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Company Information:

Company Name: Mayflower Communications Company, Inc.
City: Burlington
State: MA
Zip+4: 01803-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (781) 359-9500

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $5,630,300.00 61
SBIR Phase II $32,547,229.00 44
STTR Phase I $199,948.00 3
STTR Phase II $749,902.00 1

Award List:

MILITARIZED WATCH (MILWATCH)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Duncan B Cox Jr
Award Amount: $49,907.00

MILITARIZED WATCH (MILWATCH)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Duncan B Cox Jr
Award Amount: $55,000.00
Abstract:
The main objective of this project is to develop a conceptual design of a highly precise and automated military watch (milwatch) for high-accuracy time transfer, and to show that the design is feasible and practical in implementation. the features of the design are to be demonstrated on the basis of… More

THE GPS AND INERTIALLY INSTRUMENTED SATELLITE FOR GLOBAL GRAVITY FIELD MAPPING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni N Upadhyay
Award Amount: $49,991.00

THE GPS AND INERTIALLY INSTRUMENTED SATELLITE FOR GLOBAL GRAVITY FIELD MAPPING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni N Upadhyay
Award Amount: $491,495.00
Abstract:
The proposal addresses enhancement techniques to gps/inertial tracking of a low earth orbit (leo) satellite for global gravity field mapping. it points out that the problem of gps/inertial tracking of leo satellite for gravity mapping encompasses the problem of inter-satellite state vector… More

AUTONOMOUS INTEGRATED GPS/INS NAVIGATION EXPERIMENT FOR OMV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Triveni N Upadhyay
Award Amount: $49,969.00

AUTONOMOUS INTEGRATED GPS/INS NAVIGATION EXPERIMENT FOR OMV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Triveni N Upadhyay
Award Amount: $487,200.00
Abstract:
The focus of the proposed research is the definition and development of an autonomous integrated gps/intertial navigation system that can be readily implemented in real-time on onboard computers to improve the total navigation performance of advanced space transportation systems (sts), such as omv,… More

ADVANCED GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni N Upadhyay , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,844.00

ADVANCED GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni N Upadhyay , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $660,934.00
Abstract:
We have proposed an advanced modular gps receiver architecture which is optimized for performance, size, and power for space-based navigation and attitude determination and control. the proposed receiver architecture overcomes the limitations of the conventional gps receivers and provides a… More

Improved Real-Time Ionospheric Compensation for Kwajalein Missile Range (KMR) Radars

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jorge I. Galdos
Award Amount: $48,817.00
Abstract:
ALTAIR range correction when dual-frequency tracking is unavailable, and ALTAIR elevation corrections with or without dual-frequency tracking depend critically on the accurate characterization of the ionosphere along the ray paths to the trajectory of the trced object. The techniques currently… More

GPS CCM Improvements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mr. George Dimos
Award Amount: $69,735.00

High Dynamic, Multi-Configurable, Flight Reference System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Triveni N. Upadhyay
Award Amount: $79,907.00

Low-Cost Back-Up Docking, Attitude And Navigation System For Automated Rendezvous Mission

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay , Technical Director
Award Amount: $69,948.00

High Dynamic, Multi-Configurable, Flight Reference System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Triveni N. Upadhyay
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The proposal addresses the Air Force CIGTF's objective to develop miniaturized hardware, and software configurations that emulate flight reference systems in high dynamic flight scenarios. The proposed system, CHAPS-II, meets the above objective, and provides highly accurate GPS measurements in… More

A Robust Real Time Kinematic Differential Global Positioning System (KDGPS) Algorithm for High Dynamic Vehicles (7-11 G's)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Triveni N. Upadhyay
Award Amount: $69,217.00
Abstract:
The proposal addresses the Navy RAJPO's objectives to develop robust software and hardware configurations that provide decimeter level accuracy of KDGPS under high dynamics. The two proposed systems, RAJPO-I and II, meet the above objective and provide options of reducing the overall… More

Adaptive Control Technologies for Improved GPS Receiver Performance Under Jamming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: George Dimos
Award Amount: $96,649.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications proposes to substantially improve the reliability of Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers under jamming using a combined adaptive antenna and temporal filter solution that incorporates low cost, small size, and low power requirements. The objective is to provide up to… More

Small Affordable Anti-Jam GPS Antenna (SAAGA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mr. George Dimos
Award Amount: $69,817.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications proposes developing an active anti-jam antenna that substantially improves the capability of GPS systems under jamming using a solution incorporating low cost, small size and low power requirements. Mayflower's Phase I effort focuses on the design and evaluation of the… More

