Dr. Gabriel Robins
Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia
85 Engineer's Way, P.O. Box 400740
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4740, USA

robins@cs.virginia.edu
www.cs.virginia.edu/robins
Phone: (434) 982-2207
Office: 406 Rice Hall
Gabe's vitae / resume (NIH Biosketch)

What is the Defense Science Study Group? (DSSG)

"Gabe's adventures with the Defense Science Study Group (DSSG):"

  1. Visiting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Perry

  2. Near an F117A Stealth fighter

  3. Looking over the B2 Bomber at Northrop

  4. On the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower

  5. At the helm of the Trident Missile Submarine USS Nebraska

  6. At the periscope of a Los Angeles class attack submarine

  7. Hanging out with my Marine buddies at Camp Lejeune in NC

  8. Checking out an amphibious assault vehicle

  9. With the crew of a Marine amphibious assault vehicle

  10. Visiting the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg in NC

  11. Aiming a shoulder-fired anti-tank missile

  12. With a grenade machine gun on top of a HMMWV

  13. Next to an F18 Hornet fighter

  14. The EA-6B "Prowler" electronic warfare plane

  15. F4 Phantom at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada

  16. Next to a Harrier fighter

  17. Aerial refueling of a B1 Bomber by a KC135 tanker

  18. More aerial refueling of a B1 Bomber by a KC135 tanker

  19. B1 Bomber coming up for aerial refueling

  20. Closeup of a B1 Bomber during aerial refueling

  21. In the cockpit of the KC135 tanker during B1 refueling

  22. With a helicopter

  23. View from bridge of USS Eisenhower: F14 Tomcat landing

  24. U.S. Coast Guard cutter at Key West in Florida

  25. With General Scott Wallace - commander of the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  26. Gabe aboard an M1 main battle tank during training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  27. Gabe aboard an M1 main battle tank

  28. Gabe at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  29. Amphibious beach landing (U.S. Marines)

  30. With former Marines Commandant Al Gray (right) during a Marines beach assault exercise

  31. Visiting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Perry (II)

  32. Visiting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Perry (III)

  33. Final meeting of the DSSG IV - Nancy takes center stage


  34. F18 Hornet fighter (front view)

  35. Harrier fighter (back view)

  36. The F117A Stealth fighter

  37. Back end of an F117A stealth fighter

  38. On the bridge of the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower

  39. Other miscellaneous aircraft carrier landings

  40. Apache attack helicopter (front view)

  41. Apache attack helicopter (far side view)

  42. Apache attack helicopter (side view)

  43. Business end of an Apache attack helicopter

  44. Bridge of the USS Eisenhower

  45. Deck elevator of the USS Eisenhower

  46. Closeup of the bridge of the USS Eisenhower

  47. Steam catapult on the flight deck of the USS Eisenhower

  48. F14 Tomcat on board the USS Eisenhower

  49. Sea Stallion aboard the Eisenhower

  50. Phalanx anti-missile gun aboard USS Eisenhower

  51. At the helm of an Aegis Guided Missile Cruiser

  52. Harpoon missiles on board an Aegis cruiser

  53. Coast Guard cutter

  54. Coast Guard cutter bridge closeup

  55. Coast Guard speedboat

  56. Aboard the ship USS Supply

  57. Super Stallion helicopters at Camp Lejeune in NC

  58. Super Stallion (front view)

  59. Super Stallion that the DSSG rode on (back view)

  60. Super Stallion during assault on mock town

  61. An amphibious beach assault/landing exercise

  62. An amphibious beach landing raft

  63. With the Marine Commandant at a beach assault exercise

  64. Stinger anti-aircraft missile

  65. HMMWV with mounted grenade machine gun

  66. HMMWV with machine gun

  67. Grenade machine gun (closeup)

  68. Night vision goggles

  69. With the Rangers Special Forces

  70. U.S. Army Rangers Special Forces guy

  71. The vertical wind tunnel where the 82nd Airborne practice at Fort Bragg

  72. Troop carrier ready to be air-dropped

  73. 82nd Airborne paratroopers ready to jump off a KC130

  74. 82nd Airborne paratroopers getting ready to jump

  75. 82nd Airborne paratrooper about to jump off a KC130 plane while the DSSG watches on

  76. A B1 Bomber refueling from a KC135

  77. A KC135 tanker refueling another KC135

  78. The F117A Stealth Fighter

  79. F18 Hornet fighter (side view)

  80. The A10 Thunderbolt

  81. 30mm cannon of the A10 Thunderbolt (side)

