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Company Information:

Company Name: Trident Systems Inc.
City: Fairfax
State: VA
Zip+4: 22030-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.tridsys.com
Phone: (703) 691-7794

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $7,514,146.00 90
SBIR Phase II $46,772,382.00 63
STTR Phase I $369,140.00 4
STTR Phase II $817,540.00 2

Award List:

AN OBJECT-ORIENTED APPROACH TO MULTIWARFARE ARCHITECTURE ASSESSMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gary J Grosicki
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The proposal describes an approach to prototype a structured design analysis tool for the assessment of naval force architectures. using an object oriented model design (ood) for implementation on a micro or mini computer. the ood will be geared to accept inputs directly from the spawar architect's… More

HIGH FIDELITY ASW C3I SIMULATION FOR MULTI-PROCESSOR COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas E Karangelen
Award Amount: $49,865.00
Abstract:
This project will develop the requirements for a high fidelity asw c3 model and will design code integrate and test a prototype of the model which incorporates the key design features. the prototype will be an event driven time step monte carlo model constructed using object oriented programming… More

MULTI-WARFARE ARCHITECTURE METHODOLOGY AND CASE TOOL EMPLOYMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas E Karangelen
Award Amount: $49,865.00

AN OBJECT-ORIENTED APPROACH TO MULTIWARFARE ARCHITECTURE ASSESSMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gary J Grosicki
Award Amount: $49,865.00

MULTI-WARFARE ARCHITECTURE METHODOLOGY AND CASE TOOL EMPLOYMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas E Karangelen
Award Amount: $240,700.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a methodology for the development, capture and analysis of multi-warfare architectures using computer aided systems engineering (case) tools. the methodology will be derived from the spawar pd-80 methodology and tools group work. the methodology will then be exercised by… More

PRELIMINARY TOUCHSCREEN DISPLAY PROTOTYPING TOOL AND TOUCHSCREEN DESIGN STUDY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas E Karangelen
Award Amount: $49,732.00
Abstract:
Touchscreen represent a significant opportunity to enhance the operability of complex systems man-machine interfaces in both military and industry. the advantages of a touchscreen interface can be significantly diminished (and even reversed in extreme cases) if the implementation of the touchscreen… More

PROTOTYPE COMPUTER AIDED TOOL FOR C3I ARCHITECTURE DESIGN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton
Award Amount: $49,956.00

VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING TRUE STEREO ! INTERACTIVE DISPLAYS FOR ASW AIRCRAFT ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William A Miner , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,503.00
Abstract:
Trident system proposes to support the navy-s requirement to identify interactive/virtual reality display technologies for the airborne asw mission. current navy asw display technology, including hardware, software, and man-machine interfaces (mmi), requires upgrading to prevent operator overload in… More

AN EXPERT SYSTEM - BASED SUBMARINE COMBAT SYSTEM OPERATOR TRAINING WORKSTATION CONCEPT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Laura G Hinton , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,523.00
Abstract:
A significant opportunity to enhance submarine combat system operator training exists in the development of an expert system-based workstation hosted instructor assistant. this advanced expert system-based submarine combat system operator (scso) training workstation would be capable of evaluating… More

PROTOTYPE COMPUTER AIDED TOOL FOR C3I ARCHITECTURE DESIGN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton
Award Amount: $515,623.00
Abstract:
The continuing evolution of naval warfare system c3i requirements has remained ahead of the modeling capabilities of the standard navy tools for the past several generations. navy systems engineers require a tool which allows them to efficiently capture and analyze candidate c3i hardware and… More

FULL SCALE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERENCE ENGINE TEST AND EALUATION ENVIRONMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John D. Casko
Award Amount: $49,996.00

MULTI-DOMAIN SYSTEM DESIGN VIEW INTEGRATION METHODS AND TOOLS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas E Karangelen
Award Amount: $49,848.00

FULL SCALE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERENCE ENGINE TEST AND EALUATION ENVIRONMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John D. Casko
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
Trident systems incorporated proposes to define, develop specifications for and demonstrate proof-of-concept for an expert system based, automated software tool to assist in the measurement of performance and correctness of inference engines. the project includes definition of a set of inference… More

Complex System Lifecycle Traceability Methodology and Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michelle M Hugue
Award Amount: $69,989.00
Abstract:
A necessary precursor to the design of modern time-critical computing applications is that the system requirements and constraints be u identified and organized. Several existing tools and methodologi to capture system requirements and constraints and to provide mechanisms to trace between… More

Complex System Behavior Capture and Analysis Prototype Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David E Britton
Award Amount: $69,155.00

Simulation Based Design for Submarine C4I Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gary J Grosicki
Award Amount: $99,779.00

MULTI-DOMAIN SYSTEM DESIGN VIEW INTEGRATION METHODS AND TOOLS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas E Karangelen
Award Amount: $748,028.00
Abstract:
The complexity and sheer magnitude of modern computer systems including advanced combat systems, sensors and weapons require a disciplined structured approach for their development. The principal objective of the system development process is to establish a design which satisfies the system… More

Advanced Distributed Simulations as Virtual Environments in Simulation Based Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Karangelen
Award Amount: $69,637.00
Abstract:
The increasing complexity and sheer magnitude of advanced commercial and military system has exceeded the capacity of system design teams to efficiently design these complex system using existing system design methodologies and tools. Simulation Based Design is a system design approach centered upon… More

Simulation Based Design for Submarine C4I Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gary J Grosicki
Award Amount: $746,502.00
Abstract:
A simulation Based Design methodology is proposed for application to submarine C4I problems. The methodology is tested by prototyping submarine C4I systems designs in three domains: Conceptual Logical, and Implementation. Software tools are applied to enable systems designers and architects to… More

Prototype Network Simulation Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton
Award Amount: $69,626.00
Abstract:
The continuing evolution of large-scale complex military communication systems has remained ahead of the available computer architecture design and modeling tool capabilities. Systems engineers require a tool which allows them to design and optimize large system designs proposed for communication… More

Integration Of Operational And Functional Behavioral Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton
Award Amount: $69,937.00
Abstract:
Recently, advanced simulations are being employed more and more by design teams to examine platform and system performance, functionality, dependability and other key design factors at various design stages and levels of design abstraction. However, in order to fully realize the potential… More

Digital Intelligence Situation Mapboard for Enhanced Situation Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Leland J. Tankersley
Award Amount: $99,464.00

