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science technology directorate systems engineering development

Science & Technology Directorate Systems Engineering & Development

National Defense Industrial Association

John KubrickyDirector, Systems Engineering and Development

s t sed mission
S&T/SED Mission
  • Rapidly transition large-scale and pilot systems to users
  • Conduct efficient, disciplined full-scale development and deployment
  • Conduct operational testing and evaluation
  • Define the framework for production and support
  • Counter-MANPADS
  • BioWatch
  • Countermeasures Test Bed
department of homeland security science and technology directorate
Department of Homeland SecurityScience and Technology Directorate

Chief Of Staff

Victor Tambone

Office of the Under Secretary

Charles E. McQueary, Ph.D.

Under Secretary

Public Affairs /




Legislative Affairs

Chuck Brooks

General Counsel

John Mitnick


Chief of Staff,


Douglas Smith

Programs, Plans & Budgets (PPB)

Penrose Albright, Ph.D.

Assistant Secretary and Principal

Deputy to the Under Secretary

Systems Engineering

& Development (SED)

Mr. John Kubricky


Homeland Security

Advanced Research Projects

Agency (HSARPA)

David Bolka, Ph.D.


Office of Research

& Development (ORD)

Maureen McCarthy, Ph.D.


WMD Ops & IM

Deputy SED

David Boyd, PhD


Planning & Policy


ORD Facilities

& Infrastructure

Deputy ORD


Deputy Policy Planning

Deputy Management

& Administration

Radiation, Nuclear

& High Energy



Jane Alexander


Dr. D. Boyd



Border & Transportation


Chief Information


National Labs

Chemical & Biological



Dr. Pete Estacio



Critical Infrastructure

Information Analysis,

Cybertechnology &

Human Psychology

University Programs

Human Capital




Emergency Preparedness

& Response


Mr. Jim Tuttle

State & Local/

Conventional Research

& Dev

Emerging Threats

High Explosives


Rapid Prototyping &

Test bed

CM Test Bed

Dr. H. Gowadia

Comparative Studies




Rapid Prototyping

Threat Vulnerability,

Testing & Analysis


Office of Program

Analysis & Evaluation

Studies & Analysis

US Coast Guard

US Secret Service

counter man portable air defense systems c manpads program summary

Counter-MAN-Portable Air Defense Systems(C-MANPADS) Program Summary

Jim Tuttle, Program Manager

DHS Science & Technology

national strategy a multi layered approach
National Strategy…a Multi-Layered Approach



Department of State

Tactical Operations


  • Technical Countermeasures
  • DHS S&T
  • Re-engineer and demonstrate technologies to counter threat
  • Global weapons stockpile
  • Global export controls
  • Buy-back program
  • Airport vulnerability assessments and mitigation plans
  • Guidelines for identifying and reporting threats
  • Elevated alert guidelines

National Airspace System




c manpads program objectives
C-MANPADS Program Objectives
  • Evaluate mature technologies that will best protect commercial airliners from MANPADS
    • Balance Life Cycle Cost, Schedule, and Performance
    • Clarify needs and requirements of the aviation community stakeholders
    • Provide analysis and data to support decision process
      • Effectiveness
      • FAA Certification
      • Life Cycle Costs (LCC)
      • Aircraft Integration Issues
      • Flight Safety
      • Supportability (reliability/maintainability)
c manpads program status
C-MANPADS Program Status
  • Initial Solicitation (10-3-2003)
  • Industry Day (10-15-2003)
  • 24 White Papers received (10-27-2003)
    • 5 selected to submit full proposals (11-26-2003)
  • Proposals and oral presentations (12-3 thru 7-2003)
  • 3 contractors awarded OTP Agreements for Phase I (1-6-2004)
    • BAE Systems
    • Northrop Grumman
    • United Airlines
  • System Requirements Review (4-20-2004)
  • Phase II Down Select (7-30-2004)
selected contractor designs provide mature proven technologies
Selected Contractor DesignsProvide Mature, Proven Technologies

Laser-based Technologies

Expendable-based Technologies

key challenges being addressed by dhs s t
System Performance Requirements

False Alarm Rates

Missile Warning Systems

Countermeasure Effectiveness

Operations Concepts

Aircraft Integration and FAA Certification

Multiple aircraft types, models, and configurations


Weight / Space / Power

Drag and performance

Safety of flight / personnel safety

System reliability





Test and Evaluation

Modeling & Simulation

Hardware in the Loop

Flight Testing

Operational Testing

Wind Tunnel

Security Management Concerns

Anti-tamper coatings

Anti-tamper hardware

“Zeroizing” Software

NAS integration for emergency notification system

Criteria for potential deployment options (Civil Reserve Air Fleet; overseas; regional; all)

