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Multi-Phenomenology Sensing and Sensor Control in Unmanned Intelligence Vehicle…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
78915
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F061-223-1511
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Information Systems Laboratories, Inc.
10070 Barnes Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92121
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Multi-Phenomenology Sensing and Sensor Control in Unmanned Intelligence Vehicle (UIV) for ATR and Tracking of Dismounts and Vehicles
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-07-C-1204
Award Amount: $749,848.00
 

Abstract:

Detection, tracking, and identification of targets in an urban environment is very difficult due to the density of targets, as well as the interrupted sensor to target line-of-sight due to intervening buildings. A single sensor has difficulty performing these tasks. Using multiple sensors with different phenomenologies can provide the capability to perform this critical mission. This relies on a suite of advanced signal processing algorithms that can exploit the unique phenomenology from each sensor in the suite, fuse this data to improve performance, and cue an operator with a high confidence detection of targets. Under this Phase II SBIR program, ISL and DMT will develop an unmanned aerial vehicle hosted sensor suite and associated algorithms that exploits multiple phenomenologies to detect, identify, track and geolocate targets. The focus of this effort is a sensor suite using radio frequency and electro-optical and infra-red sensors along with automatic sensor cueing, automatic target classification, tracking, and prioritization to minimize human decision making. During the Phase II effort, algorithms will be developed and the performance improvements achievable using multi-sensor data will be demonstrated using collected data. A system architecture will be developed for Phase III integration and testing.

Principal Investigator:

David Kirk
Principal Engineer
7034481116
drk@isl-inc.com

Business Contact:

Sandra Quintero
Senior Contracts Administ
8583732711
squintero@islinc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

INFORMATION SYSTEMS LABORATORIES, INC.
10070 Barnes Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92121

EIN/Tax ID: 541198316
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No