Simulation-Based Design for Large Complex COTS Based Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Britton
Award Amount: $98,475.00

Simulation Based Design for Large Complex COTS Based Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Karagelen
Award Amount: $69,408.00

Complex System Behavior Capture and Analysis Prototype Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David E Britton
Award Amount: $599,314.00
Abstract:
The complexity and sheer magnitude of modern computer systems including systems, sensors and weapons require that a disciplined structured approach be employed for their development. The principal objective of the system development process is to establish a design which satisfies the system… More

Simulation Based Design for Large Complex COTS Based Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Karagelen
Award Amount: $300,066.00
Abstract:
The increasing complexity and sheet magniture of advanced Army C4I systems has exceeded the capacity of system design teams to efficiently design these complex systems using existing system design methodologies and tools. Advanced system engineering development methods and automation techniques are… More

Simulation-Based Design for Large Complex COTS Based Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Britton
Award Amount: $300,066.00
Abstract:
With the increasing use of COTS technology in large complex military and commercial systems come higher expectations for the system's capabilities and the time to completion. Given the wide range of available COTS technologies, an environment is needed that uses an innovative approach to… More

Digital Intelligence Situation Mapboard for Enhanced Situation Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Leland J. Tankersley
Award Amount: $749,086.00
Abstract:
Current battlefield situation displays either lack resolution ir restrict the user's perception to a small segment of the battlefield. Additionally, the plotting of data on these displays is extremely manpower-intensive, consuming valuable personnel resources that could be applied to situation… More

SC-21 Ship Information Systems Architecture Virtual Prototyping Environment (VPE) Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mike Casey
Award Amount: $69,919.00
Abstract:
The SC-21 Program Office faces an unprecedented challenge in the capture and analysis of information required to take Ship Information System (SIS) architecture from concept through to development, deployment, upgrade, and retirement. The principal objective of the system development process is to… More

Development of an Information Management System Architecture for Applying Modeling and Simulation to the DoD Acquisition Process.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David E. Britton
Award Amount: $69,947.00
Abstract:
The cost of system acquisition within the Department of Defense is significantly greater then other areas such as research and training. The acquisition of major DoD systems currently takes approximately 20 years from concept to service. The introduction and application of modern modeling and… More

HLA-ENHANCED DISTRIBUTED GAMING ENVIRONMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Leland J. Tankersley
Award Amount: $99,338.00
Abstract:
The High Level Architecture (HLA) for Modeling and Simulation is evolving into the DoD standard paradigm for developing distribution simulation environments through the integration of disparate simulations ("federates"). HLA also has significant potential to provide similar benefits to the… More

Advanced Distributed Simulations as Virtual Environments in Simulation Based Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Karangelen
Award Amount: $747,161.00
Abstract:
The increasing complexity and sheer magnitude of advanced commercial and military system has exceeded the capacity of system design teams to efficiently design these complex system using existing system design methodologies and tools. Simulation Based Design is a system design approach centered upon… More

Integration Of Operational And Functional Behavioral Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton
Award Amount: $599,496.00
Abstract:
Recently, advanced simulations are being employed more and more by design teams to examine platform and system performance, functionality, dependability and other key design factors at various design stages and levels of design abstraction. However, in order to fully realize the potential… More

Combat Systems COTS System Administration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott D. Thomas
Award Amount: $69,783.00
Abstract:
Integrated Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) are used by maintenance and operating personnel to obtain technical information and trouble-shooting procedures for ship's equipment. For the New Attack Submarine (NSSN) Non-Propulsion Electronic Systems (NPES), the current plan is for the operator to… More

Novel Mathematical/Computational Approaches to surveillance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu
Award Amount: $99,444.00
RI Contact: Mark Smith
Abstract:
Current algorithms for data compression are founded on three basic principles:transformation, quantization, and entropy coding. The transformation attempts to remove statistical redundancies from the input, thereby reducing the data to a smaller more manageable set. The quantizers convert samples… More

A Heterogeneous Multimedia Toolkit for Desktop Collaboration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas
Award Amount: $99,639.00
Abstract:
The Internet and related technologies have enabled collaboration between remote users across heterogeneous computing environments. However, the first generation of these collaboration tools, including electronic mail, file transfer, and remote login provide only the most primitive of collaboration… More

DD21 Smart Product Model Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mike Casey
Award Amount: $68,815.00
Abstract:
Drawing on our experience with computer and mechanical systems engineering, this Trident/Intergraph team will develop an SPM environment based on a detailed assessment of DD21 program needs. Our approach will focus on integration of currently-used DD21 and Navy-standard toolsets to develop SPM… More

Maintenance and Telepresence System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kevin Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $69,949.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott D Thomas
Award Amount: $599,809.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas
Award Amount: $728,236.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Leland Tankersley, Division Director
Award Amount: $69,887.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu, Engineer/Analyst I
Award Amount: $99,450.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Levent Yilmaz, Engineer/Analyst V
Award Amount: $69,854.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Leland Tankersley, Division Director
Award Amount: $69,980.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas
Award Amount: $119,690.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel
Award Amount: $69,957.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,957.00
RI Contact: Mona E. Zaghloul

Battlegroup AAW System Software Analysis of Sneak Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kevin Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $599,693.00
Abstract:
During the SBIR N99-106 Phase I effort, Trident examined the capabilities of several wearable computers and extensively evaluated an example system (Xybernaut Mobile Assistant IV) to determine the suitability and applicability of wearable computers forsubmarine maintenance and operation. Phase I… More

Standard Reference Ontology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $729,574.00
Abstract:
Communication and wireless network technology has advanced to the state whereportable computing devices have proliferated to enable ubiquitous computing.Similarly, Internet and collaboration technologies have grown tremendously. Thereremain significant obstacles, however, to integrate wireless and… More

Automated Parallel Processing of Phage Libraries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Program Manager
Award Amount: $729,844.00
Abstract:
In order to expand the utility of unmanned ground vehicles in today's military, anumber of practical hurdles must be overcome. Better navigation aids must beprovided, and in a way that fits into the current communications infrastructure.The current DoD Standard Teleoperation Kit (STK), which allows… More

FPGA FOPEN SAR Digital Processor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu
Award Amount: $496,765.00
RI Contact: Mona Zaghloul
Abstract:
The goal of the FPGA FOPEN SAR digital processor is to provide adequate foliage penetration that allows the detection of concealed man-made objects in dense foliage. Our Phase I work on the FPGA FOPEN SAR digital processor included the generation of 100dBdata for detection performance enhancement,… More

