Topics

Topic areas covered in the JDST include:

  • R&T policy and management
    • Technology monitoring
    • Foresight (requirements; technologies)
    • R&T policy
    • Acquisition management
    •  Life cycle management
    • Costing
    • Quality Assurance
    • Certification
    • Standardization
    • Knowledge management
  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Structures and Materials
    • Weapon systems and platforms
    • Mechanical systems and structures for defense application
    • Smart and nano materials for defense
    • Advanced materials for ballistic protection
    • Electrical systems and structures for defense application
  • Propulsion and Power Systems
    • Advanced propulsion systems
    • Advanced energetics materials
    • Fuzing systems and technology
    • Ammunition and missile technology
    • Power systems
  • [Fluid] Dynamics & Control Systems
    • Fluid (Aero, Hydro, Gas) Dynamics
    • Internal Ballistics
    • External Ballistics & Flight Dynamics
    • Terminal Ballistics & Protection
    • Guidance and Navigation
    • Avionics
    • Weapon Systems' Control
    • Battle Management Systems
    • ATC & Air Traffic Management
    • Unmanned/ Autonomous systems
    • Embedded systems (IoT, ...)
  • CBRNE&C-IED
    • Chemical Threats and Response
    • Bilogical Threats and Response
    • Radiological Threats and Response
    • Nuclear Threats and Response
    • Explosive materials
    • Counter-Improvised Explosive Device
  • Sensor Technologies & Systems
    • Optics/ Thermooptics
    • Radar Technologies and Systems
    • Navigation Systems
    • Acoustic Sensors and Systems
    • Laser Sensors. Lidar Systems
    • Data & Information Fusion
  • Communications & Information Systems
    • Waveforms and Signal Processing - WSP
    • Networking Protocols and Performance - NPP
    • Cyber Security and Trusted Computing - CSTC
    • System Perspectives - SYS
    • Selected Topics in Communications - STC
    • Computer architectures and systems
    • Computer and mobile networks
    • Information systems and applications
    • Cloud and mobile computing
    • Software engineering
  • Cyber Security and Cyber Defence
    • Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Assessment of Cyber Risks, Sypply Chains and Industrial Control System
    • Applied Cryptography (incl. Homomorphic, Quantum and Post-quantum Cryptography
    • Steganography
    • Cyber Security Operational Concepts
    • Cyber Security Models and Architectures
    • Cyber Security Situation Awareness
    • Cyber Security of Supplies Chains
    • Cyber Forensics
    • Security of Industrial Control Systems
    • Cyber Security Systems and Tools
    • Advanced Persistence Threats
  • Modelling, Simulations & Gaming
    • Theoretical aspects of modelling & simulation 
    • Architectures in M&S
    • Complex Systems M&S
    • M&S Technologies
    • M&S Tools and M&S Standards
    • Simulation environments and languages
  • Decision Support
    • Operations Research/ Operational Analysis
    • Defense Economics
    • Decision Support Systems
    • Search & Planning algorithms and solutions 
    • Machine learning 
    • Intelligent agents
       
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