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Company Information:

Company Name: GUIDED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
City: McDonough
State: GA
Zip+4: 30253 1453
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (770) 898-9100

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $838,226.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,541,340.00 6
STTR Phase I $370,000.00 4
STTR Phase II $998,460.00 2

Award List:

INDEPENDENT ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF PROPOSED AH-1W HELICOPTER FOUR-BLADED MAIN ROTOR DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: J Eric Corban
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The u.s. marine corp requires an independent engineering analysis of the performance and operational cost-benefits of four bladed main rotor development for the ah-1w attack helicopter. the proposed phase i effort is designed to satisfy this requirement by first gathering appropriate engineering… More

ADVANCED ARMAMENT CARRIAGE FOR THE MARINE CORPS AH-1W ATTACK HELICOPTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: J Eric Corban
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The u.s. marine corps has a critical need for a new, state-of-the-art system for armament carriage on its ah-1w attack helicopter. this phase i effort will perform a trade/conceptual design study to systematically identify the best design solution. the merits, costs, and risks associated with an… More

ACTIVE CONTROL FOR ROTOR SUSCEPTIBILITY REDUCTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Guided systems technologies proposes to apply an innovative combination of individual blade control concepts, and emerging technology for blade actuation using smart materials, to achieve dramatic reductions in rotor susceptibility. in particular, control inputs will be tailored to specific mission… More

Intelligent Nonlinear Control of Remotely Piloted Model Scale Helicopters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban
Award Amount: $49,669.00

Intelligent Nonlinear Control of Remotely Piloted Model Scale Helicopters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
An intelligent nonlinear control methodology, based on an innovative combination of feedback linearization and artificial neural networks, is to be adapted to control remotely piloted helicopters. A mapping is derived which transforms a nonlinear dynamic model of the plant into a linear, time… More

Expanding Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban
Award Amount: $68,748.00
Abstract:
It is proposed that the wide range of nonmilitary applications for DoD UAVs be identified and assimilated into a representative set of mission profiles and vehicle specifications, to identify the DoD UAVs that could be used to conduct such missions and to meet such specifications, and to identify… More

Advanced Adaptive Autopilot for Precision Guided Munitions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban
Award Amount: $99,827.00
Abstract:
The opportunity exists to apply evolving technology for nonlinear adaptive control to autopilot design for precision guided munitions. The approach employs artificial neural networks to represent errors made in inverting the nonlinearities in a feedback inverting controller. Using an on-line… More

Advanced Adaptive Autopilot for Precision Guided Munitions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban
Award Amount: $704,099.00
Abstract:
The opportunity exists to apply evolving technology for nonlinear adaptive control to autopilot design for precision guided munitions. The approach employs artificial neural networks to represent errors made in inverting the nonlinearities in a feedback inverting controller. Using an on-line… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: CORNELL UNIV.
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Ronnie Coffman

Adaptive Guidance and Control for Autonomous Hypersonic Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J.Eric Corban, President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Current guidance and control technology is recognized as an impediment to the common military, civil, and commercial goal of achieving reliable, low-cost, aircraft-type operations into space. A team lead by Guided Systems Technologies, Inc. hassuccessfully demonstrated the key components of a fully… More

Adaptive Guidance and Control for Autonomous Hypersonic Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J.Eric Corban, President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Current guidance and control technology is recognized as an impediment to the common military, civil, and commercial goal of achieving reliable, low-cost, aircraft-type operations into space. A team lead by Guided Systems Technologies, Inc. hassuccessfully demonstrated the key components of a fully… More

Biologically Inspired Biologically Inspired Direct Adaptive Guidance and Control for High-Bandwidth Flight Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Cornell University
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban, President
Award Amount: $498,528.00
RI Contact: Ronnie Coffman
Abstract:
"The capability of biological flight systems to autonomously maneuver, track, and pursue evasive targets in a cluttered environment is vastly superior to current engineered systems. The proposed effort seeks to fully characterize the tracking, guidance andcontrol functions of one such biological… More

On-Line Trajectory Optimization for Autonomous Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator: J Eric Corban, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Anne Fream
Abstract:
"Successful operation of next-generation unmanned air vehicles will demand a high level of autonomy. Autonomous low-level operation in a high-threat environment dictates a need for on-board, robust, reliable and efficient trajectory optimization. Theproposed effort will develop and demonstrate an… More

On-Line Trajectory Optimization for Autonomous Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator: J. E. Corban, President
Award Amount: $499,932.00
RI Contact: Anne Fream
Abstract:
Successful operation of next-generation unmanned air vehicles will demand a high level of autonomy. Autonomous low-level operation in a high-threat environment dictates a need for on-board, robust, reliable and efficient trajectory optimization. The proposed effort will develop and demonstrate an… More

Vision-Based Obstacle Avoidance Using Active Scene Segmentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: J. E. Corban, President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Successful operation of autonomous flight systems in uncertain environments is currently limited by the lack of practical obstacle avoidance systems. In the proposed effort, we shall exploit recent and on-going advances in the fields of image processing, estimation, real-time path planning, and… More

Nonlinear Adaptive Estimation to Enhance Interceptor Lethality

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: J. E. Corban, President
Award Amount: $99,982.00
Abstract:
We anticipate that the combination of flight proven neural network adaptive control, recently developed methods for nonlinear adaptive guidance, and innovative new methods for nonlinear adaptive estimation can be applied, separately or, perhaps ultimately in combination, to produce never before… More

Collision Avoidance for Micro Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J. E. Corban, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The innovative use of variational methods to dynamically segment scenes, which leads to a fast, natural approach to estimating the location of unknown 3-D obstacles is proposed. The previously developed algorithm has been shown in simulation to be suitable for real-time processing in flight using… More

Vision-Based Obstacle Avoidance Using Active Scene Segmentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: J. E. Corban, President
Award Amount: $438,553.00
Abstract:
A program is proposed to develop, flight demonstrate and transition a robust capability to autonomously detect and avoid obstacles and features typically encountered in three-dimensional flight by relatively small fixed or rotary wing unmanned air vehicles in low-altitude urban operations. There are… More

Collision Avoidance for Micro Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J. E. Corban, President
Award Amount: $748,776.00
Abstract:
It is proposed to further develop, flight demonstrate and transition a robust capability to autonomously detect and avoid obstacles typically encountered in flight by fixed or rotary wing micro air vehicles during low-altitude urban operations. There are two basic elements: (1) continually detecting… More

Adaptive Methods for Target Tracking, and Guidance and Control for the U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: J. E. Corban, Cheif Technical Officer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Ballistic missiles pose formidable challenges for target tracking and intercept because of their spiraling dynamics and significant maneuverability potential as they re-enter the atmosphere at high speeds. Recent studies have shown that conventional methods to estimation, guidance and control design… More

Adaptive Guidance Against Maneuvering Targets for Ballistis Missile Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: J. Eric Corban, CTO
Award Amount: $599,912.00
Abstract:
Existing approaches to guidance and estimation for intercept of maneuvering targets are often dependent on assumed models of maneuvering target behavior. We have shown in Phase I that intercept lethality can be dramatically reduced when an interceptor guidance strategy optimized for a specific… More