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Improved End-Fire Tracking Algorithms (IETA)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N101-062-0369
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
N101-062
Solicitation Number:
2010.1
Small Business Information
Daniel H. Wagner, Associates, Incorporat
559 West Uwchlan Avenue Suite 140 Exton, PA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Improved End-Fire Tracking Algorithms (IETA)
Agency: DOD
Contract: N00024-11-C-4188
Award Amount: $747,516.00
 

Abstract:

In this project Wagner Associates, with Pennsylvania State University/Applied Research Laboratory (PSU/ARL) as a subcontractor, will develop Improved End-fire Tracking Algorithms (IETA) that will accomplish the goals of this R & D project: I. Accurately resolve closely spaced multiple torpedoes in towed array end-fire II. Accurately track closely spaced multiple torpedoes in towed array end-fire III. Generate accurate and timely alerts for torpedoes in towed array end-fire To achieve Goal I we will utilize advanced techniques for estimating the number of objects in end-fire, and for estimating the bearing and spectrum of each object. To achieve Goal II we will take the detection reports produced by the signal processing algorithms and maintain tracks over time using multiple hypothesis data fusion, Gaussian sum tracking and Interacting Multiple Model (IMM) target motion models, Bayesian association, and non-Gaussian localization techniques. To achieve Goal III we will utilize enhanced Bayesian inference techniques.

Principal Investigator:

W. Monach
Vice President
(757) 727-7700
GovtMktg@pa.wagner.com

Business Contact:

W. Monach
Vice President
(757) 727-7700
GovtMktg@pa.wagner.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Daniel H. Wagner, Associates, Incorporat
559 West Uwchlan Avenue Suite 140 Exton, PA -

EIN/Tax ID: 231677707
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No