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Systems Engineering
for Specialist Vehicles

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About the course

This Systems Engineering for Specialist Vehicles Advanced Training Course is designed to provide an understanding of a full lifecycle systems approach to the development of specialist vehicles, particularly in the military context, and the integration of their systems. It uses structured training and exercises to explain how to tailor and apply Systems Engineering practices to the specific challenges encountered in this environment.

Delivered by Optima SC Independent Systems Consultancy, specialists in the field of systems engineering, the 4.5 day course will cover:

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Who should take the course?

The course is suitable for anyone looking to pursue a career or advance in Systems Engineering in relation to specialist vehicles.

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Benefits – individual?

This course will:

  • Teach the application of Systems Engineering processes in a practical and pragmatic way that can be readily applied to real world problems
  • Provide tools to help manage the complexities of modern vehicle systems development
  • See further information under Key Features below.
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Benefits – organisation?

This course will:

  • Allow organisations to implement Systems Engineering processes that are appropriate to their business needs
  • Reduce the technical risks of an organisation facing complex vehicle development
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After the course, delegates will receive a Certificate of attendance confirming successful completion of the course, including a record of CPD hours and status.

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Key Features

The course will develop the principles of Systems Engineering in the context of developing and integrating complex vehicles. It focuses on the practicalities of applying Systems Engineering by using realistic case studies and real world practical examples.

On successful completion, delegates should be able to:

  • Contribute to the planning of the development lifecycle, including phased test and acceptance activities.
  • Understand interoperability issues for complex land platforms and understand the supportability of military systems through life in different contexts.
  • Participate in stakeholder engagement and requirements engineering in support of assessing the needs for sub-systems and their integration with vehicles.
  • Evaluate equipment fits in terms of technological risk, military capability, cost and crew utility.
  • Critically evaluate the budget requirement for Size, Weight, Power, communication bandwidth, etc. of armoured fighting vehicles.
  • Understand the integration of humans as a system and their influence on the systems performance.
  • Identify suitable sensors, sensor interfaces and sensor fusion and communication techniques to improve situational awareness.
  • Appreciate the need for electrical and electronic sub-systems.
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