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Company Information:

Name: Goleta Star LLC
Address: P O Box 1465
Lomita, CA 90717
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (310) 891-2435

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $469,000.00 5
SBIR Phase II $2,956,107.00 4

Award List:

Ultra-Light Interlaced Active Electronically Steerable Antennas (ULI-AESA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Cheng Pao, PI
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
Goleta Star LLC with support from academia, Quinstar and other supporting businesses proposes to develop an Ultra-Light Interlaced Active Electronically Steerable Antennas (ULI-AESA) at two frequencies to support dual shared aperture usage. There are a number of alternative solutions that will be… More

Feature-Aided Tracking, Detection, and Identification of Moving Targets Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mehrdad Soumekh, PI
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Goleta Star LLC with support from academia, Quinstar and other supporting businesses proposes to develop advanced capability for feature-aided tracking, detection and ID of Moving Targets using SAR. This effort is concerned with single or dual receiver channel SAR data processing to detect, track… More

W-Band Circular Electrically Scanned Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Cheng Pao, PI
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Goleta Star LLC with support from Academia, Quinstar and other supporting businesses proposes to develop a W-Band Circular Electrically Scanned Array (CESA). There are a number of alternative solutions which will be traded off in Phase I. The baseline proposed approach balances front end… More

Feature-Aided Tracking, Detection, and Identification of Moving Targets Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mehrdad Soumekh, PI
Award Amount: $749,773.00
Abstract:
The Goleta Star LLC team proposes to develop advanced capability for feature-aided tracking, detection and ID of Moving Targets, vehicles and dismounts, using SAR. In Phase I we developed coherent moving target detection algorithms using an along track monopulse SAR system, and demonstrated the… More

W-Band Circular Electrically Scanned Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Cheng Pao, PI
Award Amount: $729,999.00
Abstract:
Goleta Star LLC with support from Quinstar and Academia will develop a low-cost lite-weight W-band ESA. The approach is based upon a novel architecture, and will provide E-scan in two dimensions. It is scalable to other frequencies and larger apertures. It is particularly attractive at W-band… More

Ultra-Light Interlaced Active Electronically Steerable Antennas (ULI-AESA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Cheng Pao, PI
Award Amount: $749,037.00
Abstract:
There is a pressing need for both ground based and small UAV applications for low-cost and high-efficiency MMW 2-D AESA capability, interlaced with a dual lower frequency aperture. This combination will enable both communications and radar from the same aperture. Goleta Star LLC with support from… More

Synthetic Aperture Radar Ground Moving Target Indicator (SAR/GMTI) for Detection, ID, and Tracking, of Moving Targets from Airborne Radar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Kirk, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Goleta Star LLC team proposes to develop improved change detection algorithms that are well suited to applications that use persistent RF sensors for detecting, tracking, locating, and identifying targets in urban areas. We plan to develop advanced change detection algorithms that specifically… More

Synthetic Aperture Radar Ground Moving Target Indicator (SAR/GMTI) for Detection, ID, and Tracking, of Moving Targets from Airborne Radar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Kirk, PI – (310) 891-2435
Award Amount: $727,298.00
Abstract:
The Goleta Star LLC team proposes to develop improved change detection algorithms that are well suited to applications that use persistent RF sensors for detecting, tracking, locating, and identifying targets in urban areas. We plan to develop advanced change detection algorithms that specifically… More

Real-Time Dismount Detection and Tracking Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Kirk, Vice President – (310) 891-2435
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
AFRL-WPAFB has initiated various programs to better understand the coherent information in SAR data. The current effort is intended to further this objective by developing algorithms to detect dismounts in SAR imagery that are acquired via: i) subaperture monostatic and along-track bistatic… More