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Advanced across-sensor geospatial applications to support battlefield…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
65028
Program Year/Program:
2004 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N031-1208
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
International Association of Virtual Org
DBA, IAVO Research and Scientific 345 West Main St., Ste. 201 Durham, NC -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2004
Title: Advanced across-sensor geospatial applications to support battlefield preparation
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N00014-04-C-0402
Award Amount: $450,451.00
 

Abstract:

The US Navy seeks science and technology feasibility research emphasizing innovative imagery and data fusion approaches for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and exploitation (i.e., ISR). Interest includes using data from multiple sensors/systems for comprehensive and timely ISR, supporting operational users in joint force battlespace environments. We propose to research and develop linear structural modeling methods for fundamentally advancing geospatial fusion. We plan to use the progressive technique to manage and analyze geospatial attributes that affect directly and indirectly latent and manifest battlespace dynamics. Remotely sensed imagery provides vital information for generating these models, capturing many of the primary indicators for exogenous and endogenous causal relations significant to military planning and operations. We believe this offers a radically different geofusion approach. Among others, it is capable of utilizing the wealth of variables typically obtained when analysts work jointly on multiple tasks as per battlespace CONOPS. Furthermore, by examining complex reciprocal causation, structural relations focuses on true combined battlespace ISR attributes. There are no known remote sensing geofusion solutions using structural relations, yet the civil and military user communities continue searching for fundamental breakthroughs along these themes, and this bodes well for commercialization of an eventual software solution during Phase II.

Principal Investigator:

Matthew Heric
President
9196888212
mheric@iavo.com

Business Contact:

Matthew Heric
President
9196888212
mheric@iavo.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF VIRTUAL ORG., INC.
DBA, IAVO Research and Scientific 1010 Gloria Ave Durham, NC 27701

EIN/Tax ID: 541864643
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No