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Company Information:

Company Name:
LAKOTA TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS, INC.
Address:
9755 PATUXENT WOODS DRIVE, SUITE 270
COLUMBIA, MD 21046-1539
Phone:
(301) 725-1700
URL:
EIN:
522073737
DUNS:
040326220
Number of Employees:
25
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,277,004.00 16
SBIR Phase II $7,056,358.00 8

Award List:

Battlegroup AAW System Software Analysis of Sneak Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,567.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Moore
Abstract:
N/a

Advanced Power Controller for Linear Motor Driven Carriages

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Moore, President
Abstract:
Software sneak circuits can have significant negative impact on the operation of anysystem. Examining the interoperability problems currently facing the CooperativeEngagement Capability (CEC) equipped battle group provided real-life evidence ofthis statement. A system analysis performed during… More

Conventional and Revolutionary Material Solutions for Composites Hatches and Scuttles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,723.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J.Robert Pence, President
Abstract:
The Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) was developed to share unfiltered sensormeasurements between cooperating units (CU) within the battlegroup. This sharing ofinformation facilitates the development of a common air picture. However, due tobandwidth limitations, there is a limit to the… More

Global Information Grid (GIG)-Enabling Middleware (MW) Portals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
This research is focused on defining the requirements for developing a middleware portal that will enable Network Centric Warfare (NCW) applications to seamlessly access the Global Information Grid (GIG). A generic middleware portal would need services toprovide the following functionality: … More

Improved Situational Awareness in the Cockpit

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
Improved situational awareness in the cockpit is only accomplished when the right information is available to the warfighter at the right time. Currently, Department of Defense (DoD) sensors and systems have useful information, but lack the capability to share that information with each other. The… More

Analytical tool sets with models, metrics, and measurement techniques for System Architecture development.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
This research is focused on defining a toolset that provides an innovative modeling and simulation approach to assist engineers, with disparate educational backgrounds, in identifying and sharing information with regards to an architectures quality attributes and quality attribute trade-offs,… More

Global Information Grid (GIG)-Enabling Middleware (MW) Portals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,399,485.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
Improved situational awareness is only accomplished when the "right" information is available to the warfighter at the "right" time. The DoD Network-Centric Warfare initiatives have spurred the development of networks to assist in providing such information. With the development of the Global… More

Improved Situational Awareness in the Cockpit

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
Improved situational awareness in the cockpit is accomplished only when the "right" information is available to the warfighter at the "right" time. Current sensors and systems have the capability to provide such useful information. The Department of Defense (DoD) Network-Centric Warfare (NCW)… More

Simulation Environment for Complex, Man-in-the-Loop, Real-Time Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
As the United States strives to implement a more network-centric approach to warfare, solutions to improving system interoperability often overlook the consequences of system modifications on the more complex aspects of the battlefield environment. These complex aspects include strategic asset… More

Common Reusable Open Architecture Under-Sea Warfare Mission Package Infrastructure

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
The purpose of this SBIR is to validate the utility of, and design, a Mission Package Infrastructure (MPI) that will enable modular development, rapid integration, and migration across multiple platforms, of USW components and capabilities. A framework providing such benefits would increase the… More

Data Distribution Service in Linux Kernel Module

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
The Publish/Subscribe (Pub/Sub) paradigm has become a key component of the Navy Open Systems Architecture (OA) initiative. The finalization of the Data Distribution Service (DDS) specification by the Object Management Group has solidified a common approach for performing data centric distributed… More

Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) has long been a capability critical to the survivability of surface and sub-surface naval assets. Due to their ability to detect threats without revealing an asset's location, passive acoustic sensor technologies have proven to be an invaluable component of ASW… More

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Adaptation for Realtime Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,858.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President
Abstract:
The rate at which ISR assets can currently disseminate data and be re-tasked to evaluate new threats is limited by the stove-piped nature of existing ISR systems and their inability to operate with other data distribution systems. This lack of interoperability can lead to delays in the prosecution… More

