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Company Name: Decision-science
City: Arlington
State: VA
Zip+4: 22201
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $918,974.00 17
SBIR Phase II $2,121,555.00 5

Award List:

THE NEED FOR LARGE HIGH-PERFORMANCE ARRAYS ON NONPLANAR SURFACES, COUPLED WITH RECENT ADVANCES IN ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY, HAS RESULTED IN A RECENT SURGE OF INTEREST IN CONFORMAL ARRAYS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Philip g tomlinson
Award Amount: $50,180.00
Abstract:
The need for large high-performance arrays on nonplanar surfaces, coupled with recent advances in electronics technology, has resulted in a recent surge of interest in conformal arrays. applications include large conformal arrays on aircraft fuselage for surveillance, on artillery shells, for… More

HIGH ALTITUDE SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR) FOR BALLISTIC MISSILE MISSIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Arthur J Bruckheim
Award Amount: $50,023.00

HIGH ALTITUDE SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR) FOR BALLISTIC MISSILE MISSIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Arthur J Bruckheim
Award Amount: $168,572.00
Abstract:
Sar (synthetic aperture radar) is a radar imaging technique that produces high resolution maps of the radar cross section of a scene by processing the coherent phase history of the return signal over multiple pulses. sar synthesizes an antenna the length of which is twice the distance the sar… More

MULTISTATIC RADAR TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Wesley m kurowski
Award Amount: $50,180.00
Abstract:
For the proposed research, dsa plans to follow a logical and methodical approach to satisfy the technical objectives. the objectives of the phase i program are to examine multistatic radar issues. in particular, approaches, concepts, and technology needs shall be examined in a search for innovative… More

COHERENT OPERATION OF A DISTRIBUTED SPARSE ARRAY SPACECRAFT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jerry e belyea
Award Amount: $45,590.00
Abstract:
A program is proposed for the assessment of techniques for providing coherent operation and beam sychronization in a distributed sparse array radar system. the radar system considered would address wide area surveillance missions and functions from space using technology identified in the usaf… More

SIMULATION OF BISTATIC TARGET DETECTION IN CLUTTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Philip g tomlinson
Award Amount: $50,677.00
Abstract:
The technical objectives of the phase i program are to develop innovative modeling and simulation approaches to the problem of bistatic target detection in clutter. phenomena to be considered are to include waveform characteristics, target and clutter scattering phenomena, and signal processing. for… More

EHF FLUSH MOUNTED CONFORMAL ARRAY FOR AIRCRAFT COMMAND AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Philip g tomlinson
Award Amount: $50,855.00
Abstract:
The need for large, high-performance arrays on nonplanar surfaces, coupled with recent advances in electronics technology, has resulted in a recent surge of interest in conformal arrays. applications include large conformal arrays on aircraft fuselage for surveillance, on artillery shells, for… More

AIR-TO-AIR COMBAT ENGAGEMENT ANALYSIS UTILIZING TERRAIN SHIELDING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert M Kerchner
Award Amount: $49,861.00

SIGNAL PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE FOR A DISTRIBUTED SPARSE ARRAY (DSA) RADAR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jerry E Belyea
Award Amount: $50,376.00

SIGNAL PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE FOR A DISTRIBUTED SPARSE ARRAY (DSA) RADAR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jerry E Belyea
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
A program is proposed for the assessment of techniques for providing coherent operation and beam sychronization in a distributed sparse array radar system. the radar system considered would address wide area surveillance missions and functions from space using technology identified in the usaf… More

RADAR SCATTERING OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Terry krohn
Award Amount: $46,016.00
Abstract:
The development of new and innovative techniques which determine electromagnetic scattering behavior are necessary in order to advance the state-of-the-art in radar cross section (rcs) control. two of the more important analytical problems requiring solution in this area are the characterization of… More

SIDELOBE REDUCTION AND CLUTTER SUPPRESSION FOR A DSAR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr philip tomlinson
Award Amount: $49,722.00
Abstract:
One of the issues which continue to concern planners and the designers of future radar systems is the sidelobes of the distributed sparse array radar (dsar). as a general rule, performance in both clutter and jamming tends to degrade as sidelobe levels increase. furthermore, in order to make use of… More

AIR-TO-AIR COMBAT ENGAGEMENT ANALYSIS UTILIZING TERRAIN SHIELDING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert M Kerchner
Award Amount: $349,365.00
Abstract:
A program to develop a simulation of one-versus-one helicopter air-to-air combat is proposed. it will provide a powerful analytic tool for exploring the effectiveness of helicopter designs, weapons, and sensors as well as tactics and environments. the effort builds upon the existing tac brawler… More

JAMMING TECHNIQUES AGAINST FREQUENCY HOPPING SIGNALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dennis J Berry
Award Amount: $49,256.00
Abstract:
The technical objective of this research is to identify and analyze innovative approaches to jamming frequency hopping signals. jamming schemes and waveforms which do not require precise knowledge of the victim signal and which minimize the jammer power required, such as imprecise follower jamming,… More

DUAL MODE SEEKER TESTBED

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Eric S Baker , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,972.00
Abstract:
Decision-science applications, inc. (dsa) proposes to develop and demonstrate a dual-mode seeker testbed (dmst) capable of evaluating mode-switching criteria based on integrated sensor phenomenology. the application of this criteria will allow the missile to discriminate against background… More

HAVDEM AIR-TO-GROUND AND COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR ENHANCEMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Nathaniel E Bent , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,937.00

Bistatic Chaff and Weather Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Philip G. Tomlinson
Award Amount: $48,989.00
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop a mathematical model for the bistatic signature of chaff, as well as weather (rain and fog). The model will include the full scattering matrix and temporal and spatial amplitude and phase fluctuation statistics. The model will be parametric in such factors as the electrical… More

HAVDEM AIR-TO-GROUND AND COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR ENHANCEMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Nathaniel E Bent , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $374,362.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a plan for defining the functional requirements for the incorporation of air-to-ground and cooperative behavior capabilities into the helicopter air-to-air value-driven engagement model (havdem). havdem is an engagement level simulation of helicopter air-to-air combat… More

HF IMAGING TECHNIQUES FOR GROUND PENETRATION (TOMOGRAPHIC PROCESSING FOR AIRBORNE REMOTE SENSING OF UNDERGROUND ENVIRONMENTS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John T. Clancy
Award Amount: $59,417.00

HF IMAGING TECHNIQUES FOR GROUND PENETRATION (TOMOGRAPHIC PROCESSING FOR AIRBORNE REMOTE SENSING OF UNDERGROUND ENVIRONMENTS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John T. Clancy
Award Amount: $729,256.00
Abstract:
The proposal investigates high frequency (HF) band surveillance to provide a new capability for locating tactical targets in deep hide (buried, camouflaged, etc.), and for detection of underground barrels, drums, pipes, tunnels, and underground stream beds for environmental surveys and waste site… More

"APS-145 IMPROVEMENTS FOR DETECTION OF LOW RCS AND SLOW MOVING TARGETS"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Herman G. Pease
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
Investigates improvements to the APS-145 radar currently used on the Navy's E-2C surveillance aircraft. Program evaluates three architectures to select optimum based on performance and anticipated system modification costs. Implementation of one of the architectures (based on Phase I tradeoffs)… More

Concealed Weapon Detection Using Active Microwave Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry Bascom
Award Amount: $97,925.00
Abstract:
This effort builds on initial feasiblity analysis and measurements taken to support concealed weapon detection. DSA proposes a nine month program consisting of two (2) items. Item 1 (6 months - 5 tasks) conducts CWD analysis, measurements, evaluation, system design and ends with the… More