CERDEC-NMTC

Report
UNCLASSIFIED
U.S. Army Research, Development and
Engineering Command
CERDEC Overview
to Northeastern Maryland
Technology Council (NMTC)
(11 April 2013)
Ms. Jill H. Smith, SES
Technical Director
Overall Classification of this briefing is
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Distribution Statement A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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RDECOM Organization
RFEC
Atlantic
RFEC
Pacific
RFEC
Americas
AMRDEC
ARDEC
ARL
CERDEC
ECBC
NSRDEC
TARDEC
Aviation & Missile
Research,
Development &
Engineering Center
Armaments
Research,
Development &
Engineering Center
Army Research
Laboratory
CommunicationElectronics Research,
Development &
Engineering Center
Edgewood
Chemical
Biological Center
Natick Soldier
Research,
Development &
Engineering Center
Tank and
Automotive
Research,
Development &
Engineering Center
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Communications-Electronics Research,
Development and Engineering Center
Mission:
To develop and integrate Command,
Control, Communications, Computers,
Intelligence, Surveillance,
Reconnaissance (C4ISR)
Technologies that enable Information
and Cyber Dominance and Decisive
Lethality for the Networked Warfighter
Vision:
To employ the imagination and
innovation of this nation’s brightest
professionals to provide America’s
brave sons and daughters with the
most effective solutions to ensure
mission success and their safe return
home
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CERDEC Leadership
Director
Ms. Jill Smith
PD C4ISR & Net
Ops
Military Deputy
LTC Quentin Smith
LTC Scot Grieg
(acting)
Associate Director for
Systems Engineering
Associate Director
Associate Director
for Technology and
Strategic Planning
Senior Enlisted
Advisor
MSG Jim Fuller
Mr. Bruce Testa
Mr. Frank Vellella
(Acting)
Mr. Robert Zanzalari
Command, Power and
Integration Directorate
Space & Terrestrial
Comms Directorate
Night Vision &
Electronic Sensors
Directorate
Intelligence &
Information Warfare
Directorate
Software
Engineering
Directorate
Product Realization
Directorate
Mr. John Willison (SES)
Dr. Paul Zablocky (ST)
(Acting)
Mr. Donald Reago
Mr. Henry Muller (SES)
Mr. Michael Skurla
Mr. Ronald Michel
• Mission Command
• Science and Technology
• Information / Network Operations • IEW Support
• Technical Programs
• Countermine
• Modeling and Simulation
• Electronic Warfare Air/ Ground
Survivability
• Avionics & Force Protection Software
Support
• CCS/ Avionics
• Computing Platforms
• Systems Engineering Analysis &
Modeling and Simulation
(SEAMS)
• Prototyping, Integration &
Testing
• Cyber Security & Information
Assurance
• Ground Combat Systems
• Intel Systems & Processing
• Tactical Communications
• Special Projects & Prototyping
• RADAR/ Combat Identification
• Satellite & Management Sys
• Intelligence Electronic Warfare
Sensors/ Night Vision
• Air Systems
• SIGINT/ QRC
• Cyber Security & Data Standards
• I2WD Flight Activity
• Battlespace Command Solutions
• Army Power
• SATCOM
• Antennas & Spectrum Analysis
As of 1 Apr 2013
• Communication Networks &
Networking (CNN)
• Communications
• Quality Engineering & Product
Assurance
• Fire Support
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CERDEC C4ISR Capabilities
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Science & Technology/Engineering
& Quality Assurance Missions
Science & Technology Core Efforts
• Mission Command (Applications)
System Engineering Services
• Life Cycle Systems Engineering
Technologies
Smart buyers
Skilled personnel
Leveraged facilities
• Soldier and Mobile Power & Energy
• Network Management
• Software Engineering
• Tactical and Strategic Communications
• Security Engineering, Certification and
Accreditation, Information Assurance
• Cyber Operation (Protect, Exploitation, Attack)
• Project Leadership
• Intelligence and Surveillance
• Independent Product / Process Assessment
• Reconnaissance and Targeting
• Sustainment Engineering Support
• Intelligence Fusion
• Rapid Prototype Engineering / Integration
• IED, Mine, and Minefield Detection and Defeat
• Soldier Sensors
• Electronic Warfare (Air and Ground)
• Position, Navigation, and Timing
• Production / Quality / Reliability Engineering
Real world needs
Unforeseeable requirements
Transition opportunities
Leveraged facilities
• Configuration Management, Specifications &
Standardization Program Management
• Technical / Acquisition Management
• Systems Engineering and Integration
Rapid Fielding of Systems Directly to the Warfighter
Rucksack Enhanced Transformative
Portable Power
Apps
System
13 Months
Immediate In Theater
Development
Night Eagle
(Airborne
Persistent
Surveillance)
12 Months
Duke V2
Stargrazer Constant Hawk
(Airborne
Electronic Attack (Man portable
Persistent
(Fixed site, network electronic attack
system)
Surveillance)
enabled EW system)
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12 Months
9 Months
15 Months
Interrogation
Arms (IED
Detection)
4 Months
Ghost/Helios
(Non-Lethal
Warning)
12 Months
Cerberus
(Force Protection)
6
6 Months
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Strategic Initiatives
1. Cyber
2. Common Operating Environment
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Vision and Computing Environments
• CIO G6 Vision: Set of
