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Company Information:

Company Name: SYSTEMS PLANNING & ANALYSIS, INC.
City: Alexandria
State: VA
Zip+4: 22311
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (703) 399-7001

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,628,640.00 22
SBIR Phase II $2,914,751.00 6
STTR Phase I $168,997.00 2

Award List:

MULTI-WARFARE ASSESSMENT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John G Burton
Award Amount: $99,977.00

MULTI-WARFARE ASSESSMENT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John G Burton
Award Amount: $211,000.00
Abstract:
Spa proposes to support spawar with multi-warfare assessment planning and development. first spa will analyze the navy's architecture and planning processes to determine all requirements that should be filled by multi-warfare assessment. the multi-warfare assessment used to fill the requirements… More

Aircraft Repair and Modification Cost Estimating Query System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John G. Burton
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The problem adressed is the design and development of a database of historical aircraft maintenance repair and modification data. The database is to contain significant cost estimating criteria and applicable values form previous actual modification and repair program. Cost estimateing realtionships… More

Fiber Optic Measurement of Towed Array Shape

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter C. Chen
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to develop a fiber optic towed array shape measurement system capable of greatly improving the accuracy and efficiency with which current array shape estimates are made. The instrumentation will use Bragg Grating sensor technology and wavelength… More

Structural Health Monitoring Using Fiber Optic Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter C. Chen, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to develop an open architecture structural health monitoring system for naval ships based on fiber optic Bragg grating and digital telecommunications technologies. This dual-purpose system will allow for simultaneous sensing and transmission of… More

Semi-Active Magnetorheological Recoil Dampers for the Apache Helicopter Chain Gun

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter C. Chen
Award Amount: $99,991.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to develop a semi-active recoil damper system for the Apache AH-64 helicopter nose chain gun based on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) magnetorheological (MR) fluid and digital control technologies. This retro-fittable recoil system will allow for… More

Rotorcraft Blade Vortex Interaction Control with Induced-Strain Actuation of Blade Twist

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $70,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter C Chen Phd
Award Amount: $598,840.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Peter C. Chen, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter C. Chen, Ph.D.
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Not Available The recovery and reuse of wastewater produced by humans offers the greatest potential for reducing re-supply of water in the space life-support system. A number of physical/chemical/bio-regenerative processes have been considered to process humidity cond

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter C. Chen, Ph.D.
Award Amount: $305,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Maryland
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $98,999.00
RI Contact: N/A

Preforming of Composite Armor for Ground Vehicles Using Heat Activated Binder Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Peter Chen, Program Manager
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to develop a full-scale, semi-active recoil damper system for the Apache AH-64 attack helicopter nose chain gun based on magnetorheological (MR) fluid and digital control technologies. By activelydissipating recoil forces, which excite the flexural… More

Preforming of Composite Armor for Ground Vehicles Using Heat Activated Binder Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Peter Chen, Program Manager
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to develop a full-scale, semi-active recoil damper system for the Apache AH-64 attack helicopter nose chain gun based on magnetorheological (MR) fluid and digital control technologies. By activelydissipating recoil forces, which excite the flexural… More

Photo-curable Biodegradable-based Tissue Solders containing a Photochromic Endpoint Indicator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Christopher Baldwin, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to develop a temperature compensated Bragg grating based acoustic emission crack detection (AECD) sensor system based on our proprietary temperature compensation technique for matched Bragg grating sensorsystems. Leveraging previous work by the… More

Fully Automated Bearing Residual Life Prognosis Wireless Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Jason Kiddy, Assistant Program Manager
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Recently, a number of active military helicopters have been outfitted with a number of sensors which may be used to perform usage monitoring for the individual helicopters. However, a methodology must be developed to utilize this information in aneffective manner to reduce maintenance costs while… More

Advanced Ship/UAV Recovery, Securing and Handling Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jason S. Kiddy, Assistant Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,698.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to develop a novel shipboard recovery, securing, and handling interface for the VTUAV and other helicopter systems. This system will be designed to effectively recover the landing UAV without humanintervention. During the Phase I effort, the… More

