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Wednesday, 15 February 2012: A Case Study – Assessing the Ballistic Missile Defense System’s (BMDS) capabilities

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15 February 2012 (6:00 – 8:00 pm)A Case Study – Assessing the Ballistic Missile Defense System’s (BMDS) capabilities

Clyde S. Smithson III – JHU/APL

Presentation: The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is tasked every year to produce an assessment of the Ballistic Missile Defense System’s (BMDS) capabilities.  MDA verification and assessment activities produce a plan each year to, among other things, define System Performance Assessment activities supporting the evaluation of system capability and report results each year in a System Engineering Assessment Report.  System Performance Assessment of the Operational BMDS means assessing the capability of the system in terms of metrics such as Probability of Engagement Success, Defended Area, Launch Area Denied, Operating Area, and others.  This briefing discusses a more formalized framework and approach to the generation of assessments of BMDS capability.

Location: Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University;
11100 Johns Hopkins Rd Laurel MD 20723 (Main Entrance – Lobby 1)

Meal: Chicken breast with mushroom marsala sauce; Wild rice; Steamed Broccoli, served with garden salad, dressing, rolls and butter, dessert, including a small Fruit Plate, coffee, iced tea.

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Presentation ONLY: FREE at 7pm in Parsons Auditorium

The purpose of the Chesapeake Chapter is to foster the definition, understanding, and practice of world class systems engineering in industry, academia, and government. In light of that goal, every month at our dinner meeting we have a drawing for the latest in Systems Engineering literature. So come on out for a chance to win.

February’s door prize is:

Systems Thinking: Creative Holism for Managers

By Michael C. Jackson


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