GPS-BASED GN&C SYSTEM FOR PROXIMITY OPERATIONS AND ATTITUDE CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay , Chief Technical Engineer
Award Amount: $69,818.00

Low-Cost Back-Up Docking, Attitude And Navigation System For Automated Rendezvous Mission

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay , Technical Director
Award Amount: $593,000.00

GPS CCM Improvements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mr. George Dimos
Award Amount: $739,270.00
Abstract:
In this Phase I effort, we propose to generate a low-cost adaptive antenna elec- tonics system design based on GaAs MMIC components (amplifiers, phase shifters, attenuators, power detectors) and a null-steering algorithm employing a novel direct-search optimization method. This method belongs to the… More

Digital Tightly-Integrated Antenna/Receiver Architecture for Robust GN&C

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay
Award Amount: $98,956.00
Abstract:
This Phase I study proposes to address the problem of providing robust guidance, navigation and control in the presence of jamming on high dynamic platforms. Specifically, we propose an innovative all-digital system architecture that tightly integrates an adaptive antenna spatial/temporal filter… More

GPS-BASED GN&C SYSTEM FOR PROXIMITY OPERATIONS AND ATTITUDE CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay , Chief Technical Engineer
Award Amount: $599,433.00

Small Affordable Anti-Jam GPS Antenna (SAAGA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mr. George Dimos
Award Amount: $746,120.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications proposes developing an active anti-jam antenna that substantially improves the capability of GPS systems under jamming using a solution incorporating low cost, small size and low power requirements. Mayflower's Phase I effort focuses on the design and evaluation of the… More

Virtual Laser- Kinematic Relative GPS-Based Navigation and Covert Communication (KREGNACC) System for Terminal Guidance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay
Award Amount: $69,919.00
Abstract:
The U.S. Navy has identified a need to develop a passive precision target location and terminal guidance from Spotter to Projectile capability which can deliver 1 meter CEP relative navigation-to-the-target accuracy. The targeting sensor, referred to as Virtual Laser, should be able to range to a… More

Small Tactical Antenna Array and Electronic Control (STAEC) Unit

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: DrTriveni Upadhyay
Award Amount: $69,957.00
Abstract:
Not Available The proposed work will demonstrate the feasibility of frequency shifting high-power cw diode lasers to target wavelengths of 1.5 ¿m and 4 ¿m . This will be accomplished by using the recently developed cw Raman laser, which can frequency shift diode lasers to wavelengths ranging… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni N Upadhyay
Award Amount: $640,497.00

Augmented Joint Precision Automatic Landing System (AJPALS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Augmented Joint Precision Automatic Landing System (AJPALS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay
Award Amount: $749,183.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Sr. Member Tech. Staff
Award Amount: $99,568.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay
Award Amount: $119,671.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay
Award Amount: $119,441.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Not Available The use of catathermal, or catalytically enhanced (surface-catalyzed), combustion allows combustion systems to operate at improved efficiencies outside conventional air/fuel mixture ratios and at lower combustion temperatures. It can speed the combustion

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay
Award Amount: $592,377.00

A Cotton Towlette for Nerve Agent Decontamination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Falcone, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $719,277.00
Abstract:
The LINCRS-SARS system builds on the Army investment in GPS technology, including GPS anti-jam technology, and offers a new capability consisting of a two-way, LPD, jam-resistant datalink to support situation awareness, rendezvous and collision avoidancewhile maintaining

A Software Toolkit to Automate Display Management for Command and Control Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $722,769.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the Army requirement to develop and demonstrate a small CRPA for missile applications, enabling low-cost GPS anti-jam antenna solutions for wideband jammer threats. Mayflower is proposing to develop a small, low-cost tactical GPSarray and antenna electronics unit to suppress… More

Web-Based and Traditional Classroom Lesson Design Guide

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Falcone, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $91,236.00
Abstract:
This Phase I study proposes to address the high cost of navigation systems suitable for guidance of gun-launched projectiles. The basic approach to reducing cost is to adapt for this purpose components which are under high rate production for thecommercial market. Especially in the case of… More

Low-Cost GPS Datalink for Telemetry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Senior Technical Staff
Award Amount: $64,935.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the needs of telemetry datalink development groups at various DoD bases involved with missile and aircraft testing, for a low-cost, air-to-ground system, accommodating up to 20 airborne units, at data rates up to 50 kbps perparticipating unit, and a range up to 100 km. … More

Low-Cost, High Anti-Jam GEU for Gun-Launched Projectiles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,265.00
Abstract:
"This proposal is responsive to the objective of this SBIR programwhich is to "develop an inertial navigator suitable for use inguidance and control of a projectile, using commerciallyavailable low cost instruments such as micromachined siliconaccelerometers." Mayflower is proposing a program of… More

