27th Annual National Test & Evaluation Conference

"Test & Evaluation: Serving the Warfighter"

14 - 17 March 2011

Tampa, FL


Monday, March 14, 2011

Tutorial C - Session I

  • 11653 - Test Planning - Advancing the Science, Mr. Steve Scukanec, Senior Test Engineer, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector
  • 11678 - Using DFSS as an Integrating Framework for MBT&E and DOT&E, Dr. Mark Kiemele, President and Cofounder, Air Academy Associates

Tutorial G - Session I

  • 11570 - A Day in the Life of a Verification Statement Mr. Steve Scukanec, Senior Test Engineer, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector


Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Keynote Adress:

Homeland Security T&E Perspectives

  • Mr. Gary Carter, Director, Test & Evaluation and Standards Division, Department of Homeland Security

Session B: OTA'S (Operational Test Agency's) Roundtable

Session C: Acquisition Reform - The Impact on Industry
Pentagon Response to Congressional Strengthening of DT&E

Report on NDIA'S Industrial Committee on Test & Evaluation (ICOTE)

  • Mr. James Ruma, Chairman, NDIA ICOTE; Vice President, Engineering, GDLS

Concurrent SessionS D - K

  • 11627 - Assessing System Reliability Growth When Failure Modes are Masked, Dr. Patricia Jacobs, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 11650 - Realistic and Measurable Suitability Requirements for Test, 1st Lt Andrew Passey, USAF, Air Force T&E Center, Detachment 6
  • 11563 - Integrated Test and Independent Evaluation (IT&IE) and T&E Using Experimental Design Methodology, Mr. George Axiotis, DDR&E/DDT&E
  • 11665 - OSD Perspective of DT&E in Navy Shipbuilding Programs, Mr. Patrick Clancy, OUSD(AT&L) DDR&E/DDT&E
  • 11656 - An Industry Response to the Acquisition Changes, Mr. Steve Scukanec, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector
  • 11499 - Emerging Methodology for Mission-Based Capability Assessments, Mr. William Landis, ARL/SLAD
  • 11557 - Measures Development Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Mr. John Smith, Operational Test & Evaluation Force
  • 11666 - Understand the Mission - A "How-To" Guide for MBTE Practitioners, Mr. Britt Bray, DRC
  • 11662 - Design Methodology for Expedient, Low Cost UAV Runways, Mr. Lorenz Eber, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren
  • 12878 - DoD Strategic Planning for Test and Evaluation, Mr. Lee Schonenberg, Whitney, Bradley and Brown Consulting
  • 11709 - Decoupled Test, Evaluation, and Certification of a System of Systems, Mr. Robin Murray, JITC
  • 11564 - The CRIIS High Accuracy TSPI Architecture and Technical Maturity Demonstration Test Results, Dr. Sultan Mahmood, Air Armament Center, AAC/EB
  • End-to-End GPS Multi-Platform Integrated System Testing for MGUE, Dr. Sultan Mahmood, Air Armament Center, AAC/EB
  • 11640 - Directed Energy Test Tri-Service Study 2011: Identifying Directed Energy Test & Evaluation Infrastructure Requirements, Mr. Doug Weatherford, PM ITTS
  • 11645 - Holographic Radar Brings a New Dimension to Sensing and Instrumentation on T&E Ranges, Mr. Gary Kemp, Cambridge Consultants
  • 11467 - Guiding the Engineer Through the T&E Process, Mr. Allen Brailey, Raytheon Company
  • 11483 - How to Frame a Robust Sweet Spot Via Response Surface Methods (RSM), Mr. Mark Anderson, Stat-Ease, Inc.
  • 11553 - MIL-PRF-XX613 and MIL-STD-X618: The Navy Gets Serious About Armor, Mr. Christopher Brown, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane
  • 11541 - Fragment Analysis for the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat (JTAPIC), Ms. Karen Pizzolato, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 11516 - Mission-Based Test and Evaluation Strategy: Progress Towards Uniting Combat Developer, Materiel Developer and T&E, Mr. Christopher Wilcox, U.S. Army Evaluation Center
  • 11552 - Using Complementary Frameworks for Qualitative Data Collection During OT&E: Piggybacking on Operational Experiments, Ms. Chiesha M. Stevens, Pacific Science & Engineering Group, Inc.
  • 11699 - Continuous Cost Reduction Feeds Back into Product Reliability, Mr. Jonathan Nikkel, Raytheon Missile Systems
  • 11704 - Testing & Evaluating the Net- Ready Key Performance Parameter (KPP), Ms. Danielle Koester, JITC


