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Company Information:

Company Name:
3 Phoenix, Inc.
Address:
14585 Avion Pwy
Suite 200
Chantilly, VA
Phone:
(703) 956-6480
URL:
EIN:
201633533
DUNS:
140785929
Number of Employees:
178
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,719,531.00 20
SBIR Phase II $33,159,066.00 20
STTR Phase I $529,696.00 7
STTR Phase II $2,378,538.00 4

Award List:

Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,926.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Chief Hardware Architect
Abstract:
Atmospheric measurements carried out by use of small research aircraft will be greatly enhanced by a data system capable of on-the-fly data reduction, fusion of data sets, graphic representation of the data, and dissemination of the data to users. Mission controllers, mission scientists and sensor… More

Shallow Water Beamformer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Russell Jeffers, Chief Scientist
Research Institution:
George Mason University
RI Contact:
Kathleen Wage
Abstract:
Spatial processing for Navy arrays has been designed in nearly all cases based on the a horizontally propagating plane wave model, the underlying assumption being that energy arrives from far field targets as a superposition of free field traveling waves at frequencies determined by the target… More

GPON Based Real Time Synchronization and Fusion Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$732,507.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Chief Hardware Architect
Abstract:
This effort is focused on the problem of acquiring data from disparate sensors, time synchronizing the data, fusing data from various different sources and sensors, and providing bi-directional communications with analysis devices and personnel in remote locations. 3 Phoenix has proposed a solution… More

Wireless Sensing for Survivable Machinery Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John M. Jamieson, Chief Engineer
Research Institution:
NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Numan S. Dogan
Abstract:
The opportunity presented is to develop a robust innovative shipboard wireless network architecture capable of communication among "intelligent" components within a machinery control system. Significant cost savings can be realized in ship installation if the resultant network is capable of… More

Vector Sensor Array for Torpedo Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,917.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Russell J. Jeffers, Chief Engineer
Research Institution:
PENN STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Gerald C. Lauchle
Abstract:
For the problem of torpedo detection, classification and localization, acoustic vector sensors provide the capability for significant performance improvement. In particular, acoustic vector sensors are inherently directional. Vector sensors are generally defined as co-located pressure sensors and… More

Non-Plane-Wave Noise Source Localization in Very Shallow Water

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$899,953.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
GEORGE MASON UNIV.
RI Contact:
Ann T. McGuigan
Abstract:
Spatial processing for Navy arrays has been designed in nearly all cases based on the a horizontally propagating plane wave model, the underlying assumption being that energy arrives from far field targets as a superposition of free field traveling waves at frequencies determined by the target… More

Wireless Sensing for Survivable Machinery Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$485,630.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Principal
Research Institution:
NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Numan Dogan
Abstract:
Among the Navy's goals for new ship construction in the 21st century are to achieve cost savings in ship installation, to increase survivability of the vital communications infrastructure, and to enable manning reductions through highly automated ship operations. The rapid advancements and… More

Plug-and-Play Structures for Satellite Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,920.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Gregg Johnson, Senior Lead Engineer
Abstract:
The concept of a plug-and-play (PnP) deployable structure intended for configuration, verification and check-out, and deployment presents large challenges in meeting short duration cycling requirements. Specifically, state awareness technologies (e.g., embedded sensing arrays) must be designed and… More

Power Harvesting for Encrypted Wireless Sensor Clusters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,954.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Principal
Research Institution:
NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Numan S. Dogan
Abstract:
Among the Navy's goals for new ship construction are to achieve cost savings in ship installation, to increase survivability of the vital communications infrastructure, and to enable manning reductions through highly automated ship operations. The rapid advancements and proliferation of wireless… More

Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Russell Jeffers, Principal
Abstract:
The current passive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) sonar processing paradigm is manpower-intensive, and relies heavily on expert operators to perform the classification function. 3 Phoenix proposes to apply innovative signal processing technologies to achieve a high level of automation in the… More

Distributed Sensor System Innovations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,916.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Chief Engineer
Abstract:
The primary objective of this Phase I SBIR is to develop cost effective distributed sensor systems which will enable the Navy to reduce the total costs of ownership while achieving system performance and reliability goals. The two most significant challenges facing the Navy sensor systems community… More

Vector Sensor Array for Torpedo Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$492,655.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph A. Murray, Principal
Research Institution:
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
RI Contact:
David Trivett
Abstract:
For successful surveillance applications, targets must be detected, classified and accurately localized. Unambiguous localization is important for successful situational awareness and critical for ship protection. The Navy has a requirement for a single reelable line array of directional sensors… More

Platform routing and data fusion technologies for Cooperative ISR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,865.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Principal
