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ATLANTIC AEROSPACE ELECTRONICS CORP.
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6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 300
Greenbelt, MD 20770
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,855,088.00 56
SBIR Phase II $10,611,318.00 23

Award List:

SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR CONSTANT FALSE ALARM RATE DETECTORS IN A DENSE TARGET ENVIRONMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$73,715.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Theodore Bially
Abstract:
N/a

CONICALLY CONFORMAL ARRAY ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,762.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert K Schneider
Abstract:
N/a

MILLIMETER WAVE INSTRUMENTATION RADAR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$48,317.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Verne L Lynn
Abstract:
N/a

SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR CONSTANT FALSE ALARM RATE DETECTORS IN A DENSE TARGET ENVIRONMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$239,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Theodore Bially
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop and evaluate a new class of constant false alarm rate (cfar) algorithms for use in dense target environments, based on advanced multidimensional digital signal processing methods. existing cfar techniques employ a variety of primitive oneand twodimensional digital filters,… More

CONICALLY CONFORMAL ARRAY ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$196,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert K Schneider
Abstract:
A computational tool for the design and analysis of conically conformal array antennas is to be developed. this tool will be based on two analytic approaches: (1) a high-frequency asymptotic (ray) method and (2) an eigenexcitation (modal) technique. the effects of mutual coupling, array edge… More

MILLIMETER WAVE INSTRUMENTATION RADAR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$261,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Verne L Lynn
Abstract:
Recent advances in millimeter-wave technology now permit development of an agile beam high resolution tracking radar which offers excellent performance while remaining highly mobile. such an instrument can observe missiles and submunitions near the ground and provide (1) greatly improved… More

IN-ARRAY DIGITAL BEAM FORMING ARCHITECTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$66,642.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Paul F Mckenzie
Abstract:
N/a

ULTRAFAST SIGNAL PROCESSING ALGORITHMS AND ARCHITECTURES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$67,782.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Cory myers
Abstract:
A critical problem in the use of signal processing algorithms in real-world applications is that of finding efficient realizations on available hardware. recent work in symbolic signal analysis and manipulation has demonstrated the potential for the automatic transformation of algorithms into… More

THE USE OF NEURAL NETWORKS FOR TARGET IDENTIFICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Richard ferrante
Abstract:
A recent survey of neural network technology by atlantic aerospace personnel has identified the necessity of using a number of network layers to address typical problems in target identification. in addition to updating this survey, this effort will develop and demonstrate a neural network approach… More

3-D OBJECT RECOGNITION IN A NEURAL NETWORK THAT PERFORMS SENSOR FUSION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,102.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
The fusion of sensor data to perform 3-d target recognition from 2-d views is an inherently complex, compute-bound problem characterized by an overwhelming amount of pixel data which must be processed and integrated into a single coherent description of objects in an image. neural networks offer the… More

A NEW APPROACH TO E-3 (AWACS) SENSOR DATA FUSION USING MORPHOLOGICAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,174.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sven Spoerri
Abstract:
This research proposal is aimed at the evaluation of a promising processing technology, morphological filtering, to the sensor data fusion problem. the e-3, awacs fusion problem, is a difficult one because of the projected large number of dynamic aircraft targets (up to 4000) and large numer of… More

CLUTTER REDUCTION AND RESOLUTION ENHANCEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR FOLIAGE PENETRATING SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$56,169.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Eric R Keydel
Abstract:
N/a

IN-ARRAY DIGITAL BEAM FORMING ARCHITECTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Paul F Mckenzie
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop and evaluate an architecture for a multielement radar receiving array which performs digital beam forming (dbf) within the receiving array itself, using each element as a node of a systolic-like array processor. the processor associated with each element of the array will… More

CLUTTER REDUCTION AND RESOLUTION ENHANCEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR FOLIAGE PENETRATING SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$448,849.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Eric R Keydel
Abstract:
This research proposal is aimed at preliminary investigation and feasibility assessment of signal processing techniques for improving the signal-to-clutter ratio in foliage penetration synthetic aperture radar (sar) data, based on adaptive cross-modeling of the competing clutter through the use of… More

AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF POWERLINES FROM SAR AND MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,617.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Bonita Lee
Abstract:
This proposal seeks to establish the feasibility of applying newly developed morphology-based detection algorithms to the powerline detection problem in sar and multispectral imagery and to design an overall program to integrate this technology into a complete map validation and updating system. the… More

CONFORMAL UHF (SATCOM) ANTENNA FOR TACTICAL AIRCRAFT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,521.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Anthony Modelfino
Abstract:
The objective of this phase i proposal is to finalize a preliminary design of a unique antenna element developed at atlantic aerospace for use as a uhf satcom antenna on tactical navy aircraft. the underlying principles of the element design are widely used in microwave filter and radome designs. it… More

ACOUSTIC TARGETING CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,965.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Sven Spoerri
Abstract:
This proposal describes a novel method for targeting noisy, high-value targets such as enemy artillery, helicopters and, perhaps, heavy vehicles and generators. the concept makes use of relatively inexpensive acoustic sensors which can be deployed in enemy territory by air drop or by artillery. the… More

DEEP UV PHOTO RESIST DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$61,922.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
David Coomber
Abstract:
We propose to improve resist material development by using computational simulation to evaluate the material properties suitable for the deep uv range. we propose to discuss current materials with resist producers and then to work with the manufacturers of photolithography systems and the designers… More

MORPHOLOGY-BASED DETECTION PROCESSING FOR SCANNING IRST SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,093.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Victor T Tom
Abstract:
N/a

DETERMINATION OF MINIMUM DIMENSION GABOR REPRESENTATIONS FOR SIGNAL DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard S Orr
Abstract:
N/a

ANTI-JAM METHODS FOR RF RECEIVER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,792.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Michael S Wengrovitz
Abstract:
N/a

ANTI-JAM METHODS FOR RF RECEIVER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,792.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Michael S Wengrovitz
Abstract:
N/a

ANTI-JAM METHODS FOR RF RECEIVER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$572,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Michael S Wengrovitz
Abstract:
Detection, localization, and classification of submarines in asw operations can be accomplished through the use of air-dropped sonobuoys. acoustic signals sensed by sonobuoys are telemetered back via an rf link to an overhead aircraft for associated signal processing. however, the telemetry process… More

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL COMPUTER SIMULATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,997.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Thomas H Einstein , Member, Technical Staff
Abstract:
This proposal deals with the development of a computer simulation of a generalized air-traffic control radar. it includes the ability to realistically simulate radar returnsfrom ground clutter and various kinds of hazardous weather. the simulation will also represent the effect of clutter andweather… More

GABOR/WIGNER-VILLE PROCESSING FOR CROSSTERM SUPPRESSION, RESOLUTION ENHANCEMENT AND NOISE REDUCTION IN UNDERWATER...

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,743.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Orr , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The wigner-ville (wv) distribution finds favor in processing for acoustic transient signature identification because of its ability to portray time history of the frequency distribution of signal energy. a key issue of current research on the wv distribution is the suppression of… More

MORPHOLOGY-BASED FRONTEND PROCESSING FOR IR-BASED ATR SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,903.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

High Speed Low Cost Signal Processor for Multi-Band

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$54,311.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Sven Spoerri , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF MINERAL DEVELOPMENT SITES FROM MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,756.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Victor Tom , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

FOUR INPUT STACKED MICROWAVE ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,879.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David T Auckland , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

LOW COST CONFORMAL ELECTRONICALLY SCANNED ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,553.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Victor C Sanchez , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

MORPHOLOGY-BASED DETECTION PROCESSING FOR SCANNING IRST SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$293,172.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Victor T Tom
Abstract:
This proposal seeks to establish the feasibility of applying newly developed morphology-based atr algorithms to the irst target detection and target/clutter discrimination problem. the importance of this unique approach is twofold. first, detection performance can be dramatically improved (over… More

FRACTAL-BASED MMW AND IR SYNTHETIC SCENE GENERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,294.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Meg Noah
Abstract:
The proposed research will investigate efficient fractal-based techniques for generating wide area sar imagery of natural clutter to support weapons system testing. the computer graphics field has demonstrated the use of fractals for rapidly creating visually realistic background scenes. for weapon… More