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Session L: A Re-Energized DT&E
Panel: T&E: Serving the Warfighter in a Cost-Constrained Environment
Moderator: Mr. Chris DiPetto, Principal Deputy, Developmental Test & Evaluation

Session M: Responsive and Agile Information Systems T&E Panel
Chair and Panel Moderator:

  • Dr. Steve Kimmel, Chairman, NDIA C4ISR Division; Senior Vice President, Alion Science & Technology

Session N: Improving the T&E Process
SOCOM T&E Perspectives: Serving the Warfighter

Concurrent SessionS O-V

  • 11560 - A Comprehensive Approach to Characterizing the Hazards of Explosive Countermeasures With Respect to Dismounted Troops, Mr. Stephen Swann, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 11529 - Expanding Use of the Probability of Raid Annihilation (PRA) Test Bed Across the Ship Self-Defense Enterprise, Mr. Richard Lawrence, AVW Technologies
  • 11500 - Modeling and Simulation for Mission-Based Test and Evaluation (MBT&E), Mrs. Beth Ward, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 11476 - A Paradigm for Modeling and Simulation in support of Mission-Based Test and Evaluation, Dr. James Walbert, SURVICE Engineering Company
  • 11497 - Joint Mission Environment Test Capability (JMETC): Improving Distributed Capabilities, Mr. Chip Ferguson, JMETC
  • 11508 - U.S.N. RDTE Project Support Aircraft, Mr. Charles Myers, U.S. Navy, NAWCAD
  • 11626 - Dugway Proving Ground as the MRTFB Chem Bio Activity, Ms. Jean Baker, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground
  • 11677 - Using Design of Experiments (DoE) to Integrate Developmental and Operational T&E, Dr. Mark Kiemele, Air Academy Associates
  • 11549 - Probability Driven Experiments Design for Autonomous Systems, Mr. Troy Jones, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
  • 11532 - Design of Experiments: Managing Expectations, Mr. James Carpenter, AVW Technologies, Inc.
  • 11538 - Personnel Injury Analysis of Reflective Spall, Mrs. Rebecca VanAmburg, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 11539 - Analytical Approach Using MUVES-S2/ORCA Modeling in Support of the Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA), Mr. Richard Moyers, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 11674 - Utilization of Model and Simulation for Network Waveform Characterization and Validation, Mr. Scott Rediger, Rockwell Collins
  • 11676 - Model Based Systems Engineering and M&S Adding Value to T&E, Mr. Larry Grello, High Performance Technologies, Inc.
  • 11554 - The Impact of High Accuracy Target Geometry in Modeling and Simulation to Support Live Fire Test and Evaluation, Mr. Scott Hornung, U.S.Army Research Laboratory/SLAD
  • 11638 - Army Testing in a Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) Environment, Mr. Michael Phillips, Mantech International
  • 11639 - The Test and Training Enabling Architecture (TENA) Enabling Technology for the Joint Mission Environment Test Capability (JMETC) in Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) Environments, Mr. Gene Hudgins, TENA/JMETC
  • 11682 - Advanced Range Data System (ARDS) Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) - "Ensuring GPS Based TSPI Remains a Viable T&E Range Instrumentation Asset", Mr. Dick Dickson,TYBRIN Corporation
  • 11698 - Target Systems in Support of Test and Evaluation, Mr. James Schwierling,U.S. Army Targets Management Office
  • 11524 - Ready for Scrum? Dr. Steven Hutchison, DISA
  • 11649 - Affordable Test and Evaluation in a Complex World, Mr. Thomas Wissink, Lockheed Martin
  • 11710 - Testing U.S. Systems for Coalition Interoperability, LTC Tim Timmons, USA,JITC
  • 11659 - Impacts of the Learning Curve - Operational Test & Evaluation, Ms. Shannon Krammes, MCOTEA


Thursday, March 17, 2011

Session W: Test Design, Test Curricula and Standards

  • 11690 - Doing More Without More - Scientific T&E Design Methodologies (STED in DOD Weapons Systems Aquisition), Ms. Darleen Mosser-Kerner, Deputy Director, Capabilities Development, Office of the Director, DT&E
  • Report On Standards For DT&E, CDR Ernest Swauger, USN (Ret), JPEO-CBD/Chief, CM/HD Systems IPAT
  • 11663 - Effective Combat Data Collection & Applicability to T&E, LtCol Michael Kennedy, USMC, Expeditionary Test Division, MCOTEA
  • 11651 - Test & Evaluation Issues For Systems of Systems (SoS): Creating Sleep Aids For Those Sleepless Nights, Dr. Beth Wilson, Principal Engineering Fellow, Raytheon Company
  • 11569 - T&E - Guarding The Requirements Intent, Mr. Steve Scukanec, Senior Test Engineer, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector