Systems Engineering Division
To promote the widespread use of systems engineering (SE) in the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition process in order to achieve affordable and supportable weapon systems that meet the needs of the military users. To provide a forum for the open exchange of ideas and concepts between government, industry and academia. To develop a new understanding of a streamlined SE process.
The SE Division seeks to effect good technical and business practices within the aerospace and defense industry. It focuses on improving delivered system performance, including supportability, sustainability, and affordability. The division emphasizes excellence in systems engineering throughout the program life cycle and across all engineering disciplines and support functions.
For additional details see Background and Context.
Major Current Tasks and Activities
Studies & Publications
Department of Defense releases a major update to the Defense Acquisition Guidebook:
- Affordability Working Group
- CMMI Working Group
System Development Performance Measurement Working Group
Mr. Frank J. Serna
Principal Director, Strategic Initiatives
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
555 Technology Sq MS01
Cambridge, MA firstname.lastname@example.orgVice-Chairs
Mr. Geoff Draper
Phone: (321) 727-5617
Mr. Robert C. Rassa
Director, Engineering Programs
2260 Engle Rd
Fallston, MD 21047-1047
E-mail: RCRassa@raytheon.com NDIA:
Mrs. Britt Sullivan, CMP