Notable Technical Inquiries (TIs)

Notable Inquiries

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Optimal Paths for Evading Directed-Energy Weapons (DEWs)

Are there viable pathfinder tools to compute optimized evasion paths for friendly assets under threat by hostile laser or radio frequency DEW systems? What software algorithms can calculate environmental effects and exploit DEW system or sensor limitations?

Open-Source Reflectance and Thermal Property Databases

What thermal and radiative material property databases are publicly available near standard temperature and pressure (STP) conditions?

Gaps Between Civilian and U.S. Department of Defense for Determining Airworthiness of Additively Manufactured Parts

What gaps are there between civilian and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) aerospace for determining airworthiness of additively manufactured (AM) parts and repairs?

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) for Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)

What UASs can carry out an autonomous unmanned maritime ISR mission?

Models and Simulation Demonstrating Cavitation and Hydrodynamic Ram Effects Within Fuel Tanks

What models and simulation tools model cavitation, bubble growth, and hydrodynamic ram effects within fuel tanks?

Machine-Learning to Detect Battle Damage Using Satellite Images

What computer-vision/machine-learning work has been done to detect battle damage from satellite images?

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