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High Assurance Connectivity Technologies for the Joint Tactical Radio System

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
72943
Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F051-108-1441
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
SCA TECHNICA, INC.
17 Portchester Drive Nashua, NH -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: High Assurance Connectivity Technologies for the Joint Tactical Radio System
Agency: DOD
Contract: N00039-07-C-0087
Award Amount: $727,722.00
 

Abstract:

The DOD requires secure mobile ad-hoc networking (MANET) protocol stacks to satisfy operational requirements for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) family of SDR radios and networks, based on Software Communications Architecture (SCA). JTRS reference waveforms are being developed which allow internetworking of multiple, incompatible radio devices and networks. The JTRS reference waveforms such as WNW and SRW employ MANET and mesh techniques in their networking stacks. This research examines security architecture issues pertaining to the "Exposed Black Side" issue identified in JTRS CP295, the design of a scalable reference platform, and a security architecture which addresses SCA 2.2.2 requirements for Increment 2 and any new procurements. The research also examines the use of re-usable, modular, secure networking waveform components for dynamic spectrum access (DYSPAN) for ground-ground and air-ground use cases. This work is based on progress made in AF05-108 Phase II and AF03-108 Phase II which successfully validated JTRS CP295 and demonstrated a High Assurance Wireless Computing System (HAWCS)(tm) architecture capable of addressing the network threat to wireless platforms. We are teamed with Spectrum Signal Processing, General Dynamics C4 Systems, Boeing Anaheim and Virginia Tech to design and prototype a SCA 2.2.2 compliant, Type I certifiable reference platform using (HAWCS)(tm).

Principal Investigator:

David Murotake
President
6038894568
dmurotak@aol.com

Business Contact:

David Murotake
President
6038894568
dmurotak@aol.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

SCA TECHNICA, INC.
17 Portchester Drive Nashua, NH 03062

EIN/Tax ID: 680507076
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No