SURVICE Publications

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The field of modeling and simulation (M&S) has become an integral part of the systems acquisition process, augmenting design, development, and T&E while reducing program technical and cost risk. M&S...
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SURVICE specializes in the survivability and effectiveness of land, air, and sea vehicle systems used by the Defense industry. Finite element models are built to demonstrate the ability of a system,...
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SURVICE engineers and analysts have supported engine Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E) test planning and management and have experience developing pre-test predictions and post-test analysis. Fuel...
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The SURVICE Engineering Company is a small business that has been providing the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and related customers with high-quality analytical products and services since 1981....
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The SURVICE Engineering Company’s PenCalc™ penetration code is a spreadsheet-based implementation of two well-known penetration algorithms: the Project THOR and the Joint Technical Coordinating Group...
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Leveraging the strength-to-weight advantages of composite materials and unique manufacturing processes, the SURVICE Engineering Company and its manufacturing partner Automated Dynamics Corporation...
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Within the Department of Defense (DoD), test and evaluation (T&E) is the process by which a system is assessed for its capabilities and limitations and evaluated for it’s effectiveness, suitability...
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SURVICE supports DoD and commercial agencies with all aspects of their E3 and SM life-cycle requirements. This support includes vast experience in inter- and intra-system electromagnetic interference...
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The Fire Prediction Model (FPM) is a tool designed to assist analysts in simulating fire ignition, sustainment, and suppression for aircraft, ships, and ground vehicles. FPM is the primary physics...
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SURVICE Fire Works (SFW) is a dedicated team within the SURVICE Engineering Company that is equipped with the tools and expertise to better understand, assess, test, and mitigate the fire threat to...
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Building on 27 years of fixed-wing survivability experience, SURVICE can provide complete support, from concept to fielding and beyond. We support all aspects of vulnerability analyses, from model...
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In response to the need identified by the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) to integrate survivability operational test results with live fire test and evaluation, the SURVICE...
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Lightning strikes are a normal occurrence, but they can be potentially devastating, especially when impacting an aircraft or other combat system in operation. The SURVICE Engineering Company has more...
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In support of the U.S. military’s ongoing critical need to make combat vehicles (particularly air systems) lighter while simultaneously maximizing their survivability and operational performance,...
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The analytical method developed by the SURVICE Engineering Company addresses the particular needs of evaluating the survivability of a networked combat system. It uses the concept of dynamic fault...
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It is critically important that today’s modern weapon systems demonstrate good reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM) characteristics. Poor system RAM has a profound impact on mission...
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The advanced fuel containment technology provides a faster and more robust self-sealing capability than current technologies. The sealing reaction is completely self-contained and functions...
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The Agile Acquisition IDIQ contract will serve as a contract vehicle to support short-term systems development efforts to satisfy warfighter needs efficiently and expeditiously. The types of efforts...
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Specializing in system safety, survivability, and effectiveness, the SURVICE Engineering Company is a small business that has provided the Department of Defense (DoD) and other customers with high...
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SURVICE leverages three decades of combat survivability experience, coupled with a unique blend of DoD, military vehicle manufacturer, and armor supplier relationships, to provide our customers with...
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The SURVICE Engineering Company has specialized for three decades in applying a systems engineering approach in support of the design, development, testing, and fielding of systems that are safe,...
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Geometric models are 3-D computerized representations of systems used to support a variety of end-uses, including engineering design and analysis, preparation of engineering drawings and schematics,...
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GSA OASIS SB, a 100-percent small business set-aside contract, was developed in response to the government’s substantial need for a hybrid, government-wide acquisition vehicle. OASIS SB provides a...
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Tasking to support accreditation of Test and Evaluation Facilities in support of IFF Program Develop an accreditation case for T&E facilities for operational testing Applied risk-based M&S VV&A...
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M&S in T&E: Cost Savings or Cost Burden? M&S use touted as “saving money in T&E” But often it seems to just cost more money Validation often the sticking point How to demonstrate that M&S are “good...
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Conference Focus The 28th Annual National T&E Conference is focusing on proper role of T&E in our Defense System Requirements Process. This paper will address: What constitutes a set of valid...
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The Concept The analytical plan is based on the mission. The data requirements are based on the analytical plan. The test plan is based on the data requirements.
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Because there can be serious negative consequences from acting on erroneous M&S and analysis conclusions, the DOD has developed and is exercising a risk-based process for verifying, validating and...
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When we think of validating models and simulations (M&S), we all think of comparing M&S outputs with test data. But how many of us have ever actually been successful in accomplishing that comparison...
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Topics What does “Mission-Based” really mean? The “Building Block Approach” to LFT&E A Post-Shot Interview with an Anthropomorphic Simulator Parting Shots (Pun Intended)