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Company Information:

Company Name: DIGITAL SYSTEM RESOURCES, INC.
City: Fairfax
State: VA
Zip+4: 22033
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (703) 885-7724

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,773,112.00 59
SBIR Phase II $35,049,690.00 40

Award List:

LINE/FEATURE TRACKING SUITE OF ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert F Pohler
Award Amount: $49,606.00

WIDEBAND ACTIVE SONAR BEAMFORMING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Richard W Carroll
Award Amount: $50,446.00

WIDEBAND ACTIVE SONAR BEAMFORMING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Richard W Carroll
Award Amount: $480,000.00
Abstract:
Beamforming methods in which the fast convolution technique is applied to execute multichannel time delay fir interpolation filtering is the subject of this proposal. the method offers the potential for executing certain prior and post beamforming fir filter-ing operations within the beamformer… More

LINE/FEATURE TRACKING SUITE OF ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert F Pohler
Award Amount: $486,600.00
Abstract:
An integrated facility for tracking multiple contacts that will accommodate both localization and classification information and that will incorporate both long term and dynamic characteristics of targets. identification of appropriate technologies, baseline architecture definition, and resource… More

SUBMARINE COUNTER MEASURES AGAINST NEW TECHNOLOGY ACTIVE SONARS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeanne Secunda , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,761.00
Abstract:
New technology active sonars represent an increasingly dangerous threat to the us submarine fleet. jamming and other countermeasure strategies are needed to render this technology ineffective. innovative techniques for self-screening jamming, stand-off jamming, and evasivemaneuvering are proposed… More

ACOUSTIC TOWED ARRAY MOTION DETERMINATION USING HYDRODYNAMICS AND AMBIENT NOISEFIELDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ben Breed , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $538,018.00
Abstract:
The navy-s asw detection and classification systems are depending increasingly on the use of towed receiving arrays because they providethe opportunity to obtain a larger mobile receive aperture with lessflow noise than occurs with hull mounted arrays. unfortunately, along with the advantages of a… More

Single Channel Sonobuoy Modular Acoustic Processor (MAP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred H. Bloch
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I effort will define a single channel sonobuoy processor that is capable of processing any of the current and planned sonobuoys. In addition to the pure processing function, the processor will be capable of storing a signifi- cant amount of display data and of being reconfigured,… More

INTEGRATED TRAINING SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE IN SUPPORT OF ACTIVE SONAR SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeanne Secunda , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,782.00

MITIGATING THE PROBLEMS OF MIGRATING AN/UYS-1 APPLICATIONS TO THE AN/UYS-2

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David W Murray , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,724.00

AN OPPORTUNITY FOR COST AVOIDANCE THROUGH INFUSION OF COMMERCIAL PROCESSOR TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: F H Bloch , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,963.00

ACOUSTIC TOWED ARRAY MOTION DETERMINATION USING HYDRODYNAMICS AND AMBIENT NOISEFIELDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ben Breed , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,728.00

INTEGRATED TRAINING SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE IN SUPPORT OF ACTIVE SONAR SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeanne Secunda , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $505,524.00
Abstract:
The u.s. fleet must deploy mobile active sonar surveillance assets, including monostatic, bistatic, and multistatic platforms. critical to effective employment of these assets is the availability of a training process which effectively addresses the unique needs of mobile active sonar personnel.… More

AN OPPORTUNITY FOR COST AVOIDANCE THROUGH INFUSION OF COMMERCIAL PROCESSOR TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: F H Bloch , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $417,736.00
Abstract:
Requirements for higher throughput capabilities drive system designers to special purpose computers, or processors. these are often combinations of modular processing resources, memory, control, and i/o.as the number and capability of these required to solve each problemgrows, the architecture, or… More

