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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What databases have geometry files for blue and red force aircraft and ground vehicle models in OBJ, 3DS, STL, or other formats?

What databases have geometry files for blue and red force aircraft and ground vehicle models in OBJ, 3DS, STL, or other formats?

State-of-the-Art Use Cases for Augmented/Virtual/Extended Reality in Aviation Maintenance

What are the state-of-the-art use cases for augmented/virtual/extended reality in aviation maintenance?

What information on AggressorView software is available?

What information on AggressorView software is available?


Sandia National Laboratories received a brain-based computing system from Intel Corp. that has 1.15 billion artificial neurons, aiming to advance large-scale brain-inspired computing. This innovative system, 10 times faster and denser than its predecessor, holds potential for various applications from scientific simulations to societal enhancements like smarter soldier gear and rapid medical diagnoses (photo by Craig Fritz).

1.15 Billion Artificial Neurons Arrive at Sandia, Setting Up House for Brain-Based Computing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In a groundbreaking stride toward the future of computing, early this year Sandia National Laboratories researchers welcomed the arrival of an extraordinary brain-based computing system called Hala Point. Packed with a staggering…


NSA Publishes Guidance for Strengthening AI System Security

FORT MEADE, Md. – The National Security Agency (NSA) is releasing a Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI), “Deploying AI Systems Securely: Best Practices for Deploying Secure and Resilient AI Systems.” The CSI is intended to support National…

A graphic shows the watch floor of Navy Fleet Cyber Command.

NIWC Pacific Collaborates on Potential of AI for Maritime Security, Defense

SAN DIEGO — Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific hosted the eighth annual workshop on Naval Applications of Machine Learning (NAML), which brought together experts and innovators from government, academia, and industry to explore the…


Optimization Techniques:  Improving Effectiveness for Defense Simulation Models

When performing defense system analysis with simulation models, a great deal of time and effort are expended, creating representations of real-world scenarios in U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) simulation tools.  However, once these models have…

The Bilateral Enterprise Analysis Model (BEAM)

The Bilateral Enterprise Analysis Model (BEAM) is a new joint campaign tool that enables easy analysis of strategy, force structure, or infrastructure changes. It has an enterprise resolution, which is less detailed than campaign simulations. …

Modeling and Simulation on the Final Frontier With AFSIM

The Advanced Framework for Simulation, Integration, and Modeling (AFSIM) is a government-owned, military simulation framework that enables users to perform complex mission-level simulations for analysis and experimentation. Since 2016, AFSIM’s notional space capabilities have been…


Students from UCSD visit March ARB to help incorporate Artificial Intelligence into MQ-9 Platform

2024 DAF Modeling and Simulation Summit

The theme of the 2024 U.S. Department of the Air Force (DAF) Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Summit is “Training in a Digital World,” which highlights DAF’s drive to upskill personnel through digital training. The goal…

image of a brain with circuits integrated into the silhouette.

23rd Annual Bio IT World Conference & Expo

The Bio-IT World Conference & Expo event showcases the technologies and analytic approaches that solve problems, accelerate science, and drive the future of precision medicine. The event unites a community of life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical,…

Several finite element models.


The symposium brings together leading experts from universities, industry, and government to explore the state of the art and define a future roadmap in network science. The themes of this year’s symposium are domain-informed models…