Guidance, Navigation, and Control for Small Boost-Phase Interceptors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President and CEO
Award Amount: $69,913.00
Abstract:
"This Phase I study proposes to address the objective of configuring a Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) system suitable for missile defense interceptors which realizes order-of-magnitude reductions in mass, volume and cost relative to current GN&Csystems. These improvements will be sought… More

Improved Aeronautical Global Positioning System (GPS) Antenna Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,705.00
Abstract:
"This proposal is responsive to the needs of telemetry and datalink development groups at DoD Test Ranges, who need to operate high-power transmitters in close proximity to sensitive GPS equipment, and at frequency bands adjacent to the GPS band. Mayflowerproposes to use RF Adaptive Interference… More

Wireless Solutions for Time Space Position Information (TSPI) Data Links

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,940.00
Abstract:
"We propose to develop a common flexible TSPI data link solution, based on commercial third generation (3G) wireless standards with appropriate modifications, to meet the unique DoD TSPI datalink requirements while preserving the open architecture featuresof the commercial wireless standards. … More

Suppression of Cosite RFI in Airborne Communication Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,970.00
Abstract:
" This proposal is responsive to the needs of Navy Airborne Command and Control (C2) systems using multiple receive and transmit antennas in a limited space for simultaneous operations (SIMOP), and thereby generating cosite radio frequency interference(RFI). Mayflower proposes to analyze and develop… More

TSPI Datalink Network (TDN) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, Technical Director
Award Amount: $739,563.00
Abstract:
The TSPI Datalink Network (TDN) System, proposed here, addresses the current range TSPI datalinks' need to povide more efficient spectrum utilization, real-time data processing and network connectivity to increase range productivity and cost-effectivenessin flight research. The Phase II TDN system… More

Intercepting Boosting Missile Threats With Maneuver Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, President and CEO
Award Amount: $69,985.00
Abstract:
This Phase I study proposes to address the objective of improving interceptor missile performance against boosting missile threats by improving the guidance law. This improvement in performance will be sought by applying a new concept for interceptorguidance specifically tailored to interception of… More

Short-Range High Data Rate Mobile Wireless Communications System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: RUTGERS UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,968.00
RI Contact: Michael E. Breton
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc.'s (Mayflower) Phase I proposal is responsive to the Army STTR Program objective to develop and demonstrate high data rate, short distance mobile wireless communications system which would allow the transfer of 100'sof Mbps in a range of 50-100 feet from mobile… More

COTS AFFORDABLE DATA LINK SYSTEM (CADLS) FOR TELEMETRY AND FLIGHT SAFETY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, Technical Director
Award Amount: $749,414.00
Abstract:
Abstract:This SBIR Phase II proposal entitled, "COTS Affordable Data Link System (CADLS) for Telemetry and Flight Safety" builds on the successful results of the Phase I feasibility study sponsored by the MDA and managed by the AFFTC, Edwards AFB. The Phase I study results demonstrated that range… More

Robust Mobile Infostation Network Technology (MINT) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: Rutgers University
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $749,902.00
RI Contact: Michael E. Bretton
Abstract:
Mayflower's proposed Robust MINT system is fully responsive to the Army STTR program objective to develop a robust high data rate, short distance mobile wireless communications system, which would allow the transfer of 100's of Mbps in a range of 50 - 100 feet from mobile base stations to combat… More

SECURE, LONG RANGE, HIGH DATA RATE TELEMETRY OVERLAY DATALINK SYSTEM (TODS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President
Award Amount: $1,129,264.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II proposal is responsive to the MDA program objective to develop secure, long range, spectrally efficient, high data rate telemetry systems that are capable of communicating at distances of the order of 300 to 500 Km at data rates of the order of 20 to 30 Mbps. The TODS Phase I… More

Secure,Long Range,High Bandwidth Telemetry Solution Using COTS Wireless Technology for Range Extension

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, President and CEO
Award Amount: $69,986.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications' Phase I study proposal addresses the primary MDA need for extending the telemetry systems broadcasting distances to 300-500 km using small, secure wireless data transmission devices. According to the Solicitation, enhancements in current telemetry systems performance are… More

Robust Automated Platform for Information Download (RAPID) for Wireless Airborne Data Recovery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $149,800.00
Abstract:
Mayflower's RAPID (Robust Automated Platform for Information Download) proposal capitalizes on emerging wireless technologies to reduce the cost of downloading airborne recorder flight data. RAPID builds on our work for the Army on the MINT (Mobile Infostation Network Technology) program, and… More

