Reports and Technical Reports
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Investigation of the potential material solution for utilizing an unmanned aerial system to protect off-shore oil platforms from surface threats
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-09); NPS-SE-10-005
This paper describes a potential material solution for the utilization of an unmanned aerial system to identify, discriminate, and engage potential surface threats to off-shore oil platforms. The intent of the research ...
A study of alternative fuel impacts to navy fueling infrastructure
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-12); NPS-SE-10-007
Energy reform in the United States Department of the Navy is currently a leading priority. Supporting reform efforts, the Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, set a goal to sail a "Green Strike Group" composed of ...
MH-60 Seahawk / MQ-8 Fire Scout interoperability
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-09); NPS-SE-10-006
As part of a Naval Postgraduate School's capstone project in Systems Engineering, a project team from Cohort 311-0911 performed a Systems Engineering analysis. This Project focused on defining alternatives for enhanced ...
Proposed functional architecture and associated benefits analysis of a common ground control station for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-3); NPS-SE-10-002
The proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) and lack of mandated standards has led to unique Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Ground Control Station (GCS) designs. A former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, ...
A systems engineering analysis of energy economy options for the DDG-51 class of U.S. Naval ships
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-09); NPS-SE-10-004
The SECNAV has identified an ambitious set of goals for the Navy's energy programs. The authors addressed DoN energy surety, economy, and ecology goals, scoped the problem to focus on the economy aspect of the DoN's energy ...
Maritime Domain Awareness : C4I for the 1000 Ship Navy
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12); NPS-SE-09-015
The study applies structured systems engineering methods, domain patterns, and tools to develop architectures, an information exchange standard, and a cost estimate of hosted mission applications for the Thousand Ship ...
Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems aboard the United States Navy 21st Century Warship
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12); NPS-SE-09-016
The current world geopolitical situation has resulted in an ever increasing number of third-world nations and terrorists states gaining access to advanced military technology and weaponry that was previously limited to ...
System Architecture for Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Defense (ASBMD)
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12); NPS-SE-09-014
Recent studies suggest that China is developing a new class of ballistic missiles that can be used against moving targets, such as ships. One such technology is anticipated to cover a range of 2,000 kilometers and operate ...
Augmenting Naval capabilities in remote locations
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12); NPS-SE-10-001
The objective of this project was to apply a systems engineering approach to explore concepts for augmenting naval capabilities in remote sea locations using a standard Systems Engineering methodology coupled with Design ...
Functional gap analysis of the Maritime Operations Centers
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009); NPS-SE-09-013
The Maritime Operations Centers (MOC's) are an internal part of the Navy's Maritime Headquarters 9MHQ) concept for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) structure. ...
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