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Interoperability and compatibility techniques for Counter Radio controlled IED…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
87817
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N082-174-0767
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
NAVY 08-174
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
FIRST RF CORPORATION
5340 Airport Blvd. Boulder, CO -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Interoperability and compatibility techniques for Counter Radio controlled IED Electronic Warfare (CREW) and other Radio Frequency Communication
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N00024-10-C-4147
Award Amount: $298,174.00
 

Abstract:

As modern battlefield scenarios require increasingly greater radio frequency (RF) capabilities from US Army ground vehicles, there is a corresponding requirement to develop antenna systems that ensure the mutual interoperability of these functions. Currently, there is an urgent requirement to address this challenge for two essential RF capabilities: communications and electronic warfare (EW). Communications systems tend to operate at relatively low power levels, and with relatively high sensitivities for both transmit and receive functions. EW systems have comparable sensitivity requirements in their receive modes, but often require very high power levels in their transmit modes to perform their intended function. Because of the mutual sensitivities of the two systems, their simultaneous operation in the necessarily-close proximity afforded by typical US Army ground vehicles is a significant challenge that is not being adequately addressed in current systems. In the proposed Phase II effort, FIRST RF will continue investigation of the isolation techniques demonstrated during Phase I, including options exploiting interaction properties in the spatial, temporal, and spectral domains. To allow government evaluation, FIRST RF will provide prototype hardware and support technical demonstrations at three intervals in the Phase II program.

Principal Investigator:

Farzin Lalezari
Principal Investigator
3034495211
flalezari@firstrf.com

Business Contact:

Theresa Boone
President
3034495211
tboone@firstrf.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

FIRST RF CORPORATION
4865 Sterling Drive Boulder, CO 80301

EIN/Tax ID: 651165101
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No