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Military SoS Capability Development Workshop by Tonex

Military officers and personnel involved in command and control operations

The Military System of Systems (SoS) Capability Development Workshop by Tonex is an intensive training program designed to equip military professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, integrate, and manage complex systems of systems within military operations. This workshop focuses on the unique challenges and methodologies associated with SoS development in the defense sector, emphasizing strategic planning, systems engineering, interoperability, and lifecycle management. Participants will engage in hands-on exercises, case studies, and interactive sessions to gain a comprehensive understanding of SoS capabilities and their critical role in enhancing military effectiveness and operational readiness.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of System of Systems (SoS) engineering and capability development.
  • Analyze the unique challenges and requirements of military SoS environments.
  • Develop strategic planning and management skills for effective SoS integration and lifecycle management.
  • Enhance skills in interoperability, collaboration, and coordination among diverse systems and stakeholders.
  • Apply systems engineering methodologies and tools to real-world military SoS scenarios.
  • Evaluate and improve SoS capabilities to support mission objectives and operational effectiveness.


  • Military leaders and decision-makers
  • Systems engineers and architects
  • Program and project managers in the defense sector
  • Defense contractors and industry professionals involved in military systems
  • Operational planners and analysts
  • Logistics and support personnel responsible for military systems integration

Program Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Military SoS

  • Definition and scope of System of Systems (SoS)
  • Importance of SoS in military operations
  • Key characteristics and attributes of military SoS
  • Overview of current SoS frameworks and standards
  • Case studies of successful military SoS implementations
  • Challenges and opportunities in SoS capability development

Module 2: Strategic Planning for SoS Development

  • Strategic planning and alignment with mission objectives
  • Stakeholder analysis and engagement
  • Capability needs assessment and requirements analysis
  • Roadmapping and long-term planning for SoS
  • Risk management and mitigation strategies
  • Resource allocation and budgeting for SoS projects

Module 3: Systems Engineering for SoS

  • Core principles of systems engineering
  • Systems engineering lifecycle and processes
  • Requirements engineering and management
  • Modeling and simulation for SoS design
  • Verification and validation of SoS components
  • Tools and techniques for effective systems engineering

Module 4: Interoperability and Integration

  • Importance of interoperability in SoS environments
  • Standards and protocols for systems integration
  • Techniques for achieving interoperability
  • Integration testing and evaluation methodologies
  • Case studies on successful integration projects
  • Overcoming interoperability challenges

Module 5: Lifecycle Management of SoS

  • Lifecycle phases of military SoS
  • Maintenance and sustainment strategies
  • Configuration management and control
  • Performance monitoring and optimization
  • Upgrading and evolving SoS capabilities
  • End-of-life considerations and transition planning

Module 6: Enhancing SoS Capabilities

  • Continuous improvement methodologies
  • Capability maturity models and assessments
  • Innovation and technology insertion
  • Human factors and user-centric design
  • Training and skill development for SoS personnel
  • Future trends and emerging technologies in SoS development

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