Techniques and Models to Relate Useful Life Remaining Predictions to Detectable Fault Conditions in Mechanical Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jason S. Kiddy, Assistant Program Manager
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
"Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to expand upon our Remaining Useful Life Estimation (RULE) algorithm as a means of predicting the remaining useful life of fatigue limited components on the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). By accuratelypredicting the remaining useful life of a… More

Distributed, Embedded Sensing for Quasi-Static Shape Control of Wings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chris Baldwin, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
"SPA proposes to develop a low-cost, potentially retro-fit capable fiber optic sensor based wing shape measurement system. This open-architecture system will accomodate more than 120 sensors for real-time measurement, procesing, and visualization of wingshape. Mechanistic and neural network-based… More

Exhaust Gas Trace Species Detection System for Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chris S. Baldwin, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
SPA proposes to develop a Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) system for turbine engine exhaust monitoring. The optical LIBS detection system is based on an optical emission technique using a high peak power pulsed laser beam to form a small spark(i.e., breakdown) directly in a process… More

Exhaust Gas Trace Species Detection System for Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chris S. Baldwin, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $599,997.00
Abstract:
SPA proposes to develop a Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) system for turbine engine exhaust monitoring. The optical LIBS detection system is based on an optical emission technique using a high peak power pulsed laser beam to form a small spark(i.e., breakdown) directly in a process… More

Exhaust Gas Trace Species Detection System for Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chris Baldwin
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
SPA proposes to develop a non-intrusive, Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) system for engine exhaust monitoring. The non-intrusive, optical LIBS sensor system is based on an optical emission technique using a high peak power pulsed laser beam toform a small spark (i.e., breakdown) directly… More

Anti-Terrorism - Survivability and Denial

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jason Kiddy, Assistant Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,987.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) proposes to investigate the feasibility of a low cost, ship-wide fiber optic sensor network to detect and control damage during unconventional and conventional attacks. U.S. Navy ships and personnel face increaseddangers at home port and abroad from… More

Multi-Axis Fiber Optic Strain Sensor and High-Speed Multiplexing System.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jason S. Kiddy, Acting Group Leader
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
SPA proposes to develop a real-time vertical launch system environmental monitoring system (VLS-EMS). This open-architecture system will accommodate 48 fiber-Bragg-grating-based tri-axial accelerometers (8 optical channels with 6 accelerometers perchannel) to monitor shock and vibration on VLS… More

Active Control Rotor Using No Swashplate

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Peter C. Chen, Group Leader
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) propose to systematically analyze, develop, and test a primary rotor control system based on trailing-edge flaps actuated by Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy (MSMA) materials. A comprehensive design effort will beundertaken based on the University of Maryland… More

Anti-Terrorism - Survivability and Denial

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jason Kiddy, Director
Award Amount: $449,915.00
Abstract:
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. proposes to investigate the feasibility of a low cost, ship-wide fiber optic sensor network to detect and control damage during unconventional and conventional attacks. The chance of a near-term future attack on U.S. Navy ships, like that on the USS Cole, seems… More

Comprehensive Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jason S. Kiddy, Director - AEDP
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
SPA, with the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, proposes to investigate the feasibility of a wavelet-based constrained adaptive lifting (CAL) technique for health monitoring of aerospace structures. CAL has been used successfully for damage detection in planetary… More

Smart Tether for Relative Localization of Moored and Towed Bodies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of California, San Diego
Principal Investigator: Chris S. Baldwin, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,998.00
RI Contact: Michael Todd
Abstract:
SPA and our subcontractor, UCSD, propose the development of a Smart Optical Fiber Tether (SOFT) system capable of providing real-time location data with respect to an anchor position to within 3.3 feet (1 meter) for a 100-foot (~30 meter) long tether. The system consists of integrated fiber Bragg… More

Turbine Blade Monitoring with Fiber Optic Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jason S. Kiddy, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
78849S A critical goal of wind turbine manufacturers and operators is to increase the viability and deployment of wind-generated energy by reducing overall costs. The greatest wind energy cost savings can be realized through larger, more efficient turbine blades and rotor control systems. In… More

Approach to Monitor and Assess the Quality of Sensor Data in Support of Calibration and Health Maintenance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jason S. Kiddy, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
SPA proposed to develop an artificial neural network-based intelligent fault diagnostic system for monitoring the health and calibration of shipboard sensors. The proposed approach will monitor sensor responses in real time to identify sensors that are not operating according to specification. … More