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Digital Mission Engineering

From chip to mission, connect modeling and simulation efforts across all phases of the engineering product life cycle. Model multi-domain operational environments, including land, sea, air and space, with accurate, dynamic, physics-based simulations. Integrate with the Ansys portfolio of multi-physics tools and solvers to achieve unmatched end-to-end modeling and simulation.

Digital Mission Engineering (DME) Solutions

Digital mission engineering products enable engineers, operators, and analysts to connect modeling and simulation efforts across all phases of the engineering product life cycle. Model operational environments and the interrelationships of assets with accurate, dynamic, physics-based simulations to validate system designs with respect to the missions outcome.  Model assets across multiple domains, including land, sea, air, and space.  Analyze system performance, and integrate with the Ansys portfolio of multi-physics tools and solvers to achieve unmatched end-to-end modeling and simulation.

Digital Mission Engineering Products

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Digital Mission Engineering

DME updates enhance multidomain systems simulation capabilities with an expanded focus on streamlining modeling and simulation workflows. Providing continued advancement of on-orbit simulation, support for cislunar spacecraft missions, and expanded trajectory modeling.

Cis-Lunar Mission Enhancements
Cis-Lunar Mission Enhancements

STK’s Astrogator capability offers a design tool to construct the necessary framework to work with the Circular Restricted Three Body Problem (CR3BP) in STK. 

  • Serves as a customizable, encapsulated mechanism to configure STK
  • Provides a simplified workflow/mechanism to set up STK for use with the CR3BP dynamical model
  • Saves time and effort
Improved On-Orbit Safety of Flight Analysis
Improved On-Orbit Safety of Flight Analysis

The STK Passive Safety tool is intended to work in concert with rendezvous and proximity operations (RPO) planning and analysis to leverage Astrogator simulation and perform a comprehensive assessment against user-specified keep-out volumes.

  • Ensures safety of flight during trajectory planning and analysis
  • Ensures collision avoidance between two objects in space
  • Verifies that missed maneuvers do not result in collisions
  • Simplifies workflows with an out of the box solution
Advanced MBSE Behavior Modeling
Advanced MBSE Behavior Modeling

Behavior Execution Engine (BEE) has added enhanced support for configuring projects to work with STK Engine.

  • Quickly and easily configure projects to leverage STK Engine
  • Reduce runtime when visualizations are not required
  • Improves the customer workflow experience.
  • Provides scalability and time savings

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Deliver systems faster and accelerate operational decision-making.Digital mission engineering and operations software tools are packed with air-specific capabilities to shorten development cycles, streamline sustainment efforts, and enhance situational awareness. Connect model-based engineering to our mission analysis platform and achieve unrivaled speed.


Model complex, multidomain systems that incorporate your communications systems. Ensure that all your missions will have the communications they need to succeed. Evaluate configurations for your communications systems to optimize them. Arrange your assets where they give you the most while costing you the least.


Go beyond geometry and model radiometric detection to evaluate EOIR sensor performance. Analyze performance and detection over time. Generate images of the detections to visualize the synthetic scene. With DME solutions, you can model radiometric detection and performance and within the context of your entire mission and all your available assets.


Put all your geospatial data to fast, practical use. The expanding demand for geospatial intelligence meets with rapidly expanding data sets. You can synthesize data, model complex systems, and analyze the results with DME solutions.


DME solutions offer you the ability to model the full system of systems in a realistic operational environment to make critical engineering and mission planning decisions. Import standard data models or design your missile models. Evaluate parabolic and hypersonic trajectories in physics-based, high-fidelity simulations. Extend your models from land to space.


Design and model complex radar systems. Model radar systems with exquisite fidelity and apply them to the system of systems and the things you need them to detect. Evaluate it within the context of its mission.


DME solutions streamline processes and help mitigate risks throughout a system’s life cycle. From a single satellite to a large constellation, a simple orbit to a maneuvering trajectory, a primary signal relay to an EOIR sensor – when it comes to space, our software has a long history of helping you plan your future.


Land, sea, air, space, cyber – dominance in one domain is no longer possible without systems that span them all. Simulate multidoman, multi-aspect systems to streamline development, dismantle silos, and accelerate delivery.


Automate routine, repetitive tasks that maintain your catalog of orbiting space objects in a state of readiness. Deveote your time and expertise to solving problems using the data, rahter than solving problems about the data.


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