MITIGATING THE PROBLEMS OF MIGRATING AN/UYS-1 APPLICATIONS TO THE AN/UYS-2

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David W Murray , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $417,736.00
Abstract:
Processing requirements for next generation sonar systems will require the use of the an/uys-2. this new generation standard signal processor is a parallel distributed processing system that is based on astate-of-the-art data flow methodology using new languages such as ada, the processing graph… More

Passive Automation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stu Adams
Award Amount: $52,756.00

ADAPTIVE PROCESSING FOR SHALLOW WATER LFA OPERATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dave Defatta
Award Amount: $50,569.00

Utilization of High Resolution Color Displays For Sonar Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Bloch
Award Amount: $52,316.00

COTS Supportability In Military Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Bloch
Award Amount: $52,311.00

AUTOMATIC BROADBAND MATCHED FILTERING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Bloch
Award Amount: $50,150.00
Abstract:
The continually evolving threat, including quieter submarines and the reemergence of third world diesels, has significantly impacted narrowband system performance. As a result, future passive acoustic detection performance in many new tactical environments will be primarilly reliant on broadband… More

Utilization of High Resolution Color Displays For Sonar Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Bloch
Award Amount: $493,805.00

ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR DENSE MULTIPATH NEAR LAND WARFARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Defatta
Award Amount: $67,201.00

ADAPTIVE PROCESSING FOR SHALLOW WATER LFA OPERATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dave Defatta
Award Amount: $582,378.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed research is to develop effective monostatic and bistatic adaptive processing techniques for shallow water Low Frequency Active (LFA) operationa. The focus of our proposed research is to achieve spatial reverberation cancellation for the complex shallow water… More

Submarine Low Cost Littoral Water Sonar Passive Localization System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thao Tran
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed effort is to improve sonar system detection probability in shallow (littoral) waters. The proposed approach is to use a High Frequency towed Array (HFTA) to process the higher frequencies and broader bandwidths necessary in littoral waters. From research work, completed… More

Combat System Interface Simulation/Stimulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Bloch
Award Amount: $69,973.00

COTS Supportability In Military Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Bloch
Award Amount: $584,146.00

Combat System Interface Simulation/Stimulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Bloch
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
In order to develop and test a combat system, it is often required to operate a subset of the system without some of the interfacing components. It is therefore necessary to simulate the operation of these missing components and to stimulate the existing interfaces with realistic and repeatable… More

ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR DENSE MULTIPATH NEAR LAND WARFARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Defatta
Award Amount: $589,589.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed research is to develop bistatic detection techniques for shallow water near land warfare operations. The focus of our proposed research is to achieve detection enhancement in environments characterized by dense multipath through application of optimal detection… More

Adaptive Beamforming for Littoral Waters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stuart F. Adams
Award Amount: $66,650.00
Abstract:
This project proposes preliminary investigations to prove the feasibility of four techniques for improving Adaptive Beamforming performance in littoral environments. Emphasis is placed on tradeoffs between algorithm efficiency and performance. The littoral acoustic environment is characterized… More

Automatic Feature Combined Track-Detect-Localize Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Gallemore/stuart F.
Award Amount: $100,025.00
Abstract:
A progressive system development is proposed which uses Bayesian methodology for combined detect, track, localize, and classify. The core paradigm focuses on detection followed by various estimation schemes to extract information on contact type, track, and location from the detector. A rapid… More

Simulation Based Concurrent Planning And Development System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ernest Day
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The Navy has identified Distributed Simulation-Based Acquisition (DSBA) as the approach for developing and implementing future acquisition programs. DSR proposes building a Simulation Based Concurrent Planning and Development System that would achieve this goal. At present the market has been… More

Enhanced/Operator Machine Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James J. Curcio
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The sensor processing requirements needed to counter today's threats pose a major challenge to the air avionics sensor operator (SENSO) due both to the complexity of the sensors and task load increases. Today's SENSO has limited opportunity for realistic anti-submarine warfare (ASW) practice … More