High-Speed Low-Cost Signal Processor for Multi-Band IR Fuzes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$51,221.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Meg Noah
Abstract:
N/a

Multi-Spectral Detection and Discrimination

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

MORPHOLOGY-BASED FRONTEND PROCESSING FOR IR-BASED ATR SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,900.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
It is proposed to apply an innovative and revolutionary class of signal processing techniques to the problem of frontend processing for ir-based atr systems. these techniques offer the potential for substantial reduction in computational requirements and hardware size and weight for real-time target… More

AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF MINERAL DEVELOPMENT SITES FROM MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$247,310.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Victor Tom , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This proposal seeks to establish the feasibilityof applying newly developed morphology-based image screening and detection algorithms to the mineral development site detection problem in panchromatic and multispectral imagery and to design an overall procedure for integrating this technology into an… More

LOW COST CONFORMAL ELECTRONICALLY SCANNED ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$406,873.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Victor C Sanchez , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed phase i effort is to design an scanned antenna system which meets specific electromagnetic, weight and power consumption performance criteria and is low cost. the proposed system will consist of three main components, a pin diode beam commutator, a rotman lens… More

FOUR INPUT STACKED MICROWAVE ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$536,531.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David T Auckland , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The primary objective of this proposal is to obtain a specific hardware design that alleviates the current deficiency in the present line-of-sight microwave video data link used for robotic vehicle control. two hardware configurations will be considered. the first configuration is an efficient… More

Target Recognition Using Associative Parallel Processors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,625.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David Coomber
Abstract:
Sdio has the difficult problem of finding targets in clutter with practically no tolerance for error because of the automated nature of response and the short times involved. target recognition in clutter requires high speed computation and the optimum use of parallel processing to produce results… More

High-Speed Low-Cost Signal Processor for Multi-Band IR Fuzes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$498,067.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Meg Noah
Abstract:
This proposal seeks to establish the feasibility model for a high- performance inexpensive multi-band IR processor based on morphological signal processing, to be incorporated into the Navy's next generation of IR fuzes. Our unique processing approach is based on very simple computational circuits… More

Morphology/Fractal-Based Techniques for Automatic Target Discriminatio

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$54,787.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
This proposal describes an innovative approach to the detection and discrimination of targets in multi-sensor airborne platforms. The major advantages of our process are: 1) substantial performance gains; 2) the use of a common architecture for multi-sensor platforms; and 3) the need for less… More

Fractal Analysis of Multi-Band IR Imagery for Target Acquisition

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,456.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop and demonstrate a new signal processing approach for acquiring low contrast military targets in multi-band IR imagery. This new computationally efficient processing methodology has been shown to provide significant better detection/discrimination results in single-band long… More

COHERENT PROCESSING FOR LOFARGRAMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,864.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Benson Rosen
Abstract:
Because narrowband submarines emissions are constantly being reduced, one is forced to use broadband information to detect and track, still relying upon narrowband tonal energy for classification. In addition, broadband energy frominterfering sources such as biologics or profilers can clutter… More

High Performance Electrically Scanned Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$55,043.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Victor C. Sanchez
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed Phase I effort is to perform a preliminary design of an electronically scanned antenna capable of supporting a multimode radar testbed operating in MTI, ultra-high range resolution and SAR modes. The proposed baseline antenna concept consists of four major components: a… More

Automated Analysis of Retinal Images

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$48,838.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
A digital image processing system for ophthalmic applications will be developed. The system will enable users to quantify easily, quickly, and accurately various retinal lesions from retinal images. Lesions such as macular drusen exudates, cotton wool spot, hemorrhages, and aneurysms will be… More

High Speed Low Cost Signal Processor for Multi-Band

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$646,425.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Sven Spoerri , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This proposal describes a novel approach to improving performance of mti radars for the detection and classification of modern, low observable targets in relatively high clutter environments. an important part of this approach is atlantic aerospace electronics corp's. application of morphological… More

Multi-Spectral Detection and Discrimination

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$422,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Workstation for Wigner-Ville/Gabor analysis fo signals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,432.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Orr
Abstract:
N/a

Integrated Computer Aided Design (CAD) Package for Designing Precision Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,627.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
James Rogers
Abstract:
N/a

