Proceedings and Journal Articles

AIAA and the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) are excited to offer two opportunities for you to publish your work from the forum: 

  1. Conference Proceedings 
    DTIC will share proceedings from the AIAA DEFENSE Forum on a separate web page available on an AIAA DEFENSE Forum web page created by DTIC (DoD Techipedia). More than 750,000 users access information available on the DTIC website

    • AIAA DEFENSE Forum presentations will be automatically collected and submitted to DTIC.
    • If you do not want your presentation to be submitted, please email by COB 8 April.
    • See the DTIC submission website for more information:
      • For using the correct markings on your presentations, please click here.
      • For the “type of research that DTIC will accept” please review the attached document (DTIC What to Submit ) as content must be funded research related to DoD or DoE.
      • Materials may be unclassified, CUI, ITAR, or classified up to SECRET, CNWDI/RD/FRD/REL TO.
    • Materials may be unclassified, ITAR, or classified up to SECRET, CNWDI
    • Submissions must be related to DoD- or DoE-funded research
    • Proceedings will be available online in early June
  1. Special AIAA DEFENSE edition of the Journal of DoD Research and Engineering (JDR&E
    In partnership with DTIC, AIAA is offering AIAA DEFENSE Forum attendees the opportunity to publish their classified and controlled unclassified research in a peer-reviewed journal. The JDR&E ensures rigorous peer review of all published scientific research in technical research areas that advance the development of priority technologies and support the department’s focus on building a more lethal force. It is available to authorized users across the U.S. government, particularly the Department of Defense (DoD). As a secure and controlled-access publication, the JDR&E protects militarily critical innovations while building connections throughout the DoD research and engineering community. The journal is distributed to more than 65,000 DTIC users.

    • Authors will submit manuscripts directly to DTIC and not to AIAA  
    • Manuscripts from DoD and DoE employees and contractors are welcome 
    • Each article must be authored by or include one government employee as a co-author
    • Submissions are subject to three peer reviews prior to final acceptance
    • Timeline: 
      • Manuscripts due: COB 27 May (but earlier is appreciated)
      • Peer review complete: COB 15 June 
      • Journal published: September 2022 
    • See the JDR&E author template for additional information

Additionally, peer reviewers are needed for JDR&E submissions. To participate, or if you have any questions, contact

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