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Game Theory In Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD)

Award Information

Department of Defense
Missile Defense Agency
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Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Sonalysts, Inc.
215 Parkway North P.O. Box 280 Waterford, CT -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: Game Theory In Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD)
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: W9113M-08-C-0073
Award Amount: $99,540.00


Sonalysts, Inc. proposes to develop a framework to apply game theory algorithms within a modified commercial simulation architecture in order to develop stressing engagement scenarios against which to measure the optimum employment of Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) assets. This project will leverage Sonalysts' commercial simulation approach and technology to provide computations, graphics, video capture, and simulation for a BMDS operations model. The proof-of-concept will demonstrate the ability to vary the effects of enemy offensive launch timing, aimpoint location, and countermeasures employment, in a "complete knowledge environment," to the optimum employment of BMDS assets. The proof-of-concept will also include the ability to modify game theories themselves within the same scenario. Finally, this tool will demonstrate that the model development and execution processes can be bundled into a cost-effective, compact package for use during testing, evaluation, and conceptual development of tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). The application tool will be a modular design to incorporate modifications and updates with changes in functionality, technology, and missions.

Principal Investigator:

Robert Kurzawa
Principal Investigator

Business Contact:

Denise Grudier
Contracting Officer
Small Business Information at Submission:

215 Parkway North P.O. Box 280 Waterford, CT 06385

EIN/Tax ID: 060902362
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No