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Reactive Missile Plume Simulator for Open-Air Testing

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
82506
Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N071-016-0291
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Technology Service Corporation
962 Wayne Avenue Suite 800 Silver Spring, MD 20910-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: Reactive Missile Plume Simulator for Open-Air Testing
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N68936-08-C-0023
Award Amount: $748,524.00
 

Abstract:

The Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC), Weapons Division, China Lake has a requirement to develop a Reactive Missile Plume Simulator (RMPS) for open-air test and evaluation (T&E) of infrared (IR) missile warning and countermeasures systems. Adequate evaluation of Directional Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) requires that missile plume signatures be simulated for both jammed and non-jammed missile conditions. The high DIRCM IR tracker resolution dictates a continuous spatial plume simulation. Technology Service Corporation (TSC) is proposing an innovative solution to the RMPS requirement. The approach, based on technology employed in the Infrared Simulator and Target Array (ISTAR) system at NAWC (previously developed by TSC), uses extended infrared sources configured end-to-end to define jammed missile trajectories. The sources (9 meters in length) are instrumented with detectors for IR bands I, II, and IV to monitor the DIRCM waveform. Under Phase II, TSC will complete a detailed system design, then build, test, and demonstrate a proof-of-concept system that will provide ISTAR with an initial RMPS capability.

Principal Investigator:

Randy van Daalen Wetters
Corporate Senior Staff
3109542200
rvdw@tsc.com

Business Contact:

Michael Syracuse
Chief Financial Officer
3015652970
michael.syracuse@tsc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

TECHNOLOGY SERVICE CORP.
1900 S. Sepulveda Blvd Suite 300 Los Angeles, CA 90025

EIN/Tax ID: 954399083
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No