DICE Archive System (DAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,659.00
Abstract:
Intelligence analysts face increasingly significant challenges in the timely acquisition, correlation and analysis of intelligence information. Recent information technology advances have resulted in explosive growth in the volume and rate of intelligencedata pushed to the analyst. Recent military… More

Tactical Body Worn RF Antenna Vest

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Engineer/Analyst III
Award Amount: $97,789.00
Abstract:
The effectiveness of team-oriented tactical operations by SOF is greatly enhancedby the ability to tightly coordinate the actions of team members. In particular,advances in miniature commercial computer display technologies show promise forproviding a powerful tool for disseminating information to… More

Component Active Service INterOperable (CASINO) Framework

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,780.00
Abstract:
Distributed computing systems have matured from simple client/server applicationstowards large complex systems. While computing processing and network bandwidthcapabilities have dramatically improved in recent years, the design andimplementation of complex systems remains difficult and expensive.… More

Data Display Description Conversions to eXtensible Markup Language (XML)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Maxime Montasheri, Software/Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $99,846.00
Abstract:
Data display languages are used by the US Air Force for test and evaluation of aircraft and space systems. The need to translate between data display languages arises especially in joint service programs when applications need to be reused, migrated orshared. It is important to use a common… More

Single Chip, Low Cost, Very Short Range Radio Frequency (RF) Systems for Military Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Engineer/Analyst III
Award Amount: $119,859.00
Abstract:
Recent advancements in integrated circuit miniaturization and network topologies in the communications industry have given rise to the development of products providing short range (less than ten meters) wireless connectivity for both voice and datacommunications. Several industry initiatives,… More

Material Identification and Procurement System (MIDAPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Dir of R&D TDD
Award Amount: $99,563.00
Abstract:
With the increasing complexity and size of advanced system designs come increasing requirements for an integrated set of methods and tools to measure, evaluate and predict behavior and performance. An environment is needed that will allow the engineer torapidly iterate through multiple design paths… More

Improved Magnetostrictive Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Dir of R&D TDD
Award Amount: $69,975.00
Abstract:
New standards are emerging for inter-process communication among technical systems under development. Subsystems using the CORBA protocol (IIOP) are sometimes tied to a specific vendor's ORB implementation without regard to portability in a heterogeneousnetwork environment. As technology advances,… More

Safe Test Boundaries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $749,096.00
Abstract:
"Regression testing is a significant problem in softwaredevelopment, particularly during the maintenance phase. Itinvolves repeated execution of previous test cases to instillback confidence in modified software. Even after minor changes,most commercial vendors and military software… More

MODEL BASED SOFTWARE BEHAVIOR VERIFICATION ENVIRONMENT FOR DEPENDABLE UPGRADES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton, Division Director, TDD
Award Amount: $749,450.00
Abstract:
"Rapid, model-based development along with perpetual and complexchange characterizes today's software-dependent mission criticalsystems. The costs associated with detecting and fixing errors insuch software-intensive systems can total 75% of the cost ofdeveloping that software. Furthermore, fixing… More

Collaboration Guard (CG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $745,087.00
Abstract:
Recent events, including the horrific terrorist attacks on the United States, serve to highlight the need for improved intelligence and collection management. Collaboration tools are becoming increasingly important to the DoD, Intelligence Community (IC),law enforcement agencies and others that are… More

SOF Tactical Information Assistant

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Engineer/Analyst III
Award Amount: $504,484.00
Abstract:
This Phase II effort will involve the effective translation of the SOF Tactical Information Display (STID) architecture developed under Phase I into a set of functional prototypes. The STID will be able to capture screen display data from a standard VGAport and transmit it wirelessly via a low… More

Single Chip, Low Cost, Very Short Range Radio Frequency (RF) Systems for Military Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Engineer/Analyst III
Award Amount: $729,476.00
Abstract:
Recent advancements in integrated circuit miniaturization and network topologies in the communications industry have given rise to the development of products providing short range (less than ten meters) wireless connectivity for both voice and datacommunications. Several industry initiatives,… More

Integrated Simulation-Based Design Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton, Division Director, TDD
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
"As the complexity of technological systems grow, the amount of information that needs to be retained and used also increases. The need for an environment in which the data from different systems can be stored and used by other related systems isincreasing. Such an environment must be extensible,… More

Multimedia Collaboration Guard

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,866.00
Abstract:
"Recent events, including the horrific terrorist attacks on the United States, serve to highlight the need for improved intelligence and collection management. Collaboration tools are becoming increasingly important to the DoD, Intelligence Community (IC),law enforcement agencies and others that… More

Digital Cellular-Phone Transceiver-based Foliage Penetration Interferometric SAR for EO/IR Sensor Fusion ATR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu, Engineer/Analyst I
Award Amount: $99,738.00
Abstract:
"In order to develop a cost-effective Foliage Penetration Interferometric SyntheticAperture Radar (FOPEN IFSAR) system for terrain map navigation and ATR UAVapplications using dual-frequency digital cellular-phone transceiver COTS components,this project requires a thorough background in the… More

Collaboration Archive System (CAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Collaboration tools are increasingly important to the DoD, Intelligence Community (IC), law enforcement agencies that are involved with our national security. Industry standards, including H.323 and T.120 enable interoperability between compliantapplications for audio & video teleconferencing, and… More

Synthetic Natural Environment (SNE) Development & Interoperability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Levent Yilmaz, Engineer/Analyst IV
Award Amount: $119,806.00
Abstract:
"Prompted by the needs of joint training, mission planning, and C2 systemsinteroperability evaluation, the modeling and simulation community realized thatthe efficient use of simulation requires rapid generation of Synthetic NaturalEnvironment (SNE) data. It has been further recognized that the… More

Collaboration Archive System (CAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $743,001.00
Abstract:
Collaboration tools are increasingly important to the DoD, Intelligence Community (IC), law enforcement agencies that are involved with our national security. Industry standards, including H.323 and T.120 enable interoperability between compliantapplications for audio & video teleconferencing, and… More

Homeland Defense FAA/DoD Collaboration Guard

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Technical Director
Award Amount: $69,945.00
Abstract:
"Events of the past year have brought to the forefront the need for interoperability and information sharing between the different branches of the federal government. One such example is the need for a seamless command and control (C2) capability betweenthe FAA air traffic management system and DoD… More

