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Company Information:

Company Name:
DCS CORP.
Address:
1330 Braddock Place
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone:
(571) 227-6255
URL:
N/A
EIN:
541044062
DUNS:
83662916
Number of Employees:
450
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,189,357.00 34
SBIR Phase II $6,978,708.00 11

Award List:

DESCRIPTIONS OF TESTS USED TO MEASURE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF VISION ARE SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE LITERATURE OF FIELDS SUCH AS MEDICINE, PHYSIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, OPTICS AND OTHERS.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Richard flaherty
Abstract:
Descriptions of tests used to measure various aspects of vision are scattered throughout the literature of fields such as medicine, physiology, psychology, human factors engineering, optics and others. with steady advances in the complexity of military systems (notably aircraft), the need for a… More

NAVAL AIRCRAFT REFUELING ALTERNATIVES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Fred W. Redding, Jr.
Abstract:
N/a

NAVAL AIRCRAFT REFUELING ALTERNATIVES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$667,356.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Fred W. Redding, Jr.
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed phase i effort is to present to the navy detailed conceptual development and analyses of alternative in-flight refueling concepts. these results will facilitate the determination by the navy of which concepts warrant further investigation or development questions that… More

PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS OF MAP DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Richard j riordan
Abstract:
Forward looking infrared (flir) systems integrated with other sensor inputs can expand flir mission effectiveness significantly. defense mapping agency (dma) map data offers an additional passive input to enhance flir system performance. incorporation of digital terrain elevation data (dted) may… More

AUTOMATED MINIMUM RESOLVABLE DELTA TEMPERATURE (MRT) TEST DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,948.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Richard t flaherty
Abstract:
Several tests can be performed on thermal imaging systems to determine performance. minimum resolvable temperature difference, mrt, is the most widely used specification parameter and a basic ingredient in the prediction of target acquisition capabilities of the system. current methods to measure… More

CV FIXED WING AIRCRAFT TRACKING AND SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,680.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Clinton thacker
Abstract:
The landing of aircraft aboard carriers at sea is one of the most dangerous of military operations. the danger is compound many-fold when recoveries are carried out at night during emcon conditions. without the ship's radar or free radio communication with pilots, a ship-based sensor is required… More

WEATHER EFFECTS ON BACKGROUND SIGNATURES ALGORITHM DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Richard t flaherty
Abstract:
The interactions between targets and the background in both the visual and thermal spectral bands are affected by several weather related variables. the dcs te-ex model was originally developed as a first principles mathematical model to predict the radiated temperature of targets in a field… More

INFRARED TRACKER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,814.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Clinton Thacker
Abstract:
N/a

INFRARED TRACKER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$383,800.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Clinton Thacker
Abstract:
The primary objective of this effort is to perform trade-off studies leading to the preliminary design of a te cooled or uncooled ir tracker. since the benefits in logistics to be gained by such a sensor may require a sacrifice in performance, a quantitative understanding of the nature of the… More

DECOMPOSED INFRARED (IR) MODELING FOR MODEL BASED VISION (MBV)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Pete Lambeck
Abstract:
Model based vision is a promising technique for radar automatic target recognition. its application to infrared imagery has been stymied by two problems. first, most ir signature models were developed for redesign applications and are not well suited for use in model based vision. second, there has… More

TRANSPORTABLE RF SIMULATOR FOR ELECTRONIC SUPPORT MEASURE (ESM)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,887.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mary E Orsino
Abstract:
The development of a transportable, programmable device capable of simulating a realistic electromagnetic signal environment at rf in the 2-18 ghz band has long been needed for navy esm system training and testing applications. recent breakthroughs in synthesizer technology has made the… More

INFRARED SCENE GENERATION MODEL

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,933.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David B Coblitz
Abstract:
Airborne infrared (ir) systems are difficult to evaluate in flight because the cost of creating realistic mission scenarios is often prohibitive and ir sensor performance is dependent on the ambient weather conditions. an ir scene generator used in conjunction with an ir simulator could provide an… More

MARINE ATTACK HELICOPTER NTS TRAINING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,942.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abraham Isser
Abstract:
The usmc night targeting system (nts), designed for installation in the ah-1 attack helicopter by 1994, is representative of the multi-sensor systems requiring comprehensive training for skills of air and ground crews. dcs will conduct a detailed study of training requirements for operator and… More

ESTIMATING SOFTWARE EFFORT COMPLETION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,998.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Raymond E. Sandborgh , Senior Consultant
Abstract:
The proposed project "estimating software effort completion"intends to develop and extend a technology to avoid costly software project budget overruns. the technology, effort completion estimating, is based on a mathematical modeling technique called element association matrices. the fully… More

