Military Aerospace Technology Experts

Barr Group's military and aerospace expert witness team comprises experienced software developers, electrical engineers, and mechanical engineers as well as PhD cryptographers with expertise in the design of state-of-the-art mission-critical defense electronics. Our experts have assisted with IP infringement and hacking/security breach litigation.

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Defense Electronics and Avionics

Barr Group is in the business of designing reliable and secure computers and our team of expert software engineers, electrical engineers, and mechanical engineers are familiar with electronic military and aerospace systems such as:

  • Drones, i.e. unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
  • Physical security and surveillance systems
  • Airplane avionics and ARINC-standard communications equipment
  • Soldier-worn electronics, including hardened/low-power computers
  • Military field radios, including software-defined radios (SDR)
  • Aviation systems safety standards including DO-178 and DO-254
  • Battlefield robots, smart weapons and GPS guidance systems
  • Cybersecurity and secure wireless communications and protocols

Barr Group's experts are familiar with most operating systems used in embedded systems, including real-time operating systems like OSEK and QNX, as well as Linux, and programming languages including assembly, C, C++, and Matlab. And we are just as comfortable with electronic circuits and ASICs and the Verilog and VHDL languages.

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Expert Witness Services

Barr Group's weapons systems and avionics experts support plaintiffs and defendants in litigation in U.S. District Courts, at the International Trade Commission (ITC), and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Our services include:

  • Technical assistance with drafting of discovery requests
  • Software source code review and analysis
  • Source code comparisons for copyright and trade secret theft
  • Analysis of electronics and related design documents
  • Prior art review for patent invalidity
  • Reverse engineering, including disassembly of binary code
  • Forensic analysis and electronic data and metadata retrieval
  • Expert reports, declarations, and witness statements
  • Testimony at deposition, oral hearings, and trials

Barr Group has a demonstrated ability to quickly activate one or more code reviewers to match the size, scope, and complexity of any project.

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The following is a representative subset of Barr Group's experts who have experience designing and/or testifying about these technologies:

Military & Aerospace

Battery Chemistry Expert Profile

Technology consultant with more than thirty years of experience in battery, materials, and control system technology and strong capabilities in all aspects of battery systems and energy storage. Former CEO and CTO with experience in start-up and established corporate environments alike. Demonstrated record of success in conceptualizing new products and leading development teams, establishing advanced manufacturing facilities, and applying fundamental new technologies for cost reduction. In addition, has assisted clients in analyzing catastrophic failure of complex battery

DVR Settop Onscreen Guide Expert Profile

Electrical engineer and embedded computing pioneer with over thirty years of experience designing electronics hardware and low-level software as well as more recent experience with mobile apps for Apple iOS platforms. Extensive experience in the design of data communications systems, including for DVR-capable satellite TV receivers and other set-top boxes. Experience with the software inside standards-based protocols ranges from detailed bit level knowledge of the MPEG transport protocol for video to the full TCP/IP Internet protocol stack. Holds a TS/SCI security clearance.

Electronics Source Code Review Expert Profile

<p>Computer engineer with over fifteen years of hands-on experience in all phases of product engineering including system architecture, electronics design, software design and code review, project management, testing, and manufacturing. Areas of specific technical expertise include FPGA and ASIC chip design involving hardware description languages, simulation, synthesis, and timing analysis; printed circuit board electronics design, verification, and debug; embedded software design; and system-level architecture and design.</p>

Biometric & Physical Security Expert Profile

Security consultant and adjunct professor who has developed novel and patented security technologies including for biometric security.

Battery and Power Electronics Expert Profile

Electrical engineer and expert in battery and power electronics technology with special technical expertise in motor drives and inverters.

User Interface Design Expert Profile

Accomplished software and systems engineer with specialized expertise in user interface design and human factors issues for embedded, mobile, web, desktop, and server software.

Wireless Protocols Expert Profile

Computer networking and wireless technology expert with over thirty years of industry experience.

Military Systems Design Expert Profile

Embedded systems industry veteran who built or managed the development of more than one hundred computer products.

Electronic Safety Systems Expert Profile

Electrical engineer with over thirty years of experience in the development and deployment of automotive electronic systems, including safety systems.

Computer Security Expert Profile

Electrical engineer with extensive electronics and software product development experience across a broad range of industries and platform architectures.

Expert S425N

Electrical engineer and expert in battery and power electronics technology with special...

Expert H620K

Technology consultant with more than thirty years of experience in battery,

Expert J523N

Security consultant and adjunct professor who has developed novel and patented security...

Expert S530O

Electrical engineer with extensive electronics and software product development experience...

Expert L350N

Electrical engineer with over thirty years of experience in the development and deployment of...

Expert B620S

<p>Computer engineer with over fifteen years of hands-on experience in all phases of...

Expert G524L

Embedded systems industry veteran who built or managed the development of more than one hundred...

Expert F200K

Electrical engineer and embedded computing pioneer with over thirty years of experience...

Expert R251K

Accomplished software and systems engineer with specialized expertise in user interface design...

Expert O600R

Computer networking and wireless technology expert with over thirty years of industry experience...

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