Conformal UHF SATCOM Antenna for Tactical Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$73,590.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Andrew Humen
Abstract:
N/a

Temporal Processing for Airborne Missile Warning Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,953.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
N/a

Workstation for Wigner-Ville/Gabor analysis fo signals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$374,042.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Orr
Abstract:
Wavelet techniques, in the form of time-scale or time-frequency analysis, have potential applications in the field of communications. This proposal addresses three research areas to be developed in this discipline. (1) Waveforms constructed of wavelets themselves demonstrate fractal, or multi-scale,… More

Temporal Processing for Airborne Missile Warning Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$805,504.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposal represents a cooperative effort between Atlantic Aerospace Electronics Corporation and Texas Instruments, Inc. It is aimed at developing and assessing the feasibility of two innovative and fundamentally different approaches to track-before-detect (TBD) processing for… More

Image Processing for Sonar Active Classification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Benson Rosen
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposal is aimed at developing and assessing the feasibility of Image Processing Techniques to distinguish between submarine and non-submarine in Active Sonar Echoes. Image Processing Techniques have proven to be highly effective in detecting objects in cluttered backgrounds using… More

Integration of Flat-Plate X-Band and Wideband Antennas for Surveillance/Identification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,068.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. David T. Auckland
Abstract:
This proposal presents a unique and innovative approach to designing and realizing an integrated aperture made up of a wideband, nominally 0. 5 to 2. 0 GHz, array and a precision X-band array. AAEC proposes to realize the wideband element by a rigid wire structure. Second, AAEC proposes a design… More

Integrated Computer Aided Design (CAD) Package for Designing Precision Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$377,832.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
James Rogers
Abstract:
This proposed effort has the ultimate objective of developing an integrated antenna element design tool -- where structural, thermal and electromagnetic (EM) analyses are applied to a common geometrical model of the antenna. Our basic approach is to utilize a tetrahedral finite-element… More

Conformal UHF SATCOM Antenna for Tactical Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$175,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Andrew Humen
Abstract:
Existing UHF SATCOM antennas are unsuitable for use on high performance tactical aircraft due to their size, weight, and/or aerodynamics. The proposed efort seeks to fill the Navy's need for conformal or minimal protrusion SATCOM antennas for their tactical aircraft. Two breadboard antennas, one… More

Advanced Temporal Discrimination Techniques for Shipboard IRST

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,626.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposal is aimed at developing and assessing the feasibility P of a new approach to track discrimination for shipboard IRST sensors. The proposed approach combines two complementary signal processing technologies; single scan discrimination and an innovative geometry-based… More

Affordable Multi-Color IR Detectors for Navy Fuses

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Myron Pauli
Abstract:
Current Navy infrared proximity fuses use single band MWIR detectors to provide an affordable, reliable, and compact fuse which is effective against high-signature plume-dominated powered targets. However, the current fuse is ineffective against unpowered air targets whose signature is dominated… More

Fast Acquisition of GPS P(Y) Code

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,920.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Richard S. Orr
Abstract:
Atlantic Aerospace offers to define, develop and analyze a new spread spectrum code acquisition technique having breakthrough potential for decreasing the product of acquisition time and acquisition processor speed for acquisition of GPS signals relative to currently employed techniques. The basis… More

Moving Target Indicator (MTI) Radar Target Tracking Using Context Constraints Derived from High Resolution SAR Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,958.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. William H. Bennett
Abstract:
Development of new algorithms for improved tracking of MTI data from airborne standoff platforms can be enabled by exploiting additional information extracted from multi-mode radar including both SAR image information and MTI. MTI radar is being increasingly used for tactical battlefield… More

Fusion of SAR and Hyper-Spectral Sensor Data for Improved ATC

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Mon Young
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed effort is to develop a fusion process that integrates SAR and hyperspectral sensor data in order to overcome the current performance limitations of single sensor automatic target cueing. In the Phase I effort, we will define a concept of operation for… More

Automatic Registration of Forward-Looking Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,925.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Victor Tom
Abstract:
Atlantic Aerospace Electronics Corporation proposes to develop an automatic image registration sufficiently accurate to deal with images exhibiting differences in scale and perspective. The algorithm consists of a global step aimed at registration of features on the ground, followed by a local step… More

