The Defence Simulation Centre (DSC) provides a focal point for all modelling and simulation (M&S) across Defence, directly supporting the
Defence Training and Education Coherence (DTEC) approach.
The interim version of the DSC acts as concept
and assessment vehicle moving towards a full operating capability, focusing on enabling better, more cost effective and environmentally sustainable enabling
The Interim Defence Simulation Centre (iDSC) supports the use of simulation across the Defence spectrum whether
for experimentation, training, acquisition, concept development, etc. The centre provides a single point of
access for all Defence M&S matters.
Processes and benefits are captured at the iDSC for the running of a
catalogue of resources for the MOD, Industry and Academia on behalf of DTEC.
The iDSC is to inform the design of a permanent DSC by demonstrating the benefits of:
- supporting the DTEC Technical Authority in ensuring technical coherence for simulation across Defence and with Allies
- providing M&S advice and support across the Defence community
- exploring the provision of common M&S services and
- providing access to common verified and validated M&S resources promoting reuse and interoperability across Defence (see DTEC Catalogue below)
For more information, please download an information leaflet or contact the iDSC on 01793 314152 or email JFC-DTESC-Enquiries@mod.uk
The DTEC catalogue
Work has commenced on an interactive DTEC catalogue that will act as a
registry providing details of M&S resources available for reuse across
Defence. The current (non-interactive) version comprises the following:
Part 1 - reuse
- Virtual BattleSpace (VBS) v2
compiled virtual terrains (databases);
- 3D models for which the MOD has
- A listing of TES software
resources available for reuse that includes computer generated forces,
simulated comms, training need analysis and exercise management software;
- A listing of TES hardware resources
available for reuse;
Part 2 - Reference
- The DTEC M&S Standards Profile (DMSP). The purpose of the DMSP is to identify DTEC preferred M&S
standards and to describe the importance of, and guidance in the selection of, such
standards across Defence. The DMSP is covered by Def Stan 03-50;
- A listing of Subject Matter
Research and Official Studies:
- A DTEC listing of abstracts of M&S
related research and other official studies that have been conducted on behalf
Part 3 – Software Applications:
Note: whilst the DTEC catalogue is being developed, for access to any of the content listed in the above, or any TES queries not currently listed, please contact iDSC on 01793 314152 or email JFC-DTESC-Enquiries@mod.uk. More information can also be found on the DTEC web page.
Further information about MOD
Above and beyond the abstract listing provided above, greater detail
about research reports can be found on Athena.
This system is funded by Defence to make MOD-sponsored scientific and technical
research reports available to the wider defence community by collecting and
storing them in a central repository. For more information on this, please contact iDSC on 01793 314152 or email JFC-DTESC-Enquiries@mod.uk
Threat Modelling and Analysis Program (TMAP)
The Defence Intelligence Air and Space Mission Team are able to provide Threat Modelling and Analysis Program (TMAP) models to UK Defence customers that represent the endorsed capability assessment of air domain threat systems.
Although primarily intended to support intelligence assessments, TMAP models can be coded out into C++ and integrated into both Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) and Higher Level Architecture (HLA) distributed simulation architectures.
Take a look at the Air Domain Threat Model Portal.
DSC Industry Advisory Group (DIAG)
The DIAG supports the objective of DTEC to establish an effective and
capable DSC by providing a mechanism for knowledgeable and representative
engagement with industry and academia at all effective levels.
DIAG membership is open to all industry and academic organisations
having specific interest, skills and capability to contribute to the effective
design and delivery of the DSC. The DIAG seeks to include representation from
subject matter experts, research and development organisations, education and
training service and product suppliers.
Take a look at the DIAG Web Site (Limited Access) or contact the DIAG Chair Mr Peter Jackson on 07901 550785 or email firstname.lastname@example.org