MIMO for Energy-Aware Distributed Mobile Wireless Systems (MEADoWS) for JTRS Cluster 5

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $69,983.00
Abstract:
Mayflower's MEADoWS (MIMO for Energy-Aware Distributed Mobile Wireless Systems) proposal aspires to design and build an energy-efficient MIMO-based radio. The MEADoWS program builds on Mayflower's proven technology in MIMO antenna signal processing. The Army's Future Combat System (FCS) and Future… More

Secure Voice over IP with Variable Data Rate vocoder (SVoIP-VDR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Xiao Liu, Senior Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,761.00
Abstract:
This Phase I proposal addresses the Navy SBIR program objective to enable and promote efficient implementation of secure voice communications using the latest networked voice related commercial technologies leading to the development of a Secure Voice over Internet Protocol (SVoIP) terminals. This… More

Low Elevation Nulling of Global Positioning System (GPS) Jammers for Ground-Based Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,971.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the Army SBIR program objective to develop a cost-effective nulling antenna unit capable of nulling multiple low elevation GPS jammers for ground based platforms. The proposed Mayflower Low Elevation Antenna Nuller (M-LEAN) system consists of a circular array and a… More

Multistage Antenna-Array based Adaptive Signal Processing (MAASP) for Wideband Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $99,985.00
Abstract:
Mayflower's MAASP (Multistage Antenna Array based Adaptive Signal Processing) proposal aspires to research and develop an adaptive signal processing approach to counteract jammers in wideband systems. The proposal builds on Mayflower's proven expertise in adaptive signal processing and antenna… More

Collaborative Open Architecture Technology for Reliable Airborne Networking (COATRAN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wassim Ferzali, Network Product Development Enginee
Award Amount: $99,881.00
Abstract:
Mayflower proposes a reliable airborne networking technology, the Collaborative Open Architecture Technology for Reliable Airborne Networking (COATRAN), to meet the Air Force objectives, namely, to develop data-link, network, and transport layer protocols, interoperable with standard Internet… More

Multi-standard Vocoder Translation (MuVT) Software for JTRS Secure VoIP Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wassim Ferzali, Network Product Development Enginee
Award Amount: $69,916.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications proposes the Multi-standard Vocoder Translation (MuVT, pronounce move it) Framework and Software Suite to meet the Navy objectives, namely, develop "minimum loss" vocoder translations among a pre-determined set of vocoders and qualify the translation software for speech… More

Enhancements for Military Ground Based GPS Receivers in Urban Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,878.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the Army SBIR program objective to develop and demonstrate GPS receiver improvements for ground users to optimize their positioning performance in urban applications. The proposed enhanced system (whose full configuration is shown in Figure 1 below) consists of (i) the… More

Robust NavAssure GPS Receiver Enhancements for Ground Based Military Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $739,686.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II program, we propose software enhancements to the Mayflower NavAssure SAASM P(Y) Code GPS Receiver to enable it to be used in military applications that require GB-GRAM type of interface, such as JTRS HMS, IMS and GMLRS platforms. These ground-based applications are size, power and… More

Robust Assured Paradigm for Information Distribution in Airborne Networks (RAPID-AN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gowri Rajappan, Manager, Wireless Programs
Award Amount: $99,823.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a multilayer information distribution technology, the Robust Assured Paradigm for Information Distribution in Airborne Networks (RAPID-AN), to meet the Air Force objective, namely, to develop intelligent, efficient, and robust data… More

Real Time Optimal Management of Airborne Network Topology (ROMANT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wassim Ferzali, Network Product Development Manager
Award Amount: $99,929.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a Topology Management & Control (TM&C) technology, the Real-time Optimal Management of Airborne Network Topology (ROMANT), to meet the Air Force objective, namely, to develop an approach for dynamic network topology management and control.… More

Prioritized Unbalanced Traffic Total Yield (PUTTY): and Optimal Approach to Topology Management in Directional Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gowri Rajappan, Manager, Wireless Programs
Award Amount: $69,967.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a Topology Management technology, the Prioritized Unbalanced Traffic Total Yield (PUTTY), to meet the Navy objective, namely, to develop advanced approaches for readily deployable Topology Management algorithms that address the complexity… More

Co-site Interference Mitigation for VHF/UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William LeComte, Principal RF Engineer
Award Amount: $69,261.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a co-site interference mitigation product, Guardian, to meet the Navy objectives, namely, develop and demonstrate techniques to mitigate the impact of unintentional interference in the VHF and UHF communications bands caused by high-power… More