Recognition of High-Range-Resolution (HRR) Profile Signatures of Moving Ground Targets for Combat Identification (CID)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
Limited success of current High Range Resolution (HRR) Aided Target Recognition (AiTR) approaches are largely due to the following shortcomings: 1) the heavy reliance on HRR profile features that are susceptible to measured HRR profile variability and 2) the attempt to declare targets at the highest… More

Common Presentation Architecture Framework

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,649,906.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
J. R. Pence, President – (301) 725-1700
Abstract:
In Phase I of this SBIR effort, Lakota created a general model for a component-based display architecture and a prototype of this general model in the form of a set of USW displays executing within the framework. In Phase II, Lakota proposes to follow through with the groundwork laid down in Phase I… More

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Adaptation for Realtime Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$747,261.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. Pence, President
Abstract:
To facilitate the integration of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) systems with Open Architecture Combat systems utilizing Data Distribution Middleware, Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. has begun the development of a Lakota Information Appliance Integrating Surveillance and Operational Networks… More

Manycore, Resource Management, Dynamic/Static Application Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. Pence, President
Abstract:
Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. proposes to develop Janus, a novel solution for resource and power management on multi- and many-core architectures running numerous legacy and non-legacy applications. The Janus technology will incorporate both static source code analysis and runtime application… More

Analytical tool sets with models, metrics, and measurement techniques for System Architecture development.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. Pence, President – (301) 725-1700
Abstract:
Within this Phase II endeavor, Lakota will develop a virtual environment toolkit for performing desktop testing in order to perform trade off studies of potential new algorithms and components and to perform root cause analysis of identified system problems. The environment will enable some of… More

Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$809,794.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. Pence, President – (301) 725-1700
Abstract:
Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. will develop a target classification capability based on emitter characteristics passively detected by ESM systems. Successful classification is based in part and fundamentally reliant upon successful emissions based target tracking. This tracking is based upon a… More

Recognition of High-Range-Resolution (HRR) Profile Signatures of Moving Ground Targets for Combat Identification (CID)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,919.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. Pence, President – (301) 725-1700
Abstract:
Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. proposes to extend the AiTR functionality developed during the Phase I effort to classify targets in ISAR imagery received from the APS-147 multimode radar on the MH-60R. This will result in a robust classification system that based on a hierarchical target taxonomy… More

Automated Generation of Electronic Warfare Libraries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,996.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
William Farrell, Director of Information F – (410) 381-9780
Abstract:
Metrological differences between tactical sensors result in a wide range of accuracy, completeness, and correctness of features used for object classification. Thus, it is typical practice for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop the required reference libraries so that they are tailored to each… More

Data to Decisions, Information Systems Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,981.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
William J.Farrell, Director of Information Fusion Sys – (410) 381-9780
Abstract:
Under this SBIR program, Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. (Lakota) will develop a Level 4 fusion (Process Refinement) capability implemented within a cloud computing architecture. Leveraging an existing Multi-Sensor Exploitation Management System (MSEMS), Lakota will define cloud-based services for:… More

Concept Maps from RDF (Resource Description Framework)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,946.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
William Farrell, Director of Information F – (410) 381-9780
Abstract:
Under this SBIR program, Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. (Lakota) will develop the Semantic Cloud Cognitive Concept Mapping (SC3M) technology for Concept Map development from Resource Description Framework (RDF) data stores. This technology provides the ability to: (1) develop concept maps from a… More

Surface Composite Tracker Component

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
William Farrell, Director of Information F – (410) 381-9780
Abstract:
Near-shore, littoral surface tracking is challenging due to the dynamic and inhomogeneous sea surface clutter as well as a diverse and dense target environment that leads to incomplete, non-contiguous, intermittent, and degraded tracking ability of any single sensor. Composite tracking provides a… More