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smart ceo's voltage awards; leaders in technology 2013
02/15/2013
On May 9 th , Baltimore magazine SmartCEO will hold its annual VOLTAGE Awards ceremony to celebrate the role that technology plays in the local business community and the future impact the technology
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Dave Fansler
01/23/2013
On June 3, 2012, John (Dave) Fansler, former SURVICE employee and long-time aircraft survivability practitioner and consultant, passed away. He was 86 years old. Dave’s work in survivability and
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EM Railgun Test
01/22/2013
SURVICE has been supporting the Air Warfare and Naval Weapons Application Division of the Office of Naval Research in its development and operation of EM railgun equipment at its Naval Surface Warfare
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jeff at B&GC event
01/22/2013
January 14 th - After 2 years on the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County, Jeff Foulk was appointed the organization’s new board president. With 5 clubs and more than 4,000 young members,
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Dennis Stanford with Clovis stone points from the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. (Photo by Chip Clark)
01/19/2013
Based on the findings of a decade-long study (that SURVICE Metrology supported), archaeologists from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History have published a new book that challenges some
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rapid prototyping product
01/16/2013
SURVICE Metrology now offers in-house 3-D printing services to provide rapid prototyping and final/finished products. This service uses Object’s Eden250 3-D printer, which prints high-resolution,
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Problem Statement In the main, acquisition programs are pursued without detailed explanation of the value added in operational context, relative to higher and lower level missions, using a standard...
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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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The Missions and Means Framework (MMF) is an ideal structure for conducting trade studies. MMF has broad applicability in all aspects of the military decision-making and system acquisition process,...
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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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Background Protecting crew occupants has always been the primary concern for vehicle survivability design. The historical approach to maximizing survivability was to protect the occupants by...
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In This Presentation Fault Tree Utility Selection Process OpenFTAMV Development Overview of MV Specific Features Future Plans Demonstration
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ARL WMRD Underbody Blast Work
SURVICE provides Modeling and Simulation (M&S), and Live Fire Vulnerability Testing (LFVT) support to the warfighter, increasing combat and tactical vehicle crew survivability with quantified...
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The goal of SURVICE Metrology is to establish a world-class business unit that provides integrated metrology solutions, dimensional inspection and modeling services, custom engineered solutions, and...
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Abbreviated Definition: The ability to be mission capable after an encounter with a hostile threat Requirements for UAS survivability will morph and grow as their applicability transitions from a...
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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)
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CH-53K
This SURVICE project focused on the Vulnerability reduction of the CH-53K based on analysis of its structure, gearboxes, armor, fuel system, drive shafts, pitch rods, fire protection, hydraulic system...