High-Sensitivity Military GPS Receivers for Ground-Users

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NGA
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,858.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the NGA SBIR program objective to develop and demonstrate GPS receiver improvements for ground users to provide significant "high-sensitivity" signal tracking performance over conventional military GPS receivers. The proposed system consists of (i) the Mayflower "NavAssure"… More

QoS Assured Heterogeneous Airborne Network Technology (QAHANT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wassim Ferzali, Network Product Development
Award Amount: $99,940.00
Abstract:
Mayflower proposes an Integrated Services (IntServ) QoS technology, the QoS Assured Heterogeneous Airborne Network Technology (QAHANT), to meet the Air Force objectives, namely, to design and develop protocols for providing Integrated Services-model (IntServ) Quality of Service (QoS) in an airborne… More

Secure Voice over IP with Variable Data Rate vocoder (SVoIP-VDR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wassim Ferzali, Network Product Developme
Award Amount: $1,300,138.00
Abstract:
This Phase II program consists of advanced research and engineering development that leads to the delivery of a software package enabling the potential deployment in tactical networks of a Secure Voice over IP (SVoIP) application. This software package referred to as the Secure Voice Core Technology… More

Low Elevation Nulling of Global Positioning System (GPS) Jammers for Ground-Based Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $716,610.00
Abstract:
The proposed Mayflower Low Elevation Antenna Nuller (M-LEAN) unit consists of a circular array and a miniaturized Digital Antenna Electronics (DAE) module. The DAE module will be implemented with the Mayflower Anti-Jam (AJ) ASIC chip set ("Beacon" RF ASIC and "Vanguard" Digital AJ ASIC) in an… More

Enhancements for Military Ground Based GPS Receivers in Urban Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: George Dimos, Principal Systems Enginee – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $714,471.00
Abstract:
The EMGR Phase II program addresses a critical Army requirement to mitigate the effect of poor GPS satellite visibility in an urban environment for a SWAP (size, weight and power) constrained dismounted soldier. In the Phase I of this program, Mayflower developed and evaluated, through simulation… More

QoS Assured Heterogeneous Airborne Network Technology (QAHANT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gowri Rajappan, Manager, Wireless Progr
Award Amount: $737,965.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company Inc. (Mayflower) proposes an IntServ QoS technology, the QoS Assured Heterogeneous Airborne Network Technology (QAHANT), to meet the Air Force (AF) objective, namely design and develop protocols for providing Integrated Services-model (IntServ) Quality of Service… More

High-Sensitivity Military GPS Receivers for Ground-Users

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NGA
Principal Investigator: Naresh Babu Jarmale, Director, Software & Syst
Award Amount: $684,609.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the HSGR Program is to develop a high sensitivity military GPS receiver to provide reliable GPS navigation, under weak GPS signal conditions, to ground based military GPS users. Mayflower's approach to meet this HSGR program objective is to design, develop and incorporate… More

Low Cost, Low Power, Integrated Full Anti-Jam SAASM GPS Receiver with Up-Finding Capability and M-Code Compatibility for Gun Launched Projectiles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $99,792.00
Abstract:
The Mayflower Phase I proposal "Low-Cost, Low Power Integrated Full Anti-Jam Receiver with Up-Finding Capability for Gun Launched Projectiles" addresses the Navy''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''s program objective to develop a low-cost integrated SAASM GPS receiver with up-finding capability for… More

Real Time Optimal Management of Airborne Network Topology (ROMANT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gowri Rajappan, Manager, Wireless Program
Award Amount: $737,899.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a Topology Management & Control (TM&C) technology, the Real-time Optimal Management of Airborne Network Topology (ROMANT), to meet the Air Force objective, namely, to develop an approach for dynamic network topology management and control.… More

Robust Assured Paradigm for Information Distribution in Airborne Networks (RAPID-AN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gowri Rajappan, Manager, Wireless Program
Award Amount: $738,536.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communication Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a multilayer information distribution technology, the Robust Assured Paradigm for Information Distribution in Airborne Networks (RAPID-AN), to meet the Air Force objective, namely, to develop intelligent, efficient, and robust data… More

Collaborative Open Architecture Technology for Reliable Airborne Networking (COATRAN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wassim Ferzali, Manager, Network Product
Award Amount: $740,840.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a reliable airborne networking technology, the Collaborative Open Architecture Technology for Reliable Airborne Networking (COATRAN), to meet the Air Force (AF) objective, namely develop data-link, network, and/or transport layer protocols,… More

