DREAM’s primary inputs are a fault tree description of the target system and the basic characteristics of the HPM DEW engaging the target (i.e. the frequency, pulse width, pulse repetition frequency (PRF) power and antenna gain of the HPM source). It also requires the user to select the type of critical electronic component of interest in the target (i.e. Transistor, Digital Integrated Circuit (IC), etc., the type of Port of Entry (POE) for the HPM to enter the target (i.e. dipole, aperture, etc.) and the transmission loss from the POE to the component.
DREAM calculates the probability of electronic upset and/or damage for the overall target system or for any of the sub-systems shown in the fault tree vs the incident power density from the HPM DEW and range. DREAM also provides a summary of the target modeled and HPM DEW parameters used in the analyis. The model can also provide the probability of upset/damage for the critical components selected as a function of the power reaching the critical component.
DREAM’s outputs can be used to estimate the effective radiated power required for an HPM DEW to defeat a Red target for HPM concept studies or it be used to estimate the hardening/protection levels required for a Blue system to survive a threat emitter. DREAM’s outputs can also be used as inputs (i.e. look-up tables) for higher level force-on-force models to investigate the effectiveness of HPM DEWs on the battlefield.
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