Modeling & Simulation

Modeling and Simulation (M&S) is defined as the use of models, including emulators, prototypes, simulators, and stimulators, either statically or over time, to develop data as a basis for making managerial or technical decisions.

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Critical Infrastructure Linkage and Dependency Modeling for Homeland Defense

What existing tools and techniques could be applied to modeling the linkages and dependencies between critical US infrastructure components?

Assessing the Operational System Risk Imposed by the Infrastructure Deployment Pipeline Workflow

What is the operational system risk imposed by the infrastructure deployment pipeline workflow?


Leveraging Blockchain Technologies to Secure Document Dissemination in the Defense RDT&E Community

Leveraging the HyperLedger blockchain platform and drawing upon lessons learned from digital rights management (DRM) initiatives, NIRA is working with Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) to develop a solution that promotes effective document and data…

Data Science and Machine Learning (ML)-Enabled Terminal Effects Optimizations

Existing procedures in warhead design are laborious and expensive, which limit the ability to fully explore all potentially viable solutions. This webinar will discuss the use of data science and machine learning (ML)-enabled terminal effects…

Defense Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Catalog: Art of the Possible

Modeling and simulation (M&S) is critical to the success of the Department of Defense. It is utilized both as a predictive tool and as part of an iterative design process. Everyone can agree that M&S…


MODSIM World 2022

This year’s conference will bring together leaders in the modeling and simulation (M&S) field focused on novel M&S applications and practices targeted at preparing for a rapidly changing future. This unique, multidisciplinary, and international conference…


Conference topics include: Environment and Sustainable Aviation Autonomy and AI Safety and Human Factors Modeling, Simulation and Testing Additive Manufacturing and Materials Cybersecurity/Cyber-Physical Security Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Leadership (IDEAL) Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)…


The 1st edition of HammerCon will feature fun things like Hacker Jeopardy and Capture the Flag, in addition to the main conference tracks: CORE (a.k.a. Cyber Operations Readiness & Experiences) is the main track in…