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Company Information:

Company Name: Innoflight, Inc.
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (858) 638-1580

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,174,607.00 10
SBIR Phase II $6,059,253.00 3
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

Targets for RADAR Calibration and Test of Advanced Discrimination Technologies and Concepts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Janicik, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Danielle Kuska
Abstract:
Innoflight, Inc. in conjunction with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, will investigate and analyze a low-cost nanosat bus to simulate a Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BDMS) target by combining their experience designing and building affordable, high-performance small… More

Targets for RADAR Calibration and Test of Advanced Discrimination Technologies and Concepts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Janicik, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Ronnie Killough
Abstract:
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) advanced technology microsat missions require secure space-to-ground data and space-to-space links. Present day spacecraft cryptology devices were not designed for small satellite or responsive space use, and as a result, this has a significant impact on the… More

High Performance Programmable Transceiver

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Janicik, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,699.00
Abstract:
Space-to-ground communications have long been stuck in a prehistoric era of telemetry systems from the throughput and hardware availability perspective. From the throughput perspective, there has been an increased need in higher uplink and downlink rates for on-orbit operations. On the hardware… More

Advancing the Space Communications Link Using Internet Protocol

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Janicik, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
Much effort has been put into building space vehicles on a more responsive timeline by leveraging common interfaces and taking advantage of middleware for configuration and operation. While the core spacecraft have been getting smarter, we still have one major problem the space communications link.… More

The Innoflight Encryption ASIM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Wolff, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed effort will develop the architecture for a miniature encryption unit that can be used for multiple small satellite applications. First, the encryption unit can be used to provide Type-1-certified communications between a spacecraft bus and external entities such as ground stations or… More

Advancing the Space Communications Link Using Internet Protocol

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Janicik, Principal Investigator – (858) 638-1580
Award Amount: $4,311,445.00
Abstract:
The proposed effort will design, build, and demonstrate a revolutionary and long overdue advancement to space communications. Through the use of native IP, Innoflight will introduce seamless networked communications through space vehicle links, ground stations, the mission operations center and end… More

CubeSat Power Management Controller and Solar Array Articulation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Wolff, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
The CubeSat platform represents a valuable architecture from which to develop satellite capabilities, payloads and technologies. However, CubeSat spacecraft must be able to support a variety of payload options and mission profiles while providing high reliability. A highly efficient CubeSat… More

Radiation Hardened Ethernet PHY and Switch Fabric

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Joe Koeniger, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
Innoflight will develop a new family of radiation hardened (up to 3 Mrad(Si)), fault-tolerant, high data-rate (up to 8 Gbps), low power Gigabit Ethernet PHY and Switch chips to meet a critical need in the space industry. Modern spacecraft payloads demand high throughput while maintaining extremely… More

Innoflight Miniature End Cryptographic Unit

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Wolff, Senior Engineer – (858) 638-1580
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Encryption is a commonly overlooked critical technology especially for small satellites. A miniaturized, low-volume, low-mass yet flexible encryption unit is required for operationally-useful small missions. Currently, there are no Type 1 certified encryption units that are small enough for use on… More

Spacecraft Autonomy Through On-orbit Networking

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Assi Friedman, Principal Investigator – (858) 638-1580
Award Amount: $149,997.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Spacecraft as operational nodes on the Internet is a significant means to enabling spacecraft autonomy. The use of Internet Protocol (IP) networking to support Space Operations is dramatically increasing through virtual users, distributed systems and enterprise or service oriented… More

Compact Type I Space Encryption Hardware

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Wolff, Principal Investigator – (858) 638-1580
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: DoD Type 1 encryption is almost always required for any space demonstration or mission and thus an incredibly key technology for space systems. When small satellites (ORS, tactical s/c, CubeSats, etc.) are considered, the technology becomes even more critical since Size, Weight and Power… More

Innoflight Miniature End Cryptographic Unit

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Wolff, Principal Investigator – (858) 638-1580
Award Amount: $999,927.00
Abstract:
Current space COMSEC end units are quite large (not suitable for nanosats, cubesats), based on 1980"s technology, and do not take advantage of modern protocols or data standards. They are also predicated on unique communications equipment and built to only meet the Space-Ground Link System… More

Secure DTN Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Janicik, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $124,975.00
Abstract:
For the proposed CoNNeCT experiment, Innoflight and John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) have formed a significant complimentary union with respect to each one's expertise in space networking. Innoflight is bringing forward design and development expertise in… More

Hosted Payload Secure Interface (HPSI)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Janicik, Principal Investigator – (858) 638-1580
Award Amount: $149,953.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Innoflight"s Phase 1 SBIR proposes to define the architecture, CONOPs and preliminary design and interface specification of a Hosted Payload Secure Interface (HPSI) leveraging Innoflight"s existing High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor (HAIPE) embedded solution. HAIPE… More

Compact Type I Space Encryption Hardware

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Wolff, Principal Investigator – (858) 638-1580
Award Amount: $747,881.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Current space COMSEC units are quite large (not suitable for NanoSats or CubeSats), are based on 1980"s technology, and do not take advantage of modern protocols or data standards. They are also predicated on unique communications equipment and built to only meet the Space-Ground… More