Defense Systems Digest - 06 November 2018

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Notable Technical Inquiry

What are the testing requirements for solid rocket insensitive munitions and installation of the thrust vector control system?

A DSIAC subject matter expert (SME) responded to a major developer and manufacturer of missile and rocket systems to provide guidance on testing requirements...

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Professor Glenn Boreman
Chair, Dept. of Physics & Optical Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

I am Chair of the Department of Physics & Optical Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I received my BS in Optics from University of Rochester, and my PhD in Optics from University of Arizona. From 1984 to 2011, I was on the faculty of the University of Central Florida and supervised 25 PhD students to completion. I am coauthor of the graduate textbooks Infrared Detectors and Systems and Infrared Antennas and Resonant Structures, and author of Modulation Transfer Function in Optical & Electro-Optical Systems and Basic Electro-Optics for Electrical Engineers. I’ve published over 190 journal articles in the areas of infrared sensors and materials, optics of random media, and image-quality assessment. In 2017, I had the pleasure of serving as the President of SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, and am currently a fellow of SPIE, IEEE, OSA, and MSS. Read more about Professor Boreman at, https://exchange.uncc.edu/chair-of-physics-optical-sciencenamed-ieee-fel...

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Past SOARs:

   05/18 | Unmanned Aerial Systems for Intelligence,

               Surveillance, Reconnaissance

  12/17 | Qualifying Additive Manufacturing Parts

  09/17 | Underbody Blast (UBB) Protection for Ground

              Combat Vehicles

  12/16 | Protection for the Homemade Explosive (HME)

              Researcher: Laboratory Shielding and Personal

              Protective Equipment