QoS-enabled Wireless Reliable Multicast (QWiReM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,867.00
Abstract:
"Communication and wireless network technology have advanced to the state where portable computing devices have proliferated to enable ubiquitous computing. Similarly, Internet technology has grown tremendously including popular media streaming applicationsthat support multicast. There remain… More

Self-organizing Wireless Adhoc Network (SWAN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,910.00
Abstract:
"Future applications in both shipboard and highly mobile land-based wireless systems will require the capability to automatically configure and reconfigure as required to support rapid instantiation and employment of wireless networks. Current commercialtechnology-both network protocols and… More

Multimedia Collaboration Guard

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Technical Director
Award Amount: $744,186.00
Abstract:
The Intelligence Community (IC) faces an increasingly significant challenge in the timely acquisition, correlation and analysis of information. Information technology advances have resulted in the explosive growth in the volume and rate of data madeavailable to the analyst; this seemingly limitless… More

Distributed Repositories of Highly Expressive, Reusable, and Reasonable Ontologies for Web-based SNE Fusion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Levent Yilmaz, Engineer/Analyst IV
Award Amount: $726,211.00
Abstract:
Driven by fiscal constraints, increasing pressure exists to employ simulation for driving exploration into new, more effective methods for modeling combat activities. The shorter timescales required as well as the need to rapidly incorporate operationalelements demanded by these applications bring… More

Location-Aware QoS-enabled Wireless Reliable Communication for Sensor-Equipped Munition Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Technical Director
Award Amount: $119,796.00
Abstract:
The Army's FCS and MOSAIC initiatives seek to develop the concepts and prototypes for a lightweight, multi-mission combat system, which includes sensor networks and deployable munition fields. These sensor networks and munition fields rely on collectedinformation and remote commands from a manned… More

Joint Collaboration Gateway (JCG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,881.00
Abstract:
The Intelligence Community (IC) faces an increasingly significant challenge in the timely acquisition, correlation and analysis of information. Information technology advances have resulted in the explosive growth in the volume and rate of data madeavailable to the analyst; this seemingly limitless… More

Advanced Engineering Application Integration Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton, Dir, Technology Developme
Award Amount: $69,961.00
Abstract:
Major weapons systems as well as civilian manufacturing, transportation, health care, and information management systems continue to increase in both magnitude and complexity. The size and scope of the coming generation

Digital Cellular-Phone Transceiver-based Foliage Penetration Interferometric SAR for EO/IR Sensor Fusion ATR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The goal of the Foliage Penetration Interferometric SAR (IFSAR)project is the development of an IFSAR prototype using low-cost,commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components for automatic targetrecognition on UAV operations. In order to expand the IFSARutility to UAVs in today's military, a number of… More

Digital Cellular-Phone Transceiver-based Foliage Penetration Interferometric SAR for EO/IR Sensor Fusion ATR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $584,580.00
Abstract:
The goal of the Foliage Penetration Interferometric SAR (IFSAR)project is the development of an IFSAR prototype using low-cost,commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components for automatic targetrecognition on UAV operations. In order to expand the IFSARutility to UAVs in today's military, a number of… More

Return-Path Guidance System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Engineer/Analyst III
Award Amount: $729,999.00
Abstract:
The military has incorporated an increasing amount of information technology into battlefield systems, and has grown to increasingly rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS) for key tasks including navigation, targeting, and situational awareness (SA).Many situations, however, require the use of… More

Return-Path Guidance System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Engineer/Analyst III
Award Amount: $119,891.00
Abstract:
The military has incorporated an increasing amount of information technology into battlefield systems, and has grown to increasingly rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS) for key tasks including navigation, targeting, and situational awareness (SA).Many situations, however, require the use of… More

Data Model for Battle Force Interoperability Certification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Lewis, Principal Analyst
Award Amount: $69,980.00
Abstract:
Given the events of the past few years, interoperability between elements of large battle forces or joint operations has become even more vital for risk reduction and mission accomplishment. The ability to determine the degree to which such forces areinteroperable prior to deployment is therefore… More

Geographically-aware Wireless Reliable Multicast (GeoWiReM) for Sensor-Equipped Munition Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $713,050.00
Abstract:
The battlefield of the future will be dominated by complex and time-varying networks of sensors, soldiers and systems that share rich, real-time streams of situation awareness and force status information. To support these functions, many militaryapplications require multicast transmission to… More

Enhanced Image Capture and Transfer Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Engineer/Analyst III
Award Amount: $99,749.00
Abstract:
An essential task performed by Special Operations Forces (SOF) is the acquisition and distribution of intelligence information from remote locations. The value of this information for applications such as target identification can be greatly enhanced ifit is augmented by the use of imagery. … More

Joint Collaboration Gateway (JCG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas
Award Amount: $739,603.00
Abstract:
Current events, including the War on Terror, serve to highlight the need for improved intelligence and collection management. Collaboration tools are becoming increasingly important to the DoD, Intelligence Community (IC), law enforcement agencies and others that are involved with our national… More

Advanced Engineering Application Integration Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britton, Division Director, TDD
Award Amount: $1,198,435.00
Abstract:
Major weapons systems as well as manufacturing, transportation, and information management systems continue to increase in magnitude and complexity. Developments present enormous challenges to today's design and development methods, processes, and tools. Large system developers employ a spectrum… More

High Performance Secure Shipboard Network For Wireless/Wired Connectivity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Casey, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,958.00
Abstract:
The objective of this research is to develop and demonstrate affordable secure, high performance solutions to enable shipboard use of wireless sensors, computers, devices and applications that transmit data and information via RF/IR over wireless/wired LANs. Our approach is based on recent advances… More

Tools for testing and certification of distributed, dynamic configurations of a total ship computing environment.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $68,890.00
Abstract:
Complex, dynamically reconfigurable, distributed systems are common in today's component-based mission-critical systems. Conventional testing tools used for certifying such systems are less likely to succeed in such less-predictable and evolving domains where underlying assumptions with respect to… More

IP Performance Enhancement Protocols

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $68,595.00
Abstract:
Naval wireless communications systems can be made to support higher IP throughputs by incorporating Performance Enhancement Protocols (PEPs) such as traffic shaping, quality of service, caching, compression, acceleration, proxies, channel access protocols, and forward error correction (FEC)… More