Life Cycle Cost analysis

Key Challenges Being Addressed by DHS S&T
aviation community stakeholders
Aviation Associations

ATA (Air Transport Association)

ATCA (Air Traffic Control Association)

RTCA (Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics)

NCAS (National Center for Aviation Security)

ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization)

IATA (International Air Transport Association)


IBT (International Brotherhood of Teamsters)

IAM (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers)

AMFA (Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association)

TWU (Transport Workers Union)


ALPA (Airline Pilots Association)

NATCA (National Air Traffic Controllers Association)

Aviation Community Stakeholders
  • Government
    • NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board)
  • Commercial Airlines and Cargo Carriers
    • Commercial Aircraft Owners (Leasers)
  • Airport Operators and Authorities
  • Aircraft Manufacturers
    • Boeing
    • Airbus
  • 3rd Party Maintainers and Integrators
  • Financial Industry
    • Lenders
    • Wall Street
    • Insurance Companies / Adjusters
  • Legal Profession / Courts
c manpads activities and schedule
C-MANPADS Activities and Schedule

Phase I, Establish a Preliminary Design, 6 Months

  • Period of Performance: January 2004 through July 2004
  • Adapt Existing Technologies for Commercial Aviation Use
  • Conduct Extensive Design Tradeoff Studies
  • Analyze Total Ownership and Life-Cycle Costs
  • Completes with a Comprehensive Preliminary Design Review

Phase II, Develop Prototypes for Test and Qualification, ~18 months

  • Period of Performance: August 2004 through January 2006
  • Complete Final Design and Build Two Prototypes for Test and further Qualifications

Program Success Depends on Stakeholder Participation

c manpads phase ii activities
C-MANPADS Phase II Activities
  • Critical Design Review
    • Finalize designs and software development
    • Finalize operations and supportability plans and activities
    • Analysis of recurring Operation & Support costs
    • Finalize maintenance approach
  • Test Article Design and Development
  • Aircraft Integration
    • FAA Certification
  • Analysis and assessment
    • System performance
    • Reliability, failure rates, and supportability
    • Life-cycle Support Costs
  • Test and Evaluation
    • Wind Tunnel Testing
    • Hardware-in-the-loop testing and reliability & maintainability testing
    • Developmental Testing / Flight Testing / Operational Testing
  • Finalize training requirements and development of training materials
other key supporting technology efforts
Other Key Supporting Technology Efforts
  • Aircraft Susceptibility and Vulnerability Analysis
  • Aircraft Signature Measurement Analysis
  • Security / Anti-tamper Technologies
  • Advanced Missile Warning and Countermeasure Technologies
c manpads summary
  • Aggressive 2-year Program
  • FAA Certified Prototype for Integration and Test
  • Provides accurate data:
    • Performance
    • Cost-Benefit Trade-offs
    • Supportability Plan
    • Total Ownership Cost
  • Stakeholder Participation

Provides for informed decision process

match customer needs to their resources operations
Match Customer Needs to Their Resources & Operations
  • Affordability is a key performance characteristic
    • Total Cost of Ownership; Life Cycle Cost; Operator-in-the-Loop
  • Designed and proven for zero false positives
  • Minimum training…nearly intuitive operations
  • Solutions match regional needs and CONOPS
  • Product and process safety, and accurate results
  • Rapid solutions: 80% today; the rest next month
sed accomplishments
SED Accomplishments
  • Counter-MANPADS: from Industry Day to Award in three months for phase one of SDD program
  • SAFECOM: first catalog of National programs on Public Safety Wireless developed/published; grant guidance established; Statement of Requirements on Web
  • BioWatch: deployed and operating in over 30 cities
  • Countermeasures Test Bed: radiation/nuclear warning installed at air and marine cargo terminals
biowatch transition to sed
BioWatch Transition to SED
  • Assess the QRC (customer base, fielded units)
    • “Print-as-Built” to Document the Baseline
    • Survey Users and Incorporate Lessons-learned
    • Continue Biological Portfolio Participation
  • Apply Systems Engineering Processes
    • e.g., EIA 632, IEEE 1220, EIA 731, ISO 15288, etc.
    • Finalize the BioWatch Systems Engineering & Operations Plan
  • Field Additional Units; Upgrade Existing Units
  • Conduct Technology Assessment and Insertion
s t sed mission18
S&T/SED Mission
  • Rapidly transition large-scale and pilot systems to users
  • Conduct efficient, disciplined full-scale development and deployment
  • Conduct operational testing and evaluation
  • Define the framework for production and support