Systems Digest

26 OCTOBER 2021

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


General Says Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Play Important Role in Network Defense

Attacks by hostile governments and criminal networks on civilian and Defense Department cyberspace assets are constant threats. As artificial intelligence grows in cyberspace and as it matures to enterprise-scale, it too will become a target, said the Director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. The first aspect of cyber defense of AI starts with the…


Notable Technical Inquiry

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 the inquiry was to determine battery management solutions for military environments.  DSIAC staff and academic subject matter experts with experience working on advanced battery development programs performed open-source research of…

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Who Is Leading in AI/ML? An Unbiased Look at the Global AI/ML Landscape

Development of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) capabilities is unquestionably on the rise, as the United States and other nations seek to increase their military strength. Less clear is the ranking of those nations – who is leading the way in AI/ML? How does U.S. AI/ML research and development compare to other nations, such as China?…


Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing (San Diego, CA)

The Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing Course is intended for government, industry, and academia engineers who want practical knowledge about mechanical vibration and mechanical shock test, measurement, analysis, designing for dynamics also calibration,…

Space Resiliency Summit

The 8th Space Resiliency Summit will bring together members of the DoD, industry, and intelligence community to discuss the growing threat of China and Russia in the modern-day space race. Topics will also include the…

Joint Army-Navy-NASA-Air Force (JANNAF) December Subcommittee Meetings

Subcommittee meetings are spread from Monday through Friday, December 6-10, and Monday through Thursday, December 13-16. Topics include the following: 47th Structures and Mechanical Behavior (SMBS) 43rd Propellant and Explosives Development and Characterization (PEDCS) 34th…

Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC)

The Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) will be conducted simultaneously with the Parts and Material Management Conference, formerly named the Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages Conference. This conference is a forum for enhancing the efforts…

The 68th Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium

The theme for the 68th Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium is “opportunities for machine learning in reliability and maintainability.” RAMS attendees will be able to participate in 22 comprehensive tutorials, 32 technical paper sessions, 4…

2022 Personnel Recovery (PR) Modernization

The Air Force Independent Research and Development (IR&D) Office, in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Personnel Recovery Mission Area (PRMA) community, are staging the 2022 PR Modernization IR&D Technology Interchange Meeting (TIM)….

Voice From the Community

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Dr. George F. Stone

Director, C5ISR Interoperability and Modeling Solutions

Dr. George F. Stone has 35+ years of experience in defense modeling, simulation, training, and analysis. While in the U.S. Army, he was a
director, assistant professor, program manager, technical director, and software team lead for major military acquisition simulations
programs, such as JSIMS, JWARS, and WARSIM, and organizations, including Army G-3/5/7 AMSO, OSD, NATO, and USMA. At QinetiQ,
he currently manages programs in 3-D terrain visualization, virtual and augmented reality, and C2 integration tools for synthetic training and
operational environments.

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