference draws…

Voice From the Community

Dr. Jean-Charles Stinville

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Stinville is an assistant professor at the Materials Science and Engineering Department of the University of Illinois,
where he researches mechanical properties and damage processes of metallic materials under severe environmental conditions
related to defense, transportation, and energy sectors. His team focuses on developing and characterizing metallic materials and leveraging high throughput/resolution techniques. His work covers cryogenic to extremely high-temperature material behavior, primarily focusing on additive manufacturing, steels, superalloys, and high-entropy alloys.

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