MIMO for Energy-Aware Distributed Mobile Wireless Systems (MEADoWS): A Cognitive Software Defined Radio (SDR) MIMO Technology for JTRS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $499,727.00
Abstract:
Mayflower's MEADoWS (MIMO for Energy-Aware Distributed Mobile Wireless Systems) technology is an energy-efficient and spectrally-efficient Multi Input Multi Output (MIMO)-based radio. The MEADoWS system builds on Mayflower's proven technology in MIMO antenna signal processing. The soldier's… More

Auditory Cues based Speech Enhancement Processing Technology (ACSEPT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: BU Hearing Research Center
Principal Investigator: Xuedong Zhang, Senior DSP Engineer
Award Amount: $99,980.00
RI Contact: David C. Mountain, Ph.D.
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications has partnered with the Boston University Hearing Research Center to propose novel techniques for speech enhancement in reverberant environment based on advanced auditory modeling of higher-level processing in the human auditory brain. Speech enhancement or noise suppression… More

Navigation Warfare Electronic Support (ES) Technology Development and Miniaturization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $99,875.00
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR program is to develop an integrated NAVWAR ES/EP system for use in future generations of SWAP-C (size, weight, power and cost) constrained weapon systems. Mayflower proposes to leverage its expertise in developing SWAP-C optimized GPS Receiver and Anti-Jam systems and in… More

A Robust Collaborative GPS Navigation System (RC-GNS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $99,917.00
Abstract:
The military GPS users operating in urban, indoor and forest environments experience a multitude of problems including intentional/unintentional jamming, multipath and signal blockage resulting in degraded or denied navigation. In this Phase I program, Mayflower proposes to perform a feasibility… More

Guardian: Co-site Interference Mitigation for VHF/UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gowri Rajappan, Director, Wireless Progra
Award Amount: $341,959.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a co-site interference mitigation product, Guardian, to meet the Navy objectives, namely, develop and demonstrate techniques to mitigate the impact of unintentional interference in the VHF and UHF communications bands caused by high-power… More

Low Cost, Low Power, Integrated Full Anti-Jam SAASM GPS Receiver with Up-Finding Capability and M-Code Compatibility for Gun Launched Projectiles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President & CEO
Award Amount: $1,030,838.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of this Mayflower SBIR Phase II proposal is to further develop the advanced SAASM Receiver Architecture as developed and analyzed in the Phase I program, by completing the initial implementation of the architecture in an advanced FPGA prototyping platform, whereby the hardware… More

Prioritized Unbalanced Traffic Total Yield (PUTTY): Topology Management for MNH Increment 2 Waveform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Seoung Lee, Senior Communications Net
Award Amount: $593,402.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communication Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a Topology Management technology, the Prioritized Unbalanced Traffic Total Yield (PUTTY), to meet the Navy objective, namely, to develop advanced approaches for readily deployable Topology Management algorithms that address the complexity of… More

Scalable Paradigm for Effective Autonomous Routing in SUAS-centric Networks (SPEAR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Xiaofei Wang, Senior Communication Systems Engine – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $99,894.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a novel technology, Scalable Paradigm for Effective Autonomous Routing (SPEAR), to meet the OSD"s objective, namely, to provide technology to enable autonomous routing for information exchange in the small unmanned aerial systems… More

Mission Oriented Router with Protocol Heterogeneity (MORPH) for Dynamic Airborne Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Seoung B. Lee, Senior Communication Systems Engine – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $99,839.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Mayflower proposes an autoconfiguring router technology, namely the Mission-Oriented Router with Protocol Heterogeneity for Dynamic Airborne Network (MORPH). MORPH is a comprehensive autoconfiguration technology that allows the airborne network to automatically set itself up to facilitate… More

Waveform Agile Radio Paradigm (WARP) for Frequency Opportunism in Tactical MANET

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gowri Rajappan, Director, Wireless Progra – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $98,012.00
Abstract:
Mayflower Communication Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a novel technology, Waveform Agile Radio Paradigm (WARP), to meet the Navy objective, namely, to develop distributed algorithms and protocols for fragmenting single-carrier spectrum in response to spectrum constraints. WARP is an optimal… More

Code/carrier Phase Compensation (CPC) for GPS Anti-Jam Receivers on Rotary Wing Aircraft Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: William LeComte, Principal RF Design Engin – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $79,844.00
Abstract:
Beamforming/null steering algorithms have been developed for antenna installations on ships and fixed wing aircraft where navigational accuracy is achieved at the expense of greater complexity and cost in the antenna electronics. A rotary wing aircraft presents a more challenging radio frequency… More

Navigation Warfare Electronic Support Technology (NAVWEST) Development and Miniaturization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $739,588.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Air Force SBIR program is to develop an integrated NAVWAR ES/EP demonstration system for use in future generations of SWAP-C (size, weight, power and cost) constrained weapon systems - tactical aircraft and UAS systems. Mayflower proposes to leverage its expertise in… More