AH-IW ATTACK HELICOPTER COCKPIT WORKLOAD REDUCTION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$9,972.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dave Thompson , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The complex avionics and sophisticated tactics necessary to deliverprecision guided munitions and counter modern military threats place a significant burden on the capabilities of the attack helicopter and the physical and cognitive capacities of their aircrew. these constraints dictate that future… More

AUTOMATED FORWARD LOOKING INFRARED (FLIR) RESOLUTION MEASUREMENT DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,266.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard T Flaherty , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Minimum resolvable temperature (mrt) is probably the best known andmost useful flir specification parameter. mrt is a figure of merit which measures both the sensitivity and spatial resolution of a flir and is directly related to field performance. the traditional mrt test requires trained observers… More

INTEGRATED PASSIVE TARGETING EQUIPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,661.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abraham Isser , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Dcs will conduct a systematic survey and evaluation of currently available passive day/night targeting systems potentially useful on thelamps mk iii helicopter. the goal will be to highlight the system(s) providing the best complement to the lamps helicopter and its asw/anti-surface missions from… More

DETECTION OF SLOW SPEED TARGETS IN CLUTTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,875.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Samuel L Sheller , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Dcs proposes to develop a simulation and hardware architecture of a radar receiver to detect moving targets that offers signigicant improvements over existing receivers. the unique receiver/simulation can be utilized in air, surface, and space environments. the range and all weather capabilities of… More

COVERT TERRAIN/OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE SYSTEM FOR HELICOPTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,786.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Massimi
Abstract:
N/a

COVERT TERRAIN/OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE SYSTEM FOR HELICOPTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$569,446.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Massimi
Abstract:
Dcs will conduct a structured and systematic research program into near and mid-term obstacle and terrain avoidance technologies. the goal will be to identify the most promising sensor technologies and configurations for further development and incorporation into army helicopters. this will be… More

Low Intensity Conflict Aerosol Munition

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$46,860.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
James Lincoln
Abstract:
Aerosol sprays of paint, epoxy, and other substances can be dispensed by mines and other munitions to disable hostile sensors, vehicles, and weapon systesm. For example, a paint-filled aerosol mine could be designed to detect an approaching vehicle, pop into the air, and eject and aerosol mist of… More

USE OF HELMET MOUNTED DISPLAYS ON THE E-2C

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,878.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Massimi
Abstract:
N/a

ROOM TEMPERATURE IR FOCAL PLANE ARRAY IMAGING RADIOMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$56,679.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Clinton Thacker
Abstract:
DCS will design a room temperature imaging radiometer for use in aircraft engine testing at AEDC. The radiometer will be a modification of an existing uncooled thermal imager; either Texas Instruments's ferroelectric device, or Honeywell's using microbolometers detectors. After a brief application… More

SH-60B Helicopter FLIR Training Aid

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$63,606.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David L. Thompson
Abstract:
N/a

USE OF HELMET MOUNTED DISPLAYS ON THE E-2C

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,930.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Massimi
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR project will be to research the applicability of helmet mounted displays to the E-2C mission. Specifically, since almost all helmet mounted displays are developed for the fighter/attack fixed-wing mission or the attack/scout rotary-wing mission, the question as to whether… More

SH-60B Helicopter FLIR Training Aid

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$149,951.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David L. Thompson
Abstract:
The mission requirements and operational environments of todays tactical fighters tax the cognitive skills of the aircrew and the advent of new and more sophisticated systems have rapidly increased the amount of displayed information available to the operators. The result is cluttered and confusing… More

Model the Interface Between a Respirator and the Human Face

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dino Piccione
Abstract:
This proposal outlines a multidiscipline approach to the issue of modeling the interface between the respirator and human face. Computer aided design techniques will be used to construct an AutoCAD model fo the M40 mask. A very fast laser scanning technique is proposed for scanning the head and… More

Embedded Sensor Trainer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Edwin Gaynor
Abstract:
The Embedded Sensor Trainer (EST) will train perishable aircrew cockpit skills relating to use of sensors onboard the Seahawk H-60 family of helicopters. EST will be embedded in the IMP/AAYK-14 Integrated Mission Processor (IMP) in the SH-60R Block II upgraded helicopter to train aircrew while… More

Thermal Fuel Tank Leak Detection Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$78,069.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Michael Massimi
Abstract:
N/a