Simulation Gateway (SG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,470.00
Abstract:
Increasingly, national and international organizations are relying on a standards-based simulation infrastructure to interconnect simulation capabilities, to increase simulation interoperability and control modeling and simulation (M&S) costs. The High Level Architecture (HLA) has emerged as the… More

Enhanced Image Capture and Transfer Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Daniel Bindbeutel, Program Manager
Award Amount: $1,351,597.00
Abstract:
An increasingly essential requirement of today's military is the timely acquisition and distribution of intelligence information from remote locations. The value of this information for applications such as target identification, force protection, and intelligence gathering can be greatly enhanced… More

C4ISR Architecture and Tactical Systems Planning Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Director
Award Amount: $69,867.00
Abstract:
As technology has advanced, the complexity of systems has increased geometrically. The environments encompassing these systems must increase in scope to fully understand the impact of requirements and design changes. Trident's work with the Naval Collaborative Engineering Environment (NCEE) has… More

Secure TCP/IP Broadcast/Multicast

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
The military is transitioning to a fast reaction mobile strike force with increasing reliance on unmanned, autonomous systems, such as the GIG and TCA, which support packet-based communications. There remain significant obstacles, however, before broadcast/multicast data can be transmitted securely… More

Interoperability Architecture for Tool Integration across Multiple Domains

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,603.00
Abstract:
Increasingly, national and international organizations are relying on a standards-based simulation infrastructure to interconnect simulation capabilities, to increase simulation interoperability and control modeling and simulation costs. Missile Defense Agency programs are no exception, and require… More

Object Oriented Repository for the Management of Systems, Software, and Modeling and Simulation Data Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Timothy Spafford, Engineer/Analyst I
Award Amount: $69,925.00
Abstract:
As the complexity and size of technological systems grows and subsystems become more specialized, the amount of design information that needs to be captured, managed and put into use increases. No single individual can adequately comprehend the sheer magnitude of this data requiring the use of… More

Modeling the Impact of Technology Transition on Ship Operational Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Dir. of R&D SED
Award Amount: $69,894.00
Abstract:
The development and maintenance of large, complex systems and systems of systems such as the DDX or Aegis systems requires a monumental degree of planning and organization in order to complete even the seemingly most simple tasks. To make matters even more challenging, the DDX system is engaged in… More

Integration of Composable Simulations with Real-time Applications and Databases

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Dir. of R&D SED
Award Amount: $97,432.00
Abstract:
Federated simulations address the need for interoperability, as well as the improvement of reuse and composability. The focal goal in a federated simulation is to facilitate composable simulations by standardizing interfaces to assure technical interoperability among disparate simulations. Yet,… More

Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Payload Interface Master Module, PIMM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Bonnie Edwards, VP of Contracts
Award Amount: $99,975.00
Abstract:
Special Operations Forces deployed to remote areas have a need for technically innovative UAV ISR data delivered in real-time via common secure data communication architectures. Despite recent technological advances, delivering still imagery, video and other sensor data down to the SOF team level… More

Tools for testing and certification of distributed, dynamic configurations of a total ship computing environment.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Dir. of R&D SED
Award Amount: $999,586.00
Abstract:
As software systems become increasingly complex, distributed, component-based, and dynamically reconfigurable, the shortcomings of conventional verification and testing methods have become more pronounced. Faults that lead to failures are hard to localize, and even when system failures are traced… More

C4ISR Architecture and Tactical Systems Planning Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Director
Award Amount: $729,575.00
Abstract:
JCIDS is the critical beginning of the joint requirements process; and is a multi-architecture and cross-architecture intensive means to bring rigor, discipline, and efficiency to understand and answer the complex questions necessary to effectively provide the systems of systems essential to… More

Secure Multicast Framework (SMF)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $749,295.00
Abstract:
The military is transitioning to a fast reaction mobile strike force with increasing reliance on unmanned, autonomous systems. There remain significant obstacles, however, before broadcast/multicast data can be transmitted securely over wireless channels. Furthermore, issues regarding how… More

Interoperability Architecture for Tool Integration across Multiple Domains

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Gary Thomas, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $449,556.00
Abstract:
Increasingly, national and international organizations are relying on a standards-based simulation infrastructure to increase simulation interoperability and control modeling and simulation costs. As the capabilities of modern warfare have expanded, so have the complexities of simulating those… More

Object Oriented Repository for the Management of Systems, Software, and Modeling and Simulation Data Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mark Roberts, Sr. Program Manager
Award Amount: $729,324.00
Abstract:
As the complexity and size of systems grow and subsystems become more specialized, the amount of design information that needs to be captured, managed, and put into use increases. No single individual can adequately comprehend the sheer magnitude of this data. Currently, the processes to… More

Modeling the Impact of Technology Transition on Ship Operational Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Dir. of R&D SED – (703) 691-7781
Award Amount: $1,276,363.00
Abstract:
Trident Systems is participating in a unique collaboration in order to spread the workload of designing systems that perform analysis and tradeoffs. The companies participating make up a"Collaborative Development Partnership"(CDP). The result of this combined effort will be a… More

Test-Ready Model for Flexible Systems of Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: AUBURN UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Mike Stoddard, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,861.00
RI Contact: Levent Yilmaz
Abstract:
Complex, dynamically reconfigurable, distributed systems are common in today's component-based mission-critical systems. Conventional testing tools used for certifying such systems are less likely to succeed in such less-predictable and evolving domains where underlying assumptions with respect to… More

MILS Web Services Gateway (MWSG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,606.00
Abstract:
All existing web-based groupware tools lack any provision for multi-level security. Furthermore, the size and complexity of such software makes it extremely unlikely that any potential extensions to support multiple security levels could ever be certified or accredited across clearance levels.… More

Service-Oriented Architecture for Naval Strike Force Interoperability Readiness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Technical Dir. of R&D SED
Award Amount: $69,987.00
Abstract:
The C5I Modernization Process for Strike Force deployment represents a complex integration of data products to plan, assess, schedule and maintain configuration control over the systems and models that comprise the systems and systems-of-systems of today's surface Navy. This process requires… More

Situation Awareness For Emergency Response

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Robert Otto, Prin. Engineer
Award Amount: $99,842.00
Abstract:
Modern communications and sensor technology holds great potential for providing rapid insight and understanding of complex events. This is particularly true in emergency response, given the importance of rapid response in minimizing the resulting damage to people, property, and national security in… More

