DSIAC State-of-the-Art Report (SOAR)

Type of Content
Counter-Materiel (CM) Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) Technologies image
Report Date: 
May 2019
Author(s): 
Dennis Metz
Richard Smardzewski, Ph.D.
Caroline Lochner
This state-of-the-art report (SOAR) addresses the definition of countermateriel (CM) non-lethal weapons (NLW) technologies and presents a brief overview of the history associated with their evolution. It focuses on the investigative research efforts...
Publication Date: 
4 December 2018
Advancements in Minimum Signature (MS) Propellants for Insensitive Munitions (IM) Rocket Motors image
Report Date: 
November 2018
Author(s): 
Albert DeFusco
Jamie Neidert
An extensive summary of contemporary research and development into MS rocket motor propellants is provided, with emphasis on achieving IM compliance. MS propellants have existed since the late 1800s and continue to progressively improve. Developing...
Publication Date: 
6 November 2018
Unmanned Aerial Systems for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance
Report Date: 
May 2018
Author(s): 
Matthew Harbaugh
This report summarizes information about various unmanned aerial systems (UAS) platforms currently used for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). The applicability of various UAS platforms and sensor payloads for specific types of...
Publication Date: 
14 August 2018
What research and information is available regarding the cognitive abilities and technological trends of autonomous systems? DSIAC was asked to investigate research...
How can neuromorphic computing be applicable to UAS navigation and sensing? Fully addressing the scope of this inquiry request extends beyond a standard technical...
How efficient is Dahlgren Decon/Decon Green as a decontaminate against chemical, biological, and radioactive particles and how does it compare to DF200? DSIAC was asked...