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Automatic Target Recognition/Cuing Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
26526
Program Year/Program:
1995 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
26526
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Sets Technology Inc
300 Kahelu Ave Suite 10 Mililani, HI 96789
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1995
Title: Automatic Target Recognition/Cuing Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Multispectral Imaging Sensor
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $749,957.00
 

Abstract:

Using ATR/C on a UAV is a general innovation which addresses the problems of data volume, complexity and timeliness. The opportunity is to use UAVs and provide onboard ATR/C algorithms which could be implemented in the hardware as an integral part of the sensor system and be programmable to focus on specific targets, backgrounds or applications. The capability would make available, for a wide variety of problems, complex but information-intensive MSI data products for broad and general use by modestly-trained users. The Phase I objectives are to identify, characterize, catalogue, and verify (through simulation using available imagery) existing algorithms for imagery expoitation and ATR/C. A special emphasis will be on the spectral mixing analysis (SMA) algorithms developed by SETS, including the application of SMA to ATR/C using Visual-Infrared MSI; the extension of SMA to millimeter-wave, synthetic aperture radar (SAR)/radiometer, and muti-sensor data; and the investigation of incorporating spatial ATR/C algorithms with SMA algorithms.

Principal Investigator:

Nicholas J. Susner
8086255262

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Sets Technology, Inc.
300 Kahelu Avenue, Suite #10 Mililani, HI 96789

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