21st Engineering and Directed Energy T&E Workshop Proceedings (2017)

21st Engineering and Directed Energy T&E Workshop Proceedings (2017)

 17th ITEA Engineering Workshop
System of Systems in a 3rd Offset Environment


Directed Energy T&E Workshop

January 24 – Pre-Workshop Tutorials
January 25-26 – Workshop Plenary and Technical Sessions

Wyndham Hotel ~ El Paso Airport, TX
The 22nd Workshop Hosted by the ITEA White Sands Chapter


  • Major General Terrence McKenrick, Commanding General, Brigade Modernization Command, Ft. Bliss, TX
  • Major General Matthew H. Molloy, Commander, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC), Kirtland, AFB
  • Colonel Patrick Walden, Senior Military Advisor for Army Test and Evaluation
  • Mr. Carroll P. “Rick” Quade, (SES) NAVY, Deputy Test and Evaluation
  • Jerry Tyree, Deputy Commander White Sands Test Center
  • System-of-Systems in a 3rd Offset Environment: The Future is Now! – Derrick Hinton, (SES) Principal Deputy Director, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)
  • Gary Anaya, Chief, Capabilities Development & Integration Cell (CDI-Cell), Fire Center of Excellence, Ft. Bliss, TX.
  • Mr. George J. Rumford, Deputy Director, Major Initiatives and Technical Analyses, Department of Defense (DoD) Test Resource Management Center (TRMC), Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics and Program Manager for the Test and Evaluation / Science and Technology (T&E/S&T) Program, “HWIL and ISTF facilities Connection to Traditional National Cyber Ranges (NCR)”
  • Path Forward – Mr. Paul Mann, (SES) Executive Director, U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range, Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC)


Current State of Test & Training Integration – An ARMY Perspective Panel

  • Moderator – Mr. Ryan Norman, TENA SDA Program Manager and Big Data Management Initiative Lead, OSD, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)

How do we do Relevant Cyber Testing in an OT Environment Blue Ribbon Panel

  • Moderator – Mr. Kenneth “Mitch” Crosswait, (SES) Deputy Director, NetCentric, Space and Missile Defense Systems, DOT&E
    • Mr. Scott M. Lewandowski, Wynstone Group, Cyber Scientist at the National Cyber Range (NCR)Center
    • Jeffrey J. McNeil, PhD, Principal Investigator, Test Capabilities Development, OUSD(AT&L), and TRMC/Professor, Clemson University
    • Robert N. Tamburello, PhD, Deputy Director, National Cyber Range (NCR) OSD, OUSD(AT&L)-TRMC

Testing Cyber Security Resilience to Support Operations in the 3rd Offset Environment Panel





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3rd Offset

Track Chair – Steve Aragon, ATAMIR

Advanced Instrumentation Systems Technology – Part 1

Track Chair – David Soules, PhD, TRAX International

Advanced Instrumentation Systems Technology – Part 2

Track Chair – Armando Juarez, TRAX International

C4I Software Intensive Systems

Track Chair – Scott Morris, TRAX International

Directed Energy Test and Evaluation (Limited Distribution Sessions)

Track Chair – Edward Trzcienski, The AEgis Technologies Group

  • Advances in Direct Irradiance Measurement and Calibration Techniques – James Luke, Aegis Technologies Group
  • Assessing the trade space for techniques, analysis, collection, and standards, for High
  • Atmospheric Characterization for Accurate Performance Prediction – Steve Hammel, SPAWAR Systems Center
  • Energy Laser Sensors (TACoSHELS): Doctoral Dissertation Topic – Major James Bowers, AFIT
  • Flight Diagnostics Developed for AFRL’s Demonstration Laser Weapon System (DLWS) – Robert Ulibarri, AFRL/RDLE
  • High Energy Laser Near Term Test and Evaluation Solutions – David Ward, SemQuest
  • High Energy Laser Weapon Performance Measurement – Chuck LaMar, US Army
  • Metrology and Calibration (METCAL) for DE T&E – Subrata Sanyal, NSWC Corona
  • Solid State Laser Testbed Scoring System – Daniel Duffin, Radiance Technologies
  • SSLT Peak Irradiance Measurement Techniques – Chuck LaMar, US Army
  • The High Energy Laser (HEL) Target Reflected Energy Measurement (TREM) System – Semih Kumru, AFRL 711 HPW

Range Systems

Track Chair – David Soules, PhD, TRAX International

Unmanned & Autonomous Systems Test

Track Chair – Pete Christensen, National Cyber Range

Wide Area Instrumentation

Track Chair – Geoffrey W.  Wilson, TRMC