Flight Control Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Richard Staats
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Air Force has identified the need to develop affordable flight control technology to support Air Force Global Engagement objectives. Of particular interest to the Air Force is the development of real-time optimization algorithms for cooperative engagement solutions among Uninhabited Air… More

Passive Automation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stu Adams
Award Amount: $1,001,387.00

Simulation Based Concurrent Planning And Development System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ernest Day
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Adaptive Beamforming for Littoral Waters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stuart F. Adams
Award Amount: $1,128,940.00
Abstract:
This project proposes preliminary investigations to prove the feasibility of four techniques for improving Adaptive Beamforming performance in littoral environments. Emphasis is placed on tradeoffs between algorithm efficiency and performance. The littoral acoustic environment is characterized… More

Automatic Feature Combined Track-Detect-Localize Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Gallemore/stuart F.
Award Amount: $1,097,462.00
Abstract:
A progressive system development is proposed which uses Bayesian methodology for combined detect, track, localize, and classify. The core paradigm focuses on detection followed by various estimation schemes to extract information on contact type, track, and location from the detector. A rapid… More

Flight Control Technology - Command and Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Richard Staats
Award Amount: $749,709.00
Abstract:
The Air Force has identified the need to develop affordable flight control technology to support Air Force Global Engagement objectives. Of particular interest to the Air Force is the development of real-time optimization algorithms for cooperative engagement solutions among Uninhabited Air… More

Next Generation Combat System Display

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Witlin
Award Amount: $69,980.00
Abstract:
DSR proposes three new concepts to improve performance and reduce workload for all SSN Combat Systems operators. 1) The automated generation of geographic situation (GEOSIT)-Plan View displays with icons and linked vectors representing ownship and contacts being held. 2) Classification confirmation… More

Broadband Signature Information Identification and Extraction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mr. Kermit Harvel
Award Amount: $69,043.00
Abstract:
Operators have some difficulty classifying contacts on current system displays. Existing display techniques could incorporate broadband spectra to assist operators in the discrimination of contacts. A unique approach is proposed that uses color encoded broadband spectral signature information to… More

Physics Based Signal Processing for Next Generation Naval Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Wazenski
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Current signal processing techniques for passive sonar are limited by their simple plane wave mechanics assumptions. Next generation systems, if they are to offer significant performance improvements, must account for the complex propagation conditions that exist in the ocean. To this end DSR… More

Combat System Software Migration to Open Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Vignovich
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The objective is the creation and development of the ystem al Common Operating Environment (CSTCOE). DSR proposes a CSTOE based on a Combat System Middleware Standard (CSMS) that will enable innovative use of… More

Variable Virtual Combat Mock-up (VVCM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Daniel Patton
Award Amount: $69,942.00
Abstract:
The DSR Team consisting of DSR, Logicon Syscon and the Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) proposes to develop the architecture and system requirements for the construction of an advanced virtual display designated the ation of this… More

Embedded Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joann Patton
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
As military budgets are reduced, it becomes even more critical to train operators efficiently and effectively. Individualized training via embedded Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITSs) is one methodology with the potential to provide instruction that is individualized to the capabilities of the… More

A Multi-Level Network (MLN) Approach to theater Battle Management Operations (TBMO)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William Keifrider
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this effort is to use an innovative software approach that will link together existing distributive, sensor and tactical information networks. This software approach will enable on-demand communications connectivity in a seamless MLN environment that can be used in TBMO. DSR… More

Enhanced Platform Tracking Based on Multiple Emitter Reports Detected by a Single Sensor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Art Hoffman
Award Amount: $69,900.00

Virtual Distributed Real-Time OS for Real-Time Combat Systems and Joint Systems Like CEC

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Murray
Award Amount: $69,492.00

Development of Low Cost COTS Technology for Total Ship Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Murray
Award Amount: $67,918.00

Total Ship Training Concept

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Daniel Patton
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Multi-Sensor Correlation Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kirk Harrison
Award Amount: $67,875.00