Cross Domain Controller (CDC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Anna Monastyrsky, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,968.00
Abstract:
The current, dominant approach to implementing secure boundary controls across networks for information exchange is the use of secure Guards. This technology consists of a separate computer system using a trusted operating system and hosting the guarding software and appropriate filters. By… More

Wearable Computer for Enhanced Situation Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $99,978.00
Abstract:
With the use of imagery and advanced sensors proliferating on the battlefield, tools need to be provided which allow individual dismounted users to leverage them effectively and efficiently. To date, these sensor fusion and hyperspectral technologies have relied heavily on the computational power… More

Modular Tactical Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Jimmy O'Looney, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Today's warfighter repeatedly relies on the effectiveness of battlefield computers and other processing devices to efficiently accomplish mission goals. In particular, the dismounted soldier is faced with the daunting challenge of carrying such a device on his/her person, without producing a… More

Cross Platform Digital Rights Management (CP-DRM) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Anna Monastyrsky, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,931.00
Abstract:
A fundamental goal for Cross-Platform Digital Rights Management (CP-DRM) is to allow data owner to control the flow of sensitive digital information even after it's been released. The Original Classifying Authorities (OCA) should have options on how to protect their digital information and have the… More

Global Information Grid (GIG) Tactical Edge Networks (TEN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Malathi Sekkappan, Prin. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,982.00
Abstract:
Timely data is critical for decision making to fight the Global War on Terror (GWOT). With the availability of numerous networks and protocols in the market, sharing data among wired and wireless networks securely in real time is complex. Sharing data and voice amongst a network of networks… More

Intelligent Control System for Soldier Power

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Technical Director
Award Amount: $98,728.00
Abstract:
The effectiveness of dismount soldier systems is currently limited by reliance on inflexible and inefficient body-worn power infrastructures. These systems, made up of multiple electronic components, would be greatly enhanced by the development an efficient, consistent architecture that provided… More

Multi-Level Voice Over IP (VOIP) Security for Army Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Anna Monastyrsky, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $98,974.00
Abstract:
The military is transitioning to a fast reaction mobile strike force with increasing reliance on unmanned, autonomous systems. As part of this, IP networks at various sites are now handling an increasing number of voice calls using Voice over IP (VoIP) in different security domains. Further, there… More

Low-Cost, Multi-Channel Arbitrary Waveform Generator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Peter Stuckey, Sr. Electronics Engineer
Award Amount: $69,310.00
Abstract:
Trident will develop Broadband Arbitrary Digital GEnerator (BADGE) to support Electronic Warfare, counter IED, and other applications. Trident has developed an innovative and flexible system architecture, and will utilize key pieces of technology developed in our RADAR and SIGINT work to reduce… More

Cultural Intelligence Wiki-berry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Jim Richardson, Sr. Project Manager
Award Amount: $99,870.00
Abstract:
The GWOT requires Special Operations Forces to operate in a variety of environments and rely heavily on the support of local forces while operating in a wide variety of countries. In order to consistently leverage this support as well as understand the underlying motivations and influences of both… More

Cross Domain Controller

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Anna J. Monastyrsky, Principal Engineer – (919) 388-1261
Award Amount: $749,595.00
Abstract:
The current, dominant approach to implementing secure boundary controls across networks for information exchange is the use of secure Guards. This technology consists of a separate computer system using a trusted operating system and hosting the guarding software and appropriate filters. By… More

Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Payload Interface Master Module, PIMM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Peter Stuckey, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $747,909.00
Abstract:
This effort will develop a full-scale prototype Payload Interface Master Module (PIMM) which supports multiple functions aboard small/tactical UAVs. This includes, but is not limited to sending, receiving, converting, and managing digital analog video and audio, and cross-queuing multiple sensor… More

Data Base Security mechanisms for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Michael Blake, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
One aspect of the GIG, namely, Mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETS) present significant issues. Often, intermittent connectivity and mobility changes the network topology in such a way that the routing of information to a destination is not guaranteed to follow the same path. This is particularly… More

Information Sharing between the Global Information Grid (GIG) and the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) system

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Sr. Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,625.00
Abstract:
The DoD and FAA have the need to share information between the GIG and the SWIM networks. Specifically, radar data between aircraft, ground radars and ground Air Traffic Management facilities must be exchanged to ensure safe and efficient operation of the aviation system. Building a real-time… More

Semantic Mesh of Intelligent Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Charles Hsu, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,831.00
Abstract:
Trident is proposing the development of a Semantic Mesh of Intelligent Sensors, SMIS, an intelligent wireless sensor network for use in improving the performance of surveillance and security in crowded environments - such as airports, shopping districts, and sporting events. This network will be… More

Architecture Methodology Integration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Stoddard, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,933.00
Abstract:
Almost all Air Force information systems are developed using a structured analysis methodology at all levels (i.e. system engineering, software design and code). The result is that the Air Force spends 70% of its software lifecycle costs on maintenance. The Air Force anticipates that it can save… More

Multi Level Disruption-tolerant Database Services (ML DDS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Michael Blake, Prin. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $746,251.00
Abstract:
In time-critical situations, such as Air Force logistics support, ground combat operations, and others, military personnel urgently require the ability to access data which may be stored in large, remotely-hosted databases. Such large repositories, coupled with advances in Service Oriented… More

Wireless Intra-Soldier Data Reception and Transmission

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jeremy McClintock, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,874.00
Abstract:
Dismounted soldiers are carrying more-and-more integrated sensors on their person for the purpose of increasing Situational Awareness (SA). The current degree to which weapon sight imagery and data are improving dismounted Soldiers' SA is limited due to the cabling and connectors which tie the… More

Fully Flexible Information Electronics with a Flexible Display

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Michael Viazanko, Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,878.00
Abstract:
The Army's investment in flexible displays has resulted in several promising technologies which can be incorporated into novel applications that are far more practical for military use than those with conventional rigid glass-based liquid crystal display (LCD) technologies. An application such as… More

Cognitive Array of Multi-modal Persistent Sensors (CAMPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Chief Embedded Systems E
Award Amount: $479,930.00
Abstract:
Special Operations and conventional ground forces need an effective, affordable capability for gathering intelligence and conducting surveillance/reconnaissance in a number of scenarios from urban to desert terrain. Miniature unattended sensors combined into networks of self-organizing wireless… More