  82. 30mm cannon of the A10 Thunderbolt (front)

  83. The B17G Flying Fortress

  84. Harrier fighter (front view)

  85. Harrier fighter (front view II)

  86. Harrier during a vertical landing

  87. Harrier during a vertical landing II

  88. Harrier parked behind an F18

  89. Harrier jet

  90. F18 Hornets

  91. F18 landing

  92. C130 landing

  93. Trident SLBM at U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)

  94. HH60G Pavehawk helicopter

  95. Back of an F14 Tomcat

  96. DSSG at U.S. Strategic Command in Colorado Springs

  97. DSSG with a B1B Bomber at Rockwell International

  98. DSSG aboard the USS Eisenhower

  99. Patch of the SSBN USS Nebraska

  100. Coins from Fort Bragg

  101. Backs of coins from Fort Bragg

  102. Kiowa Warrior attack helicopter

  103. Army Rangers Special Forces during a live fire exercise

  104. Army Rangers after a live fire exercise II

  105. Army Rangers after a live fire exercise III

  106. Marines assaulting a building

  107. Howitzer cannon

  108. Business end of a Howitzer canon

  109. M1A1 Battle Tank

  110. Amphibious assault vehicle

  111. Boarding a riverine craft

  112. Back view off a riverine craft

  113. Riverine craft in action

  114. Docked riverine craft

  115. Camp Lejeune welcomes the DSSG

  116. With a couple of Marine generals

  117. Miscellaneous small arms

  118. Cuban boat on the beach at Key West

  119. Jet skiing off Key West in Florida

  120. Electronic surveillance aircraft

  121. Marine officer giving a pre-assault briefing

  122. Humvee with missile launcher

  123. Humvee with a 50-caliber machine gun

  124. A tank-extraction/towing vehicle

  125. U.S. Marines landing on a beach

  126. B1 refueling in mid-air

  127. Trident 3 missile

  128. T72 Soviet Tank

  129. Soviet tank

  130. Soviet-made artillery

  131. Crew of a KC135

  132. Logo of Unites States Strategic Command

  133. B17 Flying Fortress (at StratCom)

  134. Huey disguised as a soviet-made helicopter

  135. Full-scale battle training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  136. Full-scale battle training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  137. Full-scale battle training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  138. Full-scale battle training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  139. Full-scale battle training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  140. Unit insignia at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  141. Full-scale battle training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  142. Full-scale battle training at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin

  143. Tank at the NTC

  144. Gabe at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  145. Gabe at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  146. Gabe at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  147. At the National Training Center during battle exercises

  148. At the National Training Center during battle exercises

  149. M1 tank at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  150. Tanks rolling at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  151. Tanks rolling at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  152. At the National Training Center during battle exercises

  153. View from the turret of an M1 Tank

  154. At the National Training Center during battle exercises

  155. At the National Training Center during battle exercises

  156. Tanks rolling at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  157. Huey at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  158. View from a Huey flying above the National Training Center during battle exercises

  159. View from a Huey flying above the National Training Center during battle exercises

  160. Huey at the National Training Center during battle exercises

  161. "Leaving Las Vegas" (by Huey)

  162. "Apocalypse Now" DSSG style!

  163. Viewing battle exercises at the National Training Center

  164. My luggage carried off a Huey by an officer

  165. Aboard a Huey over the MoJave Desert

  166. View from a Huey flying above the National Training Center during battle exercises

  167. Dawn over the National Training Center range

  168. Sunrise over the National Training Center range

  169. With the Commanding General of the NTC (right) and former Marines Commandant (middle)

  170. Smoke screen generator at the NTC

  171. Tanks rolling during battle exercises at the NTC

  172. Tanks rolling during battle exercises at the NTC

  173. A nuclear attack submarine in an emergency surfacing drill

  174. A nuclear attack submarine cruising

  175. Photo of the USS Eisenhower signed by its Captain

  176. Postcard of the USS Eisenhower

  177. Postcard of a United States Battle Group

  178. Postcard of a battle group turnover

  179. The B1B Bomber cruising

  180. The B1B Bomber climbing

  181. The spec-sheet on the B1B Bomber

  182. The B2 Bomber cruising

  183. The B2 Bomber at sunset

  184. The spec-sheet on the B2 Bomber

  185. The X31A plane

  186. The spec-sheet on the X31A plane

  187. The AC130 gunship

  188. The spec-sheet on the AC130 gunship

  189. Gabe with Bill Wulf / Anita Jones and Fritz


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