A Robust Collaborative GPS Navigation System (RC-GNS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Nareshbabu Jarmale, Director of Software&Sy – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $741,103.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The military GPS users operating in urban, indoor and forested area environments experience a multitude of problems including intentional/unintentional jamming, multipath and signal blockage resulting in degraded or denied navigation. In this Phase II program, Mayflower proposes to… More

Robust Enhanced Military GPS (REM-GPS) Receiver for SWAP Constrained HMS Ground Radio Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dennis Minton, Manager, Hardware Design – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $693,662.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II program Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes to address the extreme size, weight and power and cost (SWAP-C) constraints of HMS Manpack and handheld radio users (such as Rifleman) that demand technological innovations in GPS receiver user equipment to address… More

Robust Enhanced Military GPS (REM-GPS) Receiver for SWAP Constrained HMS Ground Radio Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dennis Minton, Manager, Hardware Design – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $1,490,158.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II program Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes to address the extreme size, weight and power and cost (SWAP-C) constraints of HMS Manpack and handheld radio users (such as Rifleman) that demand technological innovations in GPS receiver user equipment to address… More

Topology Aware Secure Multicast in Airborne Networks (TASMAN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Seoung B. Lee, Senior Communications Systems Engin – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,896.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Mayflower Communication Company, Inc. (Mayflower) proposes a novel multifaceted solution, TASMAN, to meet the Air Force objective, namely, to develop a concept for secure, dynamic, and efficient multicast services (voice, video, and data) over heterogeneous black airborne networks. In… More

Navigation Warfare Compatible Small GPS User Equipment (SGUE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,827.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this SBIR program is to develop a highly integrated Military GPS User Equipment that can provide accurate and robust position, navigation and timing (PNT) capability to size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C) sensitive military users operating in the emerging navigation… More

Autonomous Cognitive Topology Management for highly Mobile Airborne Networks (ACTMAN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Seoung B. Lee, Senior Network Systems Engineer – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,802.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Mayflower proposes autonomous cognitive technology for next generation MANET for aircraft, namely the Autonomous Cognitive Topology Management for highly mobile Airborne Networks (ACTMAN) to meet the objectives stated in the solicitation. ACTMAN represents a comprehensive technology that… More

Miniature Precision Anti-Jam (MPAS) for Space Constrained Precison Approach and Landing Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: William LeComte, Principal RF Engineer, Ha – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,766.00
Abstract:
Small Navy platforms will require technology to meet the operational availability and accuracy requirements for upcoming systems. Beamforming/null steering algorithms have been developed for antenna installations on ships and fixed wing aircraft where navigational accuracy is achieved at the expense… More

High Integrity SWAP-C Optimized GPS/Anti-Jam/IMU Navigation System (HI-GAINS) for Unmanned Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,902.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the Navy SBIR program objective to develop and demonstrate a high-integrity Global Navigation System (GNS) solution that is not vulnerable to jamming, spoofing or electromagnetic interference (EMI) and that is capable of meeting the stringent size, weight and power (SWaP)… More

High-Integrity P(Y)-Code Receiver (HIPR) for Precision Approach and Landing of Military Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Nareshbabu Jarmale, Director of Software&Sy – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,875.00
Abstract:
Mayflower proposes to develop an innovative suite of algorithms and signal processing enhancements for use on SAASM P(Y)-code GPS receiver so as to meet the near-Category I approach and landing requirements of accuracy, integrity, continuity, and availability (high assurance) for precision approach… More

Survivable SWaP-C Optimized GN&C (S2GNC) Electronics Package for EM Railgun INP Program

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $79,893.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of this Navy SBIR program is to develop a high-integrity survivable Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN & C) electronics package that will meet the stringent navigation system performance requirements of the EM railgun INP program, fit within a small size, weight and power… More

Mission Oriented Router with Protocol Heterogeneity (MORPH) for Dynamic Airborne Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Seoung B. Lee, Senior Communication Syst – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $1,240,147.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Mayflower proposes an autoconfiguring router technology, namely the Mission-Oriented Router with Protocol Heterogeneity for Dynamic Airborne Network (MORPH). MORPH is a comprehensive autoconfiguration technology that allows the airborne network to automatically set itself up to facilitate… More

Waveform Agile Radio Paradigm (WARP) for Frequency Opportunism in Tactical MANET

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $734,389.00
Abstract:
The Mayflower Waveform Agile Radio Paradigm (WARP) technology addresses frequency opportunism in a tactical MANET by developing and demonstrating a cross-layer frequency spectrum fragmentation and recovery solution for networking waveforms with distributed network control in response to spectrum… More

