Systems Digest

3 JANUARY 2023

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


Official Says Integrated Deterrence Key to National Defense Strategy

“Integrated deterrence is important in three documents released in 2022:  the National Defense Strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review, and the Missile Defense Review,” said the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities. “Integrated deterrence can be thought of as two things:  integrated and deterrence,” Mara E. Karlin said today at Defense Forum Washington…


Notable Technical Inquiry

Available Thermal, Hyperspectral, or Polarimetric Imagery Datasets

The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) was asked to identify unclassified LWIR, thermal imagery, or polarimetric datasets. DSIAC subject matter experts highlighted the available open-source or government, unclassified, thermal, hyperspectral LWIR, and polarimetric datasets accessible for use in data exploration. These datasets were categorized into openly available datasets and unclassified or FOUO/CUI government access datasets that would be available by request and if allowed…

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Development and Utilization of TIPS Within the FRACTALS at the DEVCOM Analysis Center

The Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Analysis Center (DAC) has developed the Tactical ISR [intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance] Performance Suite (TIPS), a reusable code library that encapsulates the DAC sensor performance models and behavior methodologies. DAC also develops the Framework for Capability-based Tactical Analysis Libraries and Simulations (FRACTALS) to allow integration of numerous item-level performance…


Military Standard 810 (MIL-STD-810) Testing Open Course (NTS Labs, Plano Texas)

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…

Military Additive Manufacturing 2023

The 7th Annual Military Additive Manufacturing Summit (MIL AM) & Technology Showcase resolves around military, aerospace, and defense 3D printing and will feature senior-level government acquisition priorities and advanced technological presentations on cutting-edge innovations across…

UAV Technology USA 2023

Returning for its second year, UAV Technology USA will return to discuss unmanned aerial systems and their evolving role in modern warfare. Attracting leading speakers and experts from all branches of the U.S. military, as…

5th Annual Military Aviation & Air Dominance Summit

The 5th Annual Military Aviation & Air Dominance Summit will convene senior-level experts from across the DoD, acquisition authorities, industry, academia, and other critical partners for a Joint Service discussion revolving around strategic initiatives toward…

Voice From the Community

M Tourangeau RVJI prof photo
Melinda Tourangeau

Executive Director, Board of Directors Chairman, RVJ Institute, Inc.

In addition to her positions at RVJ, Melinda is also President and Cofounder of Warrior Support Solutions, LLC, a woman- and veteran-owned small business that performs research, studies, and analysis in electromagnetic spectrum operations for the U.S. Department of Defense, industry, and academia. She served in the U.S. Air Force as an electrical engineer managing high-technology programs and a data systems engineer and program manager leading several electro-optic and intelligence programs. She holds a patent on photodiode enhancements using nanotechnology.

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