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Innovative Adaptive Processing Techniques for Wideband and Multi-Band Conformal…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
62530
Program Year/Program:
2003 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F031-0684
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Black River Systems Company, Inc.
162 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13502-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2003
Title: Innovative Adaptive Processing Techniques for Wideband and Multi-Band Conformal Arrays
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: F30602-03-C-0204
Award Amount: $99,888.00
 

Abstract:

The Black River Systems Co., Inc. and Syracuse Research Corporation team proposes to investigate and demonstrate multi-mission adaptive processing techniques for use with wideband and multi-band conformal arrays to achieve high detection probability andlow false alarm rates in the presence of severe clutter, jamming and RFI environments. Computer simulation models will be developed, providing a complete end-to-end modeling and simulation capability. The primary emphasis during Phase I includes: (1)performing an initial assessment of conformal array requirements, (2) investigating two new innovative STAP architectures (Severely Nonstationary Interference Processing, SNIP, and an enhanced Parametric Adaptive Matched Filter algorithm, SRC_PAMF) for usewith wideband/multi-band conformal arrays to achieve high detection performance and low false alarm rates, in addition to evaluating currently existing and evolving STAP algorithms, (3) prototyping these algorithms and demonstrating wideband/multi-bandconformal array STAP architecture feasibility via simulation, (4) assessing the computational complexity, including computational and latency requirements, and (5) developing a Phase II program plan for completion of the design initiated in Phase I.Measures of Performance (MOPs) will be utilized to provide a basis for performance comparison. The technology developed will become instrumental in the development of a variety of military and commercial applications including manned and unmanned airbornesurveillance radar applications, wireless telecommunications systems, and navigation (GPS) systems utilizing conformal arrays mounted onto or integrated into air or ground vehicles.

Principal Investigator:

Grant Lavery
Principal Engineer
3157327385
lavery@brsc.com

Business Contact:

Jeffrey Brandstadt
President
3157327385
brandstadt@brsc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

BLACK RIVER SYSTEMS CO., INC.
162 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13502

EIN/Tax ID: 161515846
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No