JAVA Applications for Naval Combat Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Murray
Award Amount: $69,974.00

SHALLOW WATER DIRECTIONAL NOISE MEASUREMENT SENSORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell
Award Amount: $69,968.00
Abstract:
Not Available Fuel cells offer the potential to dramatically reduce environmental pollution as well as our dependence on foreign oil. They are actively being developed as alternated energy sources for transportation, stationary and military applications. The degradation of oxygen electrode… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Witlin
Award Amount: $1,200,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mr Kermit Harvel
Award Amount: $1,158,583.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Fred Vignovich
Award Amount: $1,485,615.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Daniel Patton
Award Amount: $1,105,646.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joann Patton
Award Amount: $1,200,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William Keifrider
Award Amount: $745,500.00

Advanced Techniques for Combat System Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: JoAnn Patton
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available Low-flying aircraft such as helicopters are exposed to the danger of flying into suspended electrical and telephone cables. We propose a hybrid passive/active optical system that can detect and range thin cables, thereby enabling the prevention of potentially catastrophic accidents.… More

Enhanced Platform Tracking Based on Multiple Emitter Reports Detected by a Single Sensor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Don Coleman
Award Amount: $587,461.00

Total Ship Training Concept

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Theodore F. Moseley
Award Amount: $1,123,713.00

Development of Low Cost COTS Technology for Total Ship Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bill Mahood
Award Amount: $1,166,791.00

Multi-Sensor Correlation Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kirk Harrison
Award Amount: $1,152,435.00

JAVA Applications for Naval Combat Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Murray
Award Amount: $1,155,090.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $67,840.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,998.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Joe Murray, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $63,711.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $67,840.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Russell Jeffers, Scientist
Award Amount: $69,972.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stuart Adams, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,976.00

Development of Materials and Processes That Eliminate Large Gun Barrel Wear & Erosion from Advanced Propellants & Projectiles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $1,199,803.00
Abstract:
A largely untapped capability in ASW operations is the ability to operate

Dynamic SuperManuals with Latent Semantic Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $1,199,954.00
Abstract:
Active sonar operations are a key to effective USW performance in ocean environments. The performance of active sonar in these scenarios is often limited by clutter. Most active de-cluttering approaches have identified classification clues that are used totry to discriminate target echo returns from… More

IMSSP System for Missile Terminal Guidance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ted Moseley, Program Analyst
Award Amount: $69,966.00
Abstract:
Current Naval training systems typically collect ground truth and operator performance data during training events. The data collected is usually a function of the particular training system used during the training event. Data generated from the trainingevent is compiled into after-action debrief… More

Wireless Sensors Systems for On-Board Aircraft Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Lucas, Senior Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,851.00
Abstract:
DSR proposes development of a methodology for the utilization of information from mission objectives and a wide variety of platform, sensor and intelligence databases to effectively adapt tactical shipboard sensor resources to a dynamically changingtactical environment and to increase the time… More

Platform Noise Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ron Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $715,932.00
Abstract:
This SBIR is concerned with the operational use of acoustic sensors mounted on an operating vehicle to detect and localize targets, including other vehicles, in the surrounding environment. In general, several classes of noise limit the performance ofthese types of acoustic systems. Two key classes… More

Platform Noise Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $119,868.00
Abstract:
The Army wishes to mount acoustic sensors on operational vehicles and use them to detect and localize other operational vehicles in the vicinity. The effectiveness of such a system can be limited by the noise created by the platform on which the sensorsare mounted. DSR proposes a system that… More

Ceramic Composite Lined Metal Composite Gun Barrels for Small Arms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,898.00
Abstract:
SBIR N00-014 addresses the problem of developing a tool that can provide environmental assessments in support of the deployment and operation of active sonar systems. DSR's proposed product will initially target support of the SH-60R Airborne Low FrequencySonar (ALFS). The design of the product will… More