Thermal Fuel Tank Leak Detection Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,388.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Michael Massimi
Abstract:
DCS Corporation proposes to build a bench top prototype system to demonstrate the concept of using thermal sensors to visualize the flow of leaking air from a fuel tank. The air would be heated and pressurized in the fuel tank to aid thermal detection. As part of this effort, DCS proposes to… More

Development of a Night Driving Simulator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,072.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John W. Ruffner
Abstract:
The use of night vision devices (NIVUs) by US Army foot soldiers, aviators, and drivers of combat and tactical wheeled vehicles has enhanced operations at night by allowing increased mobility and potentially safer operations. With this increased capability in the night environment has come an… More

PATIENT REGISTRATION SYSTEM FOR RADIATION THERAPY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,854.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Blase, william p
Abstract:
In radiation oncology, it is important to precisely position patients undergoing radiation therapy repeatably during each session over the course of treatment. Current methods for doing this positioning are time consuming and do not meet the accuracy requirements of advanced 3-D radiation treatment… More

Development of a Night Driving Training Aid

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,669.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John W. Ruffner
Abstract:
The use of night vision devices (NIVUs) by US Army foot soldiers, aviators, and drivers of combat and tactical wheeled vehicles has enhanced operations at night by allowing increased mobility and potentially safer operations. With this increased capability in the night environment has come an… More

A Code Analysis Tool for High-Integrity Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,841.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Willian Pritchett
Abstract:
Research is currently underway to produce guidelines for the development of mission and safety critical systems implemented in Ada 95. This research will analyze whether certain features of Ada 95 should be included or excluded from a critical application. To be of practical value such an… More

Chemical and Biological Mask Optical Model for Mask Design Aid

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,936.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Edwin Gaynor
Abstract:
N/a

Chemical and Biological Mask Optical Model for Mask Design Aid

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,542.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Edwin Gaynor
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Garth Van Sickle, Senior Engineer
Abstract:
N/a

Multi-Purpose Portable Measurement Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,634.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Edwin S. Gaynor, Technical Advisor II
Abstract:
"We propose to develop a simple and accurate field-portable optical device for obtaining critical dimensions for ammunition of size 5.5 mm - 8". Laser-triangulation-based inspections will be performed by passing the munition by-hand through adoughnut-shaped aperture, or in some cases, by passing a… More

Optical Ring Gauge for Ammunition Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,896.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Andrew Struckhoff, Systems Engineer
Abstract:
The Optical Ring Gauge is designed as an accurate, field-portable, optical device for measuring critical dimensions of ammunition ranging in size from 5.56 mm (.21

A New Display Paradigm for Air Traffic Control Management

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Ruffner, Human Factors Engineer
Abstract:
DCS Corporation is teaming with NVIS, Inc. to propose an out-the-window solution for the problem of air traffic control (ATC) personnel seeing and recognizing aircraft, surface vehicles, and unpredictable airport incursions in sufficient time to directmishap avoidance or accident response measures,… More

Driver Assist Smart Alignment System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,703.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Andrew Struckhoff, Systems Engineer
Abstract:
DCS Corporation proposes to develop an accurate Driver Assist Smart Alignment System to replace the on-the-ground spotters required for guiding the PLS and HEMTT vehicles to their

Driver Assist Smart Alignment System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,811.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Andrew Struckhoff, EO Systems Engineer
Abstract:
DCS Corporation's Phase I efforts have shown the technical feasibility for an accurate Driver Assist Smart Alignment System (DASAS). The DASAS replaces the on-the-ground spotters required for guiding the PLS and HEMTT/LHS vehicles to their "targets" during CROP loading operations. The "targets"… More

Near-to-Eye Display Solutions for Improving Air Force Traffic Tower Controller Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,919.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Ruffner, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
DCS Corporation is proposing to develop and evaluate an out-the-window, augmented viewing system for Air Force air traffic control tower personnel to reduce look-down time within the tower to optimize visual airfield operations, particularly during limited visibility conditions. In Phase I: we… More

Command Decision Modeling in Distributed Combat Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Paul Cerkez, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The rapid explosion in the volume and diversity of information circulating on the modern battlefield presents a huge challenge to the decision makers and warfighters who must plan and dynamically adapt to changing circumstances while assimilating new or changing information, often under conditions… More

Automated Software Analysis and Visualization

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,646.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Kim Woodward, Project Manager
Abstract:
DCS Corporation proposes to develop a system using open specifications for automatically generating design documentation of legacy MDA source code in an XML and visual form. The XML documentation will be based upon extended UML models as implemented in a combination of MDA, MOF, XMI, PGML, and… More