GVSETS
Technical Session

Vehicle Electronics and Architecture (VEA) & Ground Systems Cyber Engineering (GSCE)

The Vehicle Electronics and Architecture & Ground Systems Cyber Engineering (VEA & GSCE) Technical Session addresses ongoing military ground vehicle research, development and acquisition activities related to: vehicle electronics; Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems; cyber security, emerging trends in vehicle system architecture design, system integration and testing; and platform standards and applications. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

PLATFORM ARCHITECTURES AND APPLICATIONS
  • Vehicular Integration for C4ISR/EW Interoperability (VICTORY)
  • Platform integration for electronics, sensors, and C4ISR
  • Common operating environments, middleware, and virtualization
  • Real-time operating systems, mission and safety critical systems
  • Electrical power management
  • Open systems architectures
  • Vehicle networking architectures and technologies
ELECTRICAL POWER
  • Silicon Carbide (SiC) and/or Gallium Nitride (GaN) based power electronics for military application
  • High voltage (600VDC) & high temperature (105C) power conversion and distribution
  • Connector standards for 600 VDC and low-cost electrical connectors for high and low voltage (28VDC).
  • Ground vehicle electrical power quality and safety
ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS AND PACKAGING
  • Processor technology, single board computers,
  • Embedded graphics processing boards
  • Computer standards and form factors
  • Electronics thermal management
LETHALITY
  • Slip ring for 600VDC and high data bandwidth w/liquid cooling
  • Energy Weapon Integration on Military Ground Vehicles
CYBER SECURITY & INFORMATION ASSURANCE:
  • Vehicle cyber-resiliency
  • Vehicle databus security
  • Holistic vehicle cyber situational awareness
  • Vehicle cyber security threats and threat modeling
  • Cross-domain guards
  • Cyber supply chain risk management
  • Cyber security applications and tools
  • Vehicle authentication and authorization
  • Cyber security metrics development
  • Penetration testing tools and techniques
  • Advanced Cyber-Defensive Technologies and Trends (e.g. Quantum Computing, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence)
  • Software Assurance

 

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