Non-Acoustic ASW Sensor Modeling & Decision Aids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald Coleman, Senior Project Engineer
Award Amount: $69,951.00
Abstract:
Development of concepts and associated algorithms for dynamic alignment of ship sensors and weapon systems is proposed. Correlation processing of ship sensor data provides the opportunity to develop composite tracks and calculate the difference or trackoffsets in the constituent sensor tracks that… More

Auditory Devices for Remote Threat Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $736,349.00
Abstract:
This SBIR is concerned with using remote sensors to enhance the performance of security forces protecting Air Force facilities. The use of remote sensing systems for area surveillance can greatly complement the performance of human sentries. Current remotesystems rely primarily on video and infrared… More

Auditory Devices for Remote Threat Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This SBIR is concerned with using remote sensors to enhance the performance of security forces protecting Air Force facilities. The use of remote sensing systems for area surveillance can greatly complement the performance of human sentries. Current remotesystems rely primarily on video and infrared… More

Virtual Distributed Real-Time OS for Real-Time Combat Systems and Joint Systems Like CEC

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Murray
Award Amount: $1,697,964.00
Abstract:
"Combat systems have historically been developed through a process that focuses on insular subsystems. This process has resulted in severe limitations on system interoperability and technical obsolescence. In addition, excessive life cycle costs areassociated with maintaining multiple configurations… More

Multi-Static Active Sonar Processing with Unknown Transmission Type

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bill Mahood, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $1,499,857.00
Abstract:
"The proposed Phase II SBIR Study for bi-static echo ranging withunknown sources of opportunity defines an integrated analysisapproach and several innovative processing techniques that willproduce an effective submarine sonar design. The increasing needfor active echo detection is driven by the… More

Innovative Broadband Signal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Russ Jeffers, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $749,985.00
Abstract:
"The overall technical objective of this SBIR is identificationof large-bandwidth, active-signal-processing techniques thathave the potential to provide significant sonar performanceimprovements in littoral environments. The importance ofoperating in littoral waters, increased noise… More

Mission Planning for Tactical Shipboard Electronic Warfare System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Darren Brown, Operations Analyst
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
"DSR proposes development of software that provides a methodologyfor complete EW Mission Planning including dynamic intelligenceupdates, and a system configuration "Wizard" that ensures everyfacet of Mission Planning is addressed for maximun optimizationof system resources. Laying the framework for… More

Environmnetal Assessments & Mitigation of Naval Operations (Air & Surface)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Greenfield, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $743,788.00
Abstract:
"SBIR N00-014 addresses the problem of developing a tool that canprovide environmental assessments in support of the deploymentand operation of active sonar systems. DSR's proposed productwill initially target support of the MH-60R Airborne LowFrequency Sonar (ALFS). The design of the product will… More

Dynamic Sensor/Weapon Alignment Algortihms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Owen Kingsbury, Senior Project Engineer
Award Amount: $599,951.00
Abstract:
"Currently deployed electro-magnetic surveillance and weaponsystem sensors lack an ability to compensate for sensor-to-sensorand sensor-to-weapon alignment errors induced through physicalphenomena of ship flexure, mechanical misalignment, navigationsensor latency, ship motion, and beam bending from… More

Surveillance of Ship Security Perimeter While in Port

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
"This SBIR is concerned with using remote sensors to enhance the performance of security forces protecting Navy ships while docked in port. The use of remote sensing systems for area surveillance can greatly complement the performance of human sentries.Current remote systems rely primarily on video… More

Simulation Environment in Support of Non-Cooperative Target Recognition (NCTR) Algorithm Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Willis Rowe, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
"Development of a simulation environment concept for stimulation of developmental Non-Cooperative Target Recognition (NCTR) algorithms is proposed. The proposed concept is based on a distributed architecture simulation, interconnected via a LAN usingstandard network protocols. This simulation is… More