standards, products,
architectures, and processes
that enable agility and
interoperability
• Scope of COE implementation
requires systematic and
manageable approach
• Clustering similar systems based
on mission environments to
facilitate implementation
ASA(ALT) Organized COE Space Into Manageable
Pieces: Computing Environments
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* COE Architecture – Appendix C to Guidance for ‘End
State’ Army Enterprise Network Architecture,
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October 2010
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Current approach
GPS
Applications
PM APPS
PM GPS
PM Network
PM Sensors
Surveillance
4G Network
“When technology gets out of the way, everything
becomes delightful.” Apple
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Current Approach
PDCue
Sensing
360o
• Independent systems
with their own displays
and controls
• Integration is limited to
resolving interference
among systems
SA
GPS
MT6352
VRC103
VRC-110
Comms
VRC104
Comms
OGPK w/
Overhead
Sensing
Protection
RWS /
CROWS
Overhead Wire
Mitigation
Comms
Display
GPS
WALK
Sensing
Boomerang
VIC-3
Display
DAGR
BFT
Sensing
Check 6
Display
GPS
Duke
DVE
GPS
Display
Sensing
Comms
RHINO
Comms
Direction
Finding
Sensing
Sensing
SINCGARS/VRC-92
Comms
Display
Comms
Common
Controller/GUI
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System of Systems and COE
PDCue
Tomorrow
(Next Generation)
360o SA
• All vehicle “peripherals”
adhere to standardized
interfaces
• Common user interface
and control for all
systems
MT6352
VRC103
VRC-110
RWS /
CROWS
VRC104
VIC-3
BFT
Boomerang
DAGR
Check 6
EW
Vehicle Data Network
DVE
Digital Driver’s
Instrument
Panel (DIP)
Power
Distribution
Unit
Engine and
Powerpack
Access Point
(IEEE 802.11) [Transmits
Diagnostic and Logistics
Data in Garrison]
Vehicle Control Bus (Unclassified)
Vehicle Video Bus (Unclassified)
• Common processing
unit, databus and
software environment
allowing rapid
development of new
applications
Unclassified
Data
Unclassified
Data
Slip Ring
Classified Data
Unclassified
Data
Unclassified
Data
Power
Distribution
Unit
Common Log
Operational
Environment 2
(CLOE)
Diagnostics and
Prognostics
Vehicle Controls
Cross
Domain
Guard
All Source
Analysis
System (ASAS)
Maneuver
Control System
(MCS)
Advanced Field
Artillery Tactical
Data System
(AFATDS)
Unclassified
Data
Unclassified
Data
360
Situation
Awareness
Cameras
Only on
Reconnaissance
and Fire Support
Vehicles
Mission
Rehersal
Rover
Classified
Data
Mast
Mounted
EO/IR
Sensors
Classified
Data
Networked
I/O
Computing
Inertial Unit
Unclassified
Data
Unclassified
Data
FBCB2
Commander’s
Remote
FBCB2
Display
Classified
Data
Classified
Data
Mission
Data
Storage
Single Point
Downloader
Classified
Data
Unclassified
Data
Unclassified
Data
Embedded
Training
Operator Workstations
(Displays & Controls)
with Cross Domain Guard to
allow multiple levels of
classification on the same
display
RHINO
Classified
Data
Data Network (Classified)
EPLRS
BFT
SINCGARS/VRC-92
Networked
I/O
Computing
• Common services
provided by the vehicle
bus
Data Network (Unclassified)
Mass
Memory
Storage
SINCGARS
Ku-Band
SatCom
GPS
Near Term
Digital Radio
(NTDR) or Joint
Tactical Radio
Only on
Commander’s
Vehicles
System (JTRS)
Vehicle Data and Power
Architectures
Sensor
Comms
CRCIED
SA
Other
Capability Card-Level Devices
Common
Software Framework
Controller/GUI
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System of Systems and COE
Future
(Leap Ahead)
• Common processing
unit, databus and
software environment
allowing rapid
development of new
applications
Tx C
Tx B
Tx A
DAC
Processor
Processor
Processor
ADC
Processor
Rx C
Rx B
Rx A
RF Distribution
Interface
• Common services
necessary to build
“systems” are provided
by the vehicle
Power
Management
Controller
• “Systems” are
developed by
combining building
blocks in software
RF Distribution
Transmitter
cFlash
• Vehicle “peripherals”
are now building blocks
PNT
Receiver
Amplifiers
Antennas
Cameras
Software Framework
Common
UI
Comms
CRCIED
SA
Other
Capability Card-Level Devices
Trade offs between performance
and cost are necessary
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Application Development
SINCGARS/VRC-92
Direction
Finding
Radio
Communications
RF Detection
RWS / CROWS
N
Tx C
Tx B
Tx A
DAC
Processor
Processor
Processor
ADC
Processor
Rx C
Rx B
Rx A
Interface
Controller
cFlash
Detection?
Y
Direction
Finding
Slew
Gun
Rapid application
development
Present CROW
display on FBCB2
Publish Detection to
DCGS though
SINCGARS
Common
Controller/GUI
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Hardware and Software Commonality
Antennas
Antennas
Antennas
RF Distribution
RF Distribution
RF Amplification
RF Amplification
RF Amplification
Digital/RF Conversion
Processors
Client
Serial RapidIO Backplane
Client
Edge Node
Wired/Wireless
“VICTORY” Databus Architecture
Wired and Wireless Connections
Future versions of the CE's should also address hardware
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COE Goals
• Reduce Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) of
systems
• Reduce lifecycle costs
• Reduce duplication
• Improve integration of capabilities
• Keep pace with industry
COE requires new way of thinking, but provides significant benefits
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