The Department of Defense recognizes the importance of BKCASE to their own workforce development and has offered substantial financial support and partnership to the project. The office of the Director of Defense Research & Engineering is the primary Department of Defense representative to BKCASE.
The BKCASE project is led by a university partnership between the Stevens Institute of Technology and the Naval Postgraduate School. Please visit the university websites http://www.stevens.edu/sit/ and http://www.nps.edu for more information.
The mission of the Systems Engineering Research Center is to enhance and enable the U.S. Department of Defense’s capability in Systems Engineering for the successful development, integration, testing and sustainability of complex defense systems, services and enterprises. Please see www.stevens.edu/serc for more information.
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