2018 AIAA Defense Forum

2018 AIAA Defense Forum
Event Date: 
May 8, 2018 to May 10, 2018
Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

The AIAA Defense and Security Forum (AIAA DEFENSE Forum) is a SECRET/NoFORN forum for classified discussion of technical, programmatic, and policy issues pertaining to aerospace in U.S. national security.

Leaders from U. S. government, military, industry, and academia explore complex defense challenges in order to develop global solutions. The intersection between defense policy and technical advancements is examined during highly interactive, “no holds barred” programmatic and technical discussions. Experts will present the latest innovative technological breakthroughs that will integrate with current and next-generation defense systems.

AIAA DEFENSE Forum attracts:

  • Government Officials
  • Active and Retired Military
  • Senior Managers and Executives
  • Program Managers
  • Researchers, and Scientists

Technical Topics Include:

  • Advanced Prototypes
  • Computing Systems & Cybersecurity
  • Countermeasures
  • Directed Energy
  • Estimation, Guidance, Navigation and Control
  • Hypersonic Systems and Technologies
  • Innovative Concepts and Technologies
  • Missile Defense
  • Robotic and Unmanned Weapon Systems
  • Space Systems
  • Strategic Missile Systems - Ground Based & Sea Based Deterrent
  • Survivability
  • System and Decision Analysis for National Security
  • Tactical Missiles
  • Weapon System Operational Performance
  • Weapon System Performance Analysis, Modeling and Simulation
  • Weapon System Test and Evaluation