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Mon, 02/16/2015 - 12:09pm
Introduction In recent years, manufacturers supplying products to the Department of Defense (DoD) have encountered a dramatic increase in the numbers of counterfeit components in the supply chain. ...
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Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:24pm
  Introduction Recent advancements in additive manufacturing (AM) have allowed the technology to move from simple prototyping using plastics to creating fully formed metallic components that can be...
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Wed, 08/05/2015 - 3:14pm
Introduction Although the word “metrology” may be unfamiliar to many in the world of military equipment design and testing, it is a word becoming increasingly important.  Metrology can be defined as...
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Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:57pm
BACKGROUND Various Department of Defense (DoD) modeling and simulation (M&S) groups perform digital and hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) threat missile flyout and hit point analyses to assess weapon...
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Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:40pm
INTRODUCTION During military operations, personnel and vehicles are often exposed to ballistic and blast threats.  Lightweight armor systems are used in situations where there are weight restrictions...
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Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:18pm
BACKGROUND Ongoing research at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has resulted in the development of a ground-target tracking module (GTTM) for the MATLAB®-based Adaptive Sensor Prototyping...
Communities: Military Sensing
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Wed, 10/19/2016 - 5:35pm
  BACKGROUND As technology advances and the U.S. military touts the advantages of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) (such as that pictured in Figure 1) for use in combat, a resounding fact is that...
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Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:12pm
Few people would debate that the United States possesses one of the most effective militaries in the world. One could argue this effectiveness stems largely from our determination, resources, and...
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Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:08pm
Over the last 60 years, sea mines (such as those pictured in Figure 1) have reportedly been responsible for damaging or sinking four times more U.S. Navy ships than any other weapon system [1]....
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Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:14am
Challenging technical problems that are beyond the scope of the free 4 hour technical inquiry can be investigated with a Core Analysis Task (CAT) request. CATs are separately funded research...
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Wed, 09/30/2015 - 3:35pm
"We created a great model for this exercise and what I think is good about it is that it is scalable. We can add more sites, more types of scenarios, we can have more people at more locations doing...
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Thu, 03/31/2016 - 9:43am
INTRODUCTION The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Pennsylvania State University (PSU), and Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in conjunction with the Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O), are...
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Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:19am
Radar-Directed Gun System Simulation RADGUNS Model Screen Capture RADGUNS is used to evaluate the effectiveness of Air Defense Artillery (ADA) gun systems against penetrating aerial targets. It is...
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Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:09pm
In an age of increasingly tighter DoD budgets and heightened acquisition scrutiny, leveraging successes has become more important than ever.  One shining example is the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Weapon...
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Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:59pm
Advanced Low Altitude Radar Model ALARM is a generic digital computer simulation designed to evaluate the performance of a ground-based radar system attempting to detect low-altitude aircraft. The...
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Thu, 09/03/2015 - 4:46pm
2015 Strike Challenge Mobility Demonstration - Light Tactical/Ultra-Light Combat ATV's & Tactical Unit Support Specialized Systems Military and Government units, in part, historically acquire UTV...
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Thu, 08/20/2015 - 5:03pm
Introduction Infrared (IR) technology has undergone a remarkable transformation over the last century.  Rooted in 19th and 20th century developments in photometry, colorimetry, and radiometry and...
Communities: Weapon Systems
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Thu, 12/17/2015 - 8:25am
A fuel cell can keep drones in flight in hours, not minutes. The company behind the technology will show it at CES 2016. UK-based Intelligent Energy, an energy technology group, will showcase the...
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Wed, 03/18/2015 - 4:11pm
Updated Brawler Ver. 8.1: DSIAC would like to announce the latest release of Brawler Version 8.1 with respective documentation. Version 8.1 includes the following enhancements: Addition of Laser...
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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 2:23am
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a fast, simple process for making platinum "nano-raspberries"—microscopic clusters of nanoscale particles of...
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