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Transition to the Objective C4T Modeling and Simulation Enviroment

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Department of Defense
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1998 / SBIR
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Atlantic Consulting Services, Inc.
167 Avenue at the Common, Suite #4 Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
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Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1998
Title: Transition to the Objective C4T Modeling and Simulation Enviroment
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $99,993.00


Modeling and simulation (M&S) is profoundly affecting the way the Army develops, acquires, tests, and fields new technologies for the future battlefield. While M&S has made a significant impact on Army digitization initiatives to date, fully realizing its benefits in the research, development, and acquisition (RDA); advanced concepts requirements (ACR); and training, exercises, and military operations (TEMO) domains for C4I systems will require significant improvements in M&S tools and practices. The Army Enterprise Implementation Plan, Task 9 Action Plan, specifies the use of Department of Defense (DoD)-compliant tools and methodologies--including the High-Level Architecture (HLA)--to oversee the prioritization and integration of C4I models to facilitate trade-off analysis and validation of the Operational, Technical, and Systems Architectures. The overarching objective of the proposed Phase I work effort is to develop a plan to transition current Army C41 M&S products and tools to an objective M&S environment that meets the criteria established by the Army Enterprise Strategy Task 9 M&S Subgroup. HLA lends itself well to meeting the requirements of the Objective C4I M&S environment. The HLA goal is to meet the wide range of functional M&S applications while facilitating interoperability among simulations and reusability of simulations and their components. BENEFITS: The proposed R&D offers follow-on potential applications to the DoD and commercial telecommunications and entertainment industries. Commercialization of the R&D will be achieved through presentation of documented results, publication of technical papers and participation at trade shows, symposia, and other technical forums.

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Mark R. Lambert

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Atlantic Consulting Services,
28 Kenneth Drive Ocean, NJ 07712

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