Multi-Level Wiki (ML Wiki)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Anna Monastyrsky, Program Manager
Award Amount: $1,597,091.00
Abstract:
All existing web-based groupware tools lack any provision for multi-level security. Furthermore, the size and complexity of such software makes it extremely unlikely that any potential extensions to support multiple security levels could ever be certified or accredited across clearance levels.… More

Global Information Grid (GIG) Tactical Edge Networks (TEN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Malathi Sekkappan, Project Manager
Award Amount: $594,764.00
Abstract:
Timely data is critical for decision making to fight the Global War on Terror (GWOT). With the availability of numerous networks and protocols in the market, sharing data among wired and wireless networks securely in real time is complex. Sharing data and voice amongst a network of networks requires… More

Joint Collaboration Gateway (JCG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Thomas, Senior Project Manager
Award Amount: $1,197,615.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a secure cross-domain collaboration capability, based on the NSA-certified Collaboration Gateway (CG) product, designed specifically to support the unique features & capabilities of the Radiant Mercury guard. SPAWAR Joint CG (SPAWAR JCG) will provide a secure, cross-domain… More

Semantic Mesh of Intelligent Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Charles C. Hsu, Principal Engineer – (703) 273-1012
Award Amount: $749,938.00
Abstract:
Public safety sensor systems for heavily-populated applications (e.g., airports, convention centers, border crossings, and sport stadiums) require sophisticated, geographically-distributed infrastructures, which usually require centralized supervision and deployment of large-scale security and… More

Service-Oriented Architecture for Naval Strike Force Interoperability Readiness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Reber, Sr. Program Manager
Award Amount: $299,990.00
Abstract:
The Navy is engaged in efforts to promote the reuse of architectures, designs and specifications across the enterprise. This effort, known as the "Open Architecture" initiative, aspires to achieve for architectures, specifications and designs what the "Open Source" initiative accomplishes for… More

Low-Cost, Multi-Channel Arbitrary Waveform Generator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Peter Stuckey, Sr. Electronics Engineer
Award Amount: $729,969.00
Abstract:
Trident will develop Broadband Arbitrary Digital GEnerator (BADGE) to support Electronic Warfare, counter IED, and other applications. During the Phase I period, Trident has developed an innovative and flexible system architecture, system specification and CONOPS. Using this approach, Trident… More

Small UAV Accurate Geolocation and Discrimination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dan Bindbeutel, Director of Research & De
Award Amount: $99,710.00
Abstract:
Recent advances in electronics miniaturization, unmanned vehicles, and battlefield communications & networking hold the potential to expand the capabilities RF threat geolocation, as well as make it more powerful, mobile, and collaborative. Advances in extremely low-power signal processing… More

High Efficiency, Highly Linear, Solid-State Power

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jim Hopkins, Prin. RF Engineer
Award Amount: $69,891.00
Abstract:
Achieving a high power, high linearity, high efficiency, solid state power amplifier across a wide bandwidth is a very difficult design task. These amplifiers are critical in military applications, which typically also involve tough environmental conditions and challenging reliability requirements.… More

Digital Cellular-Phone Tranceiver_based Foliage Penetration Interfometric SAR for EO/IR Sensor Fusion ATR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Howard Mendelson, Program Manager
Award Amount: $726,498.00
Abstract:
Under Phase I of this topic, Trident Systems conducted initial development of a small, foliage-penetrating synthetic aperture radar designed for use with small Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs). This proposed Phase II seeks to employ the radar sensor in a different operational mode. Our Phase II work… More

Information Sharing between the Global Information Grid (GIG) and the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) system

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Anna Monastyrsky, Program Manager
Award Amount: $742,633.00
Abstract:
Building a real-time net-centric capability for sharing radar data between the Global Information Grid (GIG) and the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) network presents new and unique challenges. Trident Systems and CloudShield Technologies propose to leverage the Quality of Service (QoS)… More

Architecture Methodology Integration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mike Stoddard, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $749,795.00
Abstract:
The objective of this effort is to develop LAMMS (Legacy Architecture Migration & Maintenance Sys-tem) which includes a methodology to convert a structured analysis architecture to an object oriented ar-chitecture and provide an environment that automates that methodology. Tridents approach is based… More

Digital Cellular-Phone Tranceiver_based Foliage Penetration Interfometric SAR for EO/IR Sensor Fusion ATR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Howard Mendelson, Program Manager – (703) 460-5882
Award Amount: $1,226,469.00
Abstract:
Under Phase I of this topic, Trident Systems conducted initial development of a small, foliage-penetrating synthetic aperture radar designed for use with small Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs). This proposed Phase II seeks to employ the radar sensor in a different operational mode. Our Phase II work… More

Multi-input Multi-output Synthetic Aperture Radar with Collocated Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: University of Florida
Principal Investigator: Howard Mendelson, Project Manager
Award Amount: $99,878.00
RI Contact: Roslyn S. Heath
Abstract:
The enormous effort devoted to the data acquisition, signal processing, and automatic recognition of stationary targets has resulted in a generation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems that are meeting the challenge of real-world conditions. However, in a practical battlefield, moving targets… More

Fully Flexible Information Electronics with a Flexible Display

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Mike Viazanko, Principle Systems Enginee – (703) 691-7760
Award Amount: $695,330.00
Abstract:
Advancements in flexible-display technologies have created unique opportunities for US Army applications that require reduced size, weight, and power, as well as increased reliability and ruggedness for dismounted soldiers and combat vehicles. The outgrowth of this effort has been several promising… More

Wireless Intra-Soldier Data Reception and Transmission

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jeremy McClintock, Principle Investigator – (509) 329-0111
Award Amount: $729,950.00
Abstract:
Dismounted soldiers are carrying more and more integrated sensors in their ensemble for the purpose of increasing situational awareness (SA). The current degree to which weapon sight imagery and data are improving dismounted soldiers SA is limited due to the cabling and connectors which tie the… More

Multi-Level Voice Over IP (VOIP) Security for Army Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Anna Monastyrsky, Program Manager
Award Amount: $717,025.00
Abstract:
Trident Systems proposes to develop the Multi-Level Voice over Internet Protocol (ML VoIP) system to allow users to create, maintain, monitor and destroy secure audio and application casting across multi-level security domains. The ML VoIP architecture incorporates a modular design that utilizes… More

Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Payload Interface Master Module, PIMM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jim Richardson, Senior Project Manager
Award Amount: $749,647.00
Abstract:
RF Spectrum congestion is a continuing problem especially in the war theater. With the advent of so many cell phones, blackberries, iPhones, wireless radio communication devices and jammers in a common environment, interference and noise levels have increased greatly. This SBIR describes the effort… More

Data Base Security mechanisms for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Leeland Tankersley, Technical Director
Award Amount: $749,901.00
Abstract:
Special Operations missions involving tactical UAVs are complicated by the difficulties of communication between the UAV ground station and the unit being supported. Voice communications are often carried over multiple "hops" on various voice radio links, with consequent reduction in reliability.… More

MILS Web Services Gateway (MWSG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Anna Monastyrsky, Program Manager – (919) 388-1261
Award Amount: $738,602.00
Abstract:
All existing web-based groupware tools lack any provision for multi-level security. Furthermore, the size and complexity of such software makes it extremely unlikely that any potential extensions to support multiple security levels could ever be certified or accredited across clearance levels.… More

Automated Analysis and Verification of Application Program Interfaces (APIs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mike Stoddard, P.I.
Award Amount: $66,517.00
Abstract:
The Joint Tactical Radio System is planned to be the next-generation voice-and-data radio used by the U.S. military in field operations after 2010. The Joint Program Executive Office for JTRS is in charge of insuring that software delivered by third parties is in compliance with the requisite API… More

Advanced Reconfigurable Communications Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jim Faist, Director Radar Technology – (703) 691-7769
Award Amount: $69,990.00
Abstract:
Future fielded Naval space communication payloads require a reconfigurable sampling Intermediate Frequency (SIF) filter capability to easily adapt to rapidly changing Navy space communications needs. Our approach for the SIF leverages Trident"s extensive embedded programmable DSP processor… More

High Efficiency, Highly Linear, Solid-State Power Amplifier for Wide Band Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jim Hopkins, Principle Engineer – (703) 267-2306
Award Amount: $727,182.00
Abstract:
The Power Amplifier is a crucial element of any RF link as it generates the necessary power to the antenna to allow reliable communications, radar pulses or jamming capabilities. In order to efficiently generate this high power, power amplifiers are usually operated at, or close to the amplifier… More

Advanced Radar Concepts For Small (Tier I/II) RPAs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Allan Dianic, Project Manager – (703) 691-7781
Award Amount: $149,959.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Tactical use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) has expanded rapidly, as the increasing reliability and performance of both the aircraft and their sensor payloads have significantly improved warfighter situational awareness (SA). A key capability required by warfighters, particularly in… More

High-Speed, High-Fidelity, Reprogrammable Kernel for Use in Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) Systems and High-Speed Signal Digitization and Proce

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Al Burgstahler, Principle RF Engineer – (703) 691-7767
Award Amount: $149,756.00
Abstract:
Efforts to counter radar"s effectiveness include passive and active detection and deception techniques. Active radar deception techniques require accurate detection and characterization of the transmitted radar signals (time and spatial domains). Once identified as hostile, active deception… More

Automated Analysis and Verification of Application Program Interfaces (APIs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Reber, Sr. Project Manager – (703) 691-7772
Award Amount: $999,652.00
Abstract:
Fully retesting a modified system is frequently not economically feasible. Thorough retesting takes too much time and costs too much. Trident has established a process and methodology, called Safe Test Boundaries (STB) that improves retesting modified baseline systems. The methodology defines a… More

Multi-input Multi-output Synthetic Aperture Radar with Collocated Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: University of Florida
Principal Investigator: Howard Mendelson, Principle Scientist – (703) 460-5882
Award Amount: $320,775.00
RI Contact: Roslyn Heath
Abstract:
The enormous effort devoted to the data acquisition, signal processing, and automatic recognition of stationary targets has resulted in a generation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems that are meeting the challenge of real-world conditions. However, in a practical battlefield, moving targets… More

Space-Qualifiable Digital Radar Transceiver

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Albert Burgstahler, Principal RF Engineer
Award Amount: $124,886.00
Abstract:
Radar technology offers a very flexible, powerful tool for applications such as object detection, tracking, and characterization, as well as remote sensing, imaging, sounding, weather measurement and analysis. Historically, radar systems have tended to be either large, complex, power-hungry,… More

GMTI Data Exploitation For SWAP Limited Radar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Hucks, Principal Scientist – (321) 409-5627
Award Amount: $149,984.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Trident Systems Inc. (TSI) and the SAZE Technologies propose to develop algorithms to detect and characterize moving targets on the ground, to be used on SWAP-limited radar systems under development or currently in use on DoD UAV Tier II and lower airborne platforms. Trident proposes to… More

High-Speed, High-Fidelity, Reprogrammable Kernel for Use in Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) Systems and High-Speed Signal Digitization and Proce

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Albert Burgstahler, Prin. RF Engineer – (703) 691-7766
Award Amount: $498,824.00
Abstract:
Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) systems apply active RF deception by digitizing a received signal and storing a coherent copy in memory that is delayed and retransmitted (in possibly altered form). As digital electronics signal conversion, generation, and processing technologies advance, radar… More

Amplifier Linearization Module

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jim Hopkins, Prin. RF Engineer – (703) 267-2306
Award Amount: $99,856.00
Abstract:
Power amplifiers are of crucial importance to the tactical utility of a variety of RF systems. Keeping power amplifiers efficient requires running those amplifiers at or near their saturation point which causes non-linear operation. Non-linear operation causes distortion, unwanted interference and… More

Information Sharing between the Global Information Grid (GIG) and the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) system

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Michael Blake, Project Manager – (919) 388-1262
Award Amount: $1,492,971.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Currently, there is no certified, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)-based solution for cross-domain voice and video. More specifically, combatant commands and other agencies have requirements to enable users across different security networks to initiate and receive direct cross-domain… More

Service-Oriented Architecture for Naval Strike Force Interoperability Readiness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jason Reynolds, Sr. Systems Engineer – (703) 267-6741
Award Amount: $959,699.00
Abstract:
The objective of this effort is to develop the Integrated Combat System (ICS) for use in tactical vehicles within the Marine Corps Networking-On-The-Move (NOTM) program. The ICS provides a consolidated view for tactical Command & Control (C2) operations, enabling the capability to operate all C2… More