Notable Technical Inquiries (TIs)

Notable TIs are some of the most recent and impactful research efforts done by DSIAC in response to technical inquiries that were submitted by the defense systems community members. These TIs are intended to give a sampling of the wide range of questions presented and responses produced by DSIAC under the free 4 hours of information research support.

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Details Regarding the Organic Industrial Base (OIB) Master Plan

Can you provide insight and guidance into development of a Master Plan detailing optimization of facilities, infrastructure, equipment, and the digital depot for the OIB?

Alternatives to Using Hexavalent Chromium Coatings

What are Department of Defense-approved alternatives to hexavalent chromium in aerospace coatings for use on government/military aircraft (aluminum) and/or ground support equipment (steel)?

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

What documentation is available on Joint Tests, Quick Reaction Tests, or Joint Technology Test Demonstrations reports related to U.S. hypersonic glide vehicles, advanced maneuverable reentry vehicles, hypersonic cruise missiles, or Joint Procedures for IWTAA of HGV (J-PITH)?

Combustion Efficiency Data for Liquid-Fueled Ramjets

How can combustion efficiency be estimated for a liquid-fueled ramjet with a given combustor length or bulk flow residence time flying in the Mach 2-3 range?

Techniques to Camouflage and Deceive AI/ML or Autonomous Systems on the Battlefield

What techniques of camouflage and deception are effective against AI/ML or autonomous systems on the battlefield?

L-VIRA, a germ-zapping robot, emits a flash of ultraviolet c (UVC) light for disinfection of an Intensive Care Unit hospital room at William Beaumont Army Medical Center (Photo Credit: U.S. Army).

Ultraviolet (UV) Bulb Manufacturers and Distributors in the United States

Who are manufacturers and distributors of ultraviolet (UV) bulbs in the United States?

An acoustic hailing device (AHD) being installed on a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) (Source: U.S. Army Picatinny Arsenal).

Research Efforts in Long-Range Acoustic Messaging

Who are the key players in U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) research efforts in long-range acoustic communications, and what are they doing?

High-Voltage, Direct-Current Battery Management Systems (BMS)

Who makes hardware and software solutions for high-voltage lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery systems?

Small Particle Effects on Hypersonic and Subsonic Flight Vehicles

What information is available on the effects of certain flight conditions, namely the interactions of small and large particulates in the air, on high-speed (hypersonic/supersonic) vehicles?

U.S. Army Process for Concept and Research Development

What is the U.S. Army's process for research and concept development?

Assured Position Navigation and Timing (APNT)

What research or programs exist regarding alternative position navigation and timing (APNT)?


What information is available on the Fusion-Oriented C4ISR Utility Simulation (FOCUS) model?

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