Advanced ATC for Tactical Information Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,751.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Widder
Abstract:
The proposed effort is directed at achieving Automatic Target Cueing (ATC) performance at levels which are essential for near term system deployment. The performance required for deployment is beyond the capability of current systems. The design emphasis is to have robust performance under a full… More

Integrated Color Coding and Monochrome Multi-Spectral Fusion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Ellis
Abstract:
The proposed effort is aimed at the development and demonstration of the feasibility of a new integrated color coding and a contrast-based monochromatic fusion process. We will investigate two methods for color coding that utilize the monochrome fused image. Each of the color coding methods will… More

Practical AGC for Quasi Invariant Target Signature

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program is aimed at developing and demonstrating an automated gain control method that reduces the large dynamic range changes that can be observed in target and background signatures, while maximizing the preservation of the information content (such as target features) needed for… More

Advanced Signal Processing and Display Concepts for Airborne Active ASW Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,012.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Benson Rosen
Abstract:
Atlantic Aerospace proposes to develop an Active Sonar Display Processor (ASDP) to distinguish between submarine and non-submarine contacts in airborne active sonar systems. Accurate active classification of anti-submarine warfare (ASW) sonar echoes is a long standing need for the Navy. Current… More

Image Processing for Sonar Active Classification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,937.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Benson Rosen
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposal is aimed at developing and assessing the feasibility of Image Processing Techniques to distinguish between submarine and non-submarine in Active Sonar Echoes. Image Processing Techniques have proven to be highly effective in detecting objects in cluttered backgrounds using… More

Advanced Temporal Discrimination Techniques for Shipboard IRST

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$757,255.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tamar Peli
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposal is aimed at developing and assessing the feasibility P of a new approach to track discrimination for shipboard IRST sensors. The proposed approach combines two complementary signal processing technologies; single scan discrimination and an innovative geometry-based… More

Advanced ATC for Tactical Information Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,860.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Widder
Abstract:
The proposed effort is directed at achieving Automatic Target Cueing (ATC) performance at levels which are essential for near term system deployment. The performance required for deployment is beyond the capability of current systems. The design emphasis is to have robust performance under a full… More

FEROELECTRIC SCANNED ARRAY (FESA)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
James Lilly
Abstract:
A novel beamforming network is proposed to electronically scan two independent beams in a conformal phase array. The beamformer utilizes ferroelectric materials in the RF distribution network to control the amplitudes and phases of the array element excitations. One beamformer board is required… More

ADAPTIVE WAVELETS FOR LOSS-LESS HYPERSPECTRAL COMPRESSION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,873.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dr Shubha Kadambe
Abstract:
The penetration of hyperspectral sensing from either airborne or spaceborne platforms into both commercial and defense applications, has risen the need for efficient data transmission and storage. This efficiency can be provided by data compression technology that exhibits sufficient compression… More

ADAPTIVE WAVELETS FOR LOSS-LESS HYPERSPECTRAL COMPRESSION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$254,920.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dr Shubha Kadambe
Abstract:
The penetration of hyperspectral sensing from either airborne or spaceborne platforms into both commercial and defense applications, has risen the need for efficient data transmission and storage. This efficiency can be provided by data compression technology that exhibits sufficient compression… More

DETECTION OF MILITARY SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN EO/IR SENSOR DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,973.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Mr Mon Young
Abstract:
The ultimate goal of this multi-phase effort is to develop a semiautomated IMINT processing system for EO and/or IR sensor data that is based on object-level change detection (OLCD) concepts. The objective of the Phase I program is to demonstrate the feasibility of object level change detection in… More

WAVELET IMAGE ENHANCEMENT FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,962.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Bennett, Frederick
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,841.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Mon Young
Abstract:
N/a

Model-Based Multi-Sensor Fusion for OLCD

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Mon Young
Abstract:
N/a

Low Cost Controlled Reception Pattern Antenna (L-CRPA)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Andy Humen
Abstract:
N/a

Dismounted Warfighter Antenna System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,877.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
William McKinzie
Abstract:
Not Available Feasibility of fabricating nanophase reinforced Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs) will be demonstrated. MMCs are a class of materials that have superior physical, mechanical, and thermal properties; including specific strength and modulus, high temperature stability, thermal… More