Systems Digest

8 MARCH 2022

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


Increasing Production Is Important for Hypersonics, Defense Official Says

“The Defense Department is working hard on developing both hypersonic offensive and defensive capabilities. But in the immediate future, one of the most important areas to be developed is increasing the capacity at which such systems can be produced,” said Gillian Bussey, director of the Joint Hypersonics Transition Office. “I would say that everything we’re…


Notable Technical Inquiry

Information on Hypersonic Variants of Maneuverable Reentry Vehicles, Glide Vehicles, and Cruise Missiles

The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) received a request for documentation available on Joint Tests (JTs), Quick Reaction Tests (QRTs), or Joint Technology Test Demonstrations reports related to U.S. hypersonic glide vehicles (HGVs), advanced maneuverable reentry vehicles, hypersonic cruise missiles, and Joint Procedures for Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment (IWTAA) of HGV (J-PITH). DSIAC searched the Defense Technical Information Center’s Research and Engineering…

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Smart Manufacturing Strategies and Technologies

This webinar addresses the design, testing, and evaluation of an integrated and holistic framework for integrity management of manufacturing components/systems/processes seeking to improve productivity and product quality while reducing the logistics footprint. Traditional maintenance practices in government and industry have been mostly reactive in addressing needs for “fix it when broken” or “fix it in…



Conference topics include: Environment and Sustainable Aviation Autonomy and AI Safety and Human Factors Modeling, Simulation, and Testing Additive Manufacturing and Materials Cybersecurity/Cyber-Physical Security Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Leadership (IDEAL) Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)…

Unmanned Systems & Robotics Summit

The 2022 Unmanned Systems & Robotics Summit provides opportunities, including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions. As an interdepartmental event, this summit will bring together discussion of the Army’s next generation…

Satellite 2022

Satellite 2022 will offer several different track passes, including Government & Military Track Pass, Executive All-Access Pass, LEO & Smallsat Track Pass, and Tech Track Pass.  Sessions will cover topics such as geo-intelligence, space, satellite…

2022 Joint Aircraft Survivability Program (JASP) Model Users Meeting (JMUM)

*Registration for this event is now closed* Overview The 2022 Joint Aircraft Survivability Program (JASP) Model Users Meeting (JMUM) will take place March 21–25, 2022 at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Conference Center, 250 14th…

2022 Undersea Warfare Spring Conference

This conference will include a full day of technical breakout sessions in sensor systems, mine warfare systems, undersea vehicles (including weapons), aviation, C4I, combat systems, and Warfighter performance.

Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing Open Course (Westpak San Jose)

This three-day training in fundamentals of random vibration and shock testing covers all the information required to plan, perform, and interpret the results of all types of dynamic testing. Some of the additional areas covered…

Voice From the Community

Leye Aina

Staff Consultant

Dr. Leye Aina joined Ball Aerospace in 2019 as a Staff Consultant responsible for detector science, technology, and product advancement, with a focus on new detector concepts, designs, and production process enhancements for next-generation lidar cameras and space-based sensors for national defense, tactical, and space applications. Prior to joining Ball Aerospace, he was a Senior Principal Research Scientist at BAE Systems FAST Labs, where he was involved in the development of novel sensor integration and processing technologies. He was also President and Co-founder of Epitaxial Technologies, LLC, a developer and producer of ultrasensitive, linearmode avalanche photodiodes and sensors.

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