Advance Algorithm for Total Ship Monitoring Improvements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bill Mahood, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,464.00
Abstract:
"The Navy has recently exerted a focused management effort TSMS for submarines, resulting in significant progress in several areas. TSMS functionality includes noise detection, noise localization, and extrapolation of measured noise to far fieldvulnerability. Due to limited research and… More

Low-Cost Automatic Shipboard Wireless Configuration Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles Walton, Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,974.00
Abstract:
"The objective of this SBIR is to demonstrate an inexpensive, open architecture and accurate ship based automated Configuration Management (C/M) System. This system will employ wireless Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) such as passive RadioFrequency Identification Devices (RFID) or Real… More

Opportunistic Sensor Resource Management for Extended Operating Conditions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Todd Bruner, Director, Advanced System
Award Amount: $99,936.00
Abstract:
"DSR will apply the application of proven artificial intelligence (AI) technology to the problem of controlling distributed Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) assets in extended operating conditions. DSR has demonstrated these AItechnologies to the Air Force Research Lab for their… More

Robust Towed Array Beamforming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Benjamin Shapo, R&D Engineer
Award Amount: $69,935.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of this SBIR program is to provide robust towed array beamforming when increasing numbers of hydrophones become inoperative. Digital Systems Resources (DSR) proposes to explore multiple techniques, both conventional and adaptive, aswell as a recently published innovative… More

Broadband Processing for Mine Warfare Sonar

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Russell Jeffers, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,974.00
Abstract:
This Phase I proposal presents a unique opportunity to improve active sonar capability for mine detection and classification through the use of robust signal processing of broadband signals. This effort will improve target recognition in environments withstrong reverberation and dense multi-path. … More

Sensor Independent EW Functionality Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Sheila Steele, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,917.00
Abstract:
The threats countered by Electronic Warfare (EW) systems are continually evolving, necessitating that EW sensor subsystems evolve to keep pace with the threats. To create the best possible EW system, the EW system needs to be designed with sensorsubsystem flexibility in mind. An EW system designed… More

Surveillance of Ship Security Perimeters While in Port

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This SBIR is concerned with using remote sensors to enhance the performance of security forces protecting Navy ships while docked in port. The use of remote sensing systems for area surveillance can greatly complement the performance of human sentries. Wepropose the development of a multi-sensor,… More

Surveillance of Ship Security Perimeters While in Port

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Borrell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR is concerned with using remote sensors to enhance the performance of security forces protecting Navy ships while docked in port. The use of remote sensing systems for area surveillance can greatly complement the performance of human sentries. Wepropose the development of a multi-sensor,… More

Simulation Environment in Support of Non-Cooperative Target Recognition (NCTR) Algorithm Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Willis Rowe, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
A software based simulation environment for stimulation of developmental NCTR algorithms is proposed. The proposed software will consist of a distributed architecture simulation, interconnected via a standard network protocol LAN. This simulation willinclude 3-degree of motion (3DOF) models of both… More

Simulation Environment in Support of Non-Cooperative Target Recognition (NCTR) Algorithm Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Willis Rowe, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $1,402,243.00
Abstract:
A software based simulation environment for stimulation of developmental NCTR algorithms is proposed. The proposed software will consist of a distributed architecture simulation, interconnected via a standard network protocol LAN. This simulation willinclude 3-degree of motion (3DOF) models of both… More

Advanced Algorithms for Total Ship Monitoring Improvements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Loran Ambs, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The Total Ship Monitoring System (TSMS) facilitates real-time assessment of acoustic stealth for all SSN and SSBN submarine classes. A highly portable software baseline has been established that facilitates affordable hardware technology refresh andevolving capability improvement.Advanced Algorithm… More

Advanced Algorithms for Total Ship Monitoring Improvements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Loran Ambs, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
The Total Ship Monitoring System (TSMS) facilitates real-time assessment of acoustic stealth for all SSN and SSBN submarine classes. A highly portable software baseline has been established that facilitates affordable hardware technology refresh andevolving capability improvement.Advanced Algorithm… More