Software-Defined Low Cost MGUE (SD-MGUE) for Resource Constrained Military Users

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $703,140.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II.5 proposal further develops, enhances, characterizes and demonstrates the Software-Defined MGUE receiver technology, showcased in a Navy SBIR Phase II program to address the resource constraints in terms of Size, Weight, and Power Cost (SWsP-C) of NAVWAR modernized GPS users,… More

Autonomous Cognitive Topology Management for highly Mobile Airborne Networks (ACTMAN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Seoung B. Lee, Sr. Communication System – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $744,676.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Mayflower proposes to develop and demonstrate next generation MANET technology namely, the Autonomous Cognitive Topology Management for highly Mobile Airborne Networks (ACTMAN). ACTMAN represents a comprehensive next generation MANET technology that provides; (1) Low Probability of… More

High-Integrity P(Y)-Code Receiver (HIPR) for Precision Approach and Landing of Military Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $744,429.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Navy SBIR program is to develop and incorporate the capability onboard military aircraft to conduct an approach to near-Category I precision utilizing Precision Encrypted Y Code available on both L1 and L2 signals from the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites.… More

Fast Acquisition of GPS Signals Using Time Synchronization (FAST) of Cooperative Networked Radio Nodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Huan W. Tseng, Senior Systems Engineer – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,889.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In this topic, the U.S. Air Force seeks to develop methods for time synchronization among radio nodes in a wireless network such that the time search space in the GPS acquisition can be divided among the nodes to cooperatively achieve fast acquisition with the goal of Time-To-First Fix… More

Miniature Anti-Jam GPS Nulling Utility Mode (MAGNUM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: William LeComte, Principal RF Design Engineer – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,950.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: GPS is known to be extremely vulnerable to signal interference, both unintentional and deliberate. Military navigation systems for air, sea, and ground vehicles require reliable GPS performance to provide navigation capability. Some type of GPS jamming signal mitigation technique is… More

Iridium/GPS Anti-Jam Antenna System (iGAAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William LeComte, Principal Engineer&Dir. – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,878.00
Abstract:
GPS is extremely vulnerable to signal interference, both unintentional and deliberate. Military navigation systems for air and sea vehicles require reliable GPS performance and the use of Iridium signals to provide an alternate robust worldwide navigation and communications capability. Some type of… More

Miniature Precision Anti-Jam (MPAS) for Space Constrained Precison Approach and Landing Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: William LeComte, Principal Engineer&Dir. – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $742,414.00
Abstract:
Small Navy UAS platforms require affordable GPS anti-jam technology that works with small antenna arrays to meet the operational availability and accuracy requirements in challenged GPS environments. Beam-forming/null steering algorithms have been developed for antenna installations on ships and… More

High Integrity SWAP-C Optimized GPS/Anti-Jam/IMU Navigation System (HI-GAINS) for Unmanned Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $741,246.00
Abstract:
The objective of this NAVAIR SBIR program is to develop an integrated global navigation system capable of providing secure SAASM GPS based navigation in the presence of jamming, spoofing or electromagnetic interference (EMI) while meeting the stringent size, weight and power (SWaP) constraints… More

Navigation Warfare Compatible Small GPS User Equipment (SGUE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $1,244,697.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this SBIR program is to develop a highly integrated Military GPS User Equipment that can provide accurate and robust position, navigation and timing (PNT) capability to size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C) sensitive military users operating in the emerging navigation… More

Deeply-Integrated GPS/INS Technology (DIGIT) for High Performance Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Triveni Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $79,908.00
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR program is to design and develop high performance and jam-resistant GPS/INS navigation technologies with the goal of optimizing the size, weight and power (SWaP) of the system for use in air-dropped Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) and small Unmanned Air Systems (UAS)… More

Iridium/GPS Anti-Jam Antenna System (iGAAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: William LeComte, Director, Anti Jam Techno – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $496,839.00
Abstract:
The Navy objective in this SBIR program is to develop a size, weight and power-optimized integrated GPS and Iridium anti-jam solution for Navy UAS platforms. In the Phase I feasibility study, Mayflower developed and analyzed the system architecture of a highly integrated Iridium/GPS Anti-Jam Antenna… More

SAASM Compliant GPS Receiver for GEO (SGR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Triveni N. Upadhyay, President&CEO – (781) 359-9500
Award Amount: $149,787.00
Abstract:
This Mayflower SRG product addresses the limitations of current SAASM receivers that do not allow for sidelobe tracking required for GEO operations and also do not meet the size, weight and power (SWaP) constraints of the intended Air Force platforms. As such, the SRG proposal when proven… More