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Development of a Low Observable, Multi-Band Antenna System

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Department of Defense
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2012 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Systems & Processes Engineering Corporat
7050 Burleson Road Austin, TX 78744
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Development of a Low Observable, Multi-Band Antenna System
Agency: DOD
Contract: HQ0147-12-C-7895
Award Amount: $99,979.00


Targets for the BMDS must maintain signatures that resemble specified threat targets with high validity while simultaneously providing telemetry to the ground. Current telemetry systems distort the target RCS which substantially reduces the validity of test signatures. Systems and Processes Engineering Corporation, teaming with Ohio State University Electro Science Laboratory and with ITT is proposing the development of a Low Observable, Multi-band Antenna System capable of supporting Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) telemetry needs, while simultaneously providing minimal impact to target signatures. The SPEC team"s design will result in a multi-band, low observable antenna system for MDA targets that will yield an ultra-low Radar Cross Section (RCS) in the S and X bands, while supporting telemetry requirements in the L, S and C bands. As a current provider of MDA target/countermeasure subsystems and with personnel involved in ballistic missile targets and countermeasures for over forty years, SPEC is very familiar with the need for accurate and high fidelity threat objects. The SPEC team provides world class antenna design capability, matched with comprehensive target design, development and production capabilityan array of capabilities which are essential to the development of Low Observable, Multi-Band Antennas.

Principal Investigator:

William Hallidy
Principal Investigator
(512) 479-7732

Business Contact:

Adrian Stechnij
Dir. of Contracts
(512) 479-7732
Small Business Information at Submission:

Systems & Processes Engineering Corporation (SPEC)
6800 Burleson Road Building 320 Austin, TX -

EIN/Tax ID: 742426518
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No