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Company Information:

Company Name: Tempest Technologies
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (310) 216-1677

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $996,065.00 10
SBIR Phase II $7,285,236.00 9
STTR Phase I $199,996.00 2
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

Tracking Through Optical Turbulence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ben Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $98,528.00

Tracking Through Optical Turbulence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ben G. Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $749,764.00

Wavefront Sensing for High Scintillation Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ben Fitzpatrick, President
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we consider the incorporation of image processing techniques intophase reconstruction algorithms to improve performance in systems such as theAirBorne Laser (ABL) tactical missile defense system. Based on a combinationof mathematical techniques for nonparametric branch cut… More

Wavefront Sensing for High Scintillation Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ben G. Fitzpatrick, President
Award Amount: $746,972.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we consider the incorporation of image processing techniques and adaptive estimation and control algorithms into phase reconstruction and deformable mirror control systems to improve performance in systems such as the AirBorne Laser (ABL)tactical missile defense system and the… More

Active Target Tracking through Deep Atmospheric Turbulence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,711.00
Abstract:
"In this proposal we consider the development of statistical image processingand filtering techniques for optical tracking in systems such as the AirBorneLaser (ABL) tactical missile defense system. Based on a combination of stochasticmodeling for non-uniform illumination patterns with nonlinear… More

Active Target Tracking through Deep Atmospheric Turbulence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $749,734.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we consider the development of statistical image processing and filtering techniques for optical tracking in systems such as the AirBorne Laser (ABL) tactical missile defense system. Based on a combination of stochastic modeling fornon-uniform illumination patterns with nonlinear… More

Image-Based Tracking for Smart Muintions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,936.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we consider the development of statistical image processing, tracking, and guidance technologies for navigation, guidance, and control in advanced smart munitions. The archetypal example system in which we are interested is the LOCAASsmart munition. The algorithms we propose to… More

Active Target Tracking through Deep Atmospheric Turbulence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we consider the development of statistical image processing and filtering techniques for optical tracking in systems such as the AirBorne Laser (ABL) tactical missile defense system. Based on a combination of stochastic modeling fornon-uniform illumination patterns with nonlinear… More

Active Target Tracking through Deep Atmospheric Turbulence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $749,734.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we consider the development of statistical image processing and filtering techniques for optical tracking in systems such as the AirBorne Laser (ABL) tactical missile defense system. Based on a combination of stochastic modeling fornon-uniform illumination patterns with nonlinear… More

Image-Based Tracking for Smart Muintions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang
Award Amount: $749,961.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we consider the development of statistical image processing, tracking, and guidance technologies for navigation, guidance, and control in advanced smart munitions. The archetypal example system in which we are interested is the LOCAAS smart munition. The algorithms we propose to… More

Algorithmic Tools for Adversarial Games

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UC SAN DIEGO
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,998.00
RI Contact: Linda Dale
Abstract:
Counteracting the actions of groups that direct and implement violent behavior towards the United States and its citizens is one of the major issues of our time. Elimination of individuals identified as threats is apparently of marginal long-term utility: other adversaries arise to replace fallen… More

Innovative Jitter Control Algorithms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,922.00
Abstract:
In the proposed effort, we will develop and analyze model-based and adaptive controllers for jitter reduction in optical systems. Our efforts will focus on the integration of multiple actuators and multiple sensors, using time domain realizations, robust controllers, and adaptation schemes to… More

Quantitative Assessment of Influence Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
The complex nature of warfare today requires a much greater emphasis on influence operations and other non-traditional means of forwarding our objectives. The war on terrorism is not a traditional war in which pitched armies conduct frontal assaults or massive airstrikes precede ground invasions. … More

Innovative Jitter Control Algorithms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President – (310) 216-1677
Award Amount: $1,309,995.00
Abstract:
In the proposed effort, we will develop real-time software for adaptive control of optical jitter. Our efforts will focus on the integration of multiple actuators and multiple sensors, using time domain realizations, robust controllers, and adaptation schemes to reject platform jitter in optical… More

Quantitative Assessment of Influence Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $749,977.00
Abstract:
The complex nature of warfare today requires a much greater emphasis on influence operations and other non-traditional means of forwarding our objectives. The war on terrorism is not a traditional war in which pitched armies conduct frontal assaults or massive airstrikes precede ground invasions. … More

Leap-Ahead Control Theoretic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $98,978.00
Abstract:
The real-time implementation of controls in nonlinear systems remains one of the great challenges in applying advanced control technology. Often, linearization around a set point is the only practical approach, and many controllers implemented in hardware systems are simple PID feedback mechanisms.… More

Novel Algorithm/Hardware Partnerships for Real-Time Nonlinear Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Wayne State University
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,998.00
RI Contact: Donald J. Wonsowicz
Abstract:
The real-time implementation of controls in nonlinear systems remains one of the great challenges in applying advanced control technology. Often, linearization around a set point is the only practical approach, and many controllers implemented in hardware systems are simple PID feedback mechanisms.… More

Leap-Ahead Control Theoretic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President – (310) 216-1677
Award Amount: $749,995.00
Abstract:
The real-time implementation of controls in nonlinear systems remains one of the great challenges in applying advanced control technology. Often, linearization around a set point is the only practical approach, and many controllers implemented in hardware systems are simple PID feedback mechanisms.… More

System Identification for Jitter Algorithms in Beam Control Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President – (310) 216-1677
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Laser-based directed energy systems are often identified as being game-changing technologies in advancing the mission of the Air Force. Precision efforts, minimal collateral damage, rapid response, and nearly unlimited ammunition are compelling advantages to laser weapon systems. Among… More

Novel Algorithm/Hardware Partnerships for Real-Time Nonlinear Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Wayne State University
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President – (310) 216-1677
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Donald J. Wonsowicz
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The real-time implementation of controls in nonlinear systems remains one of the great challenges in applying advanced control technology. Often, linearization around a set point is the only practical approach, and many controllers implemented in hardware systems are simple PID feedback… More

System Identification for Jitter Algorithms in Beam Control Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President – (310) 216-1677
Award Amount: $729,104.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Laser-based directed energy systems are often identified as being game-changing technologies in advancing the mission of the Air Force. Precision efforts, minimal collateral damage, rapid response, and nearly unlimited ammunition are compelling advantages to laser weapon systems. Among… More

Aimpoint Maintenance of Ground Targets by Airborne Laser Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yun Wang, Vice President – (310) 216-1677
Award Amount: $149,993.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Laser-based directed energy systems are often identified as being game-changing technologies in advancing the mission of the Air Force. Precision efforts, minimal collateral damage, rapid response, and nearly unlimited ammunition are compelling advantages to laser weapon systems. Among… More