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Network-Centric Warfare Radio-Frequency (RF) Real-Time Hardware-In-the-Loop…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
82179
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F071-218-0220
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Defense Research Associates, Inc.
3915 Germany Lane Suite 102 Beavercreek, OH -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Network-Centric Warfare Radio-Frequency (RF) Real-Time Hardware-In-the-Loop (HITL) Synthetic Battlespace Research Capabilities/Technologies
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-07-M-1214
Award Amount: $99,378.00
 

Abstract:

Man/hardware-in-the-loop laboratory simulation is the most cost-effective methodology for evolving/maturing advanced single/multi-ship geolocation technologies because the battlefield can be brought to the laboratory through multi-spectral synthetic battlespace simulation. Current laboratory network-centric battlespace and RF threat environment simulators do not provide the required fidelity to accurately simulate the parameters needed to develop ultra-precise direction finding and geolocation capabilities. DRA proposes to solve this challenging technology limitation by developing an Single/Multi-ship Geolocation Testbed (SMGT) for rapid prototyping of advanced single/multi-ship geolocation systems. The SMGT flexible architecture will enable the development of advanced geolocation technologies for single and multiple aircraft within a controlled laboratory environment enabling repeatable test and step-by-step evaluation/debugging capabilities. SMGT will provide simulator technology to develop advanced geolocation capabilities for receiver/processor technologies within new military concepts such as Advanced Threat Alert (ATA), Sensors Forward and Lightweight Modular Support Jammer (LMSJ) for application to military aircraft such as F-35, F-15, F-16, F-117, B-2, and C-130. During Phase II, DRA will develop a prototype capability and demonstrate key performance characteristics. The Phase II effort will provide a building-block capability for rapid evolution of advanced single/multi-ship geolocation technology.

Principal Investigator:

Ron Clericus
Director Modeling & Simulation
9374311644
rclericus@dramail.com

Business Contact:

Ray Trimmer
Senior Vice President
9374311644
rtrimmer@dramail.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

DEFENSE RESEARCH ASSOC., INC.
3915 Germany Lane, Suite 102 Beavercreek, OH 45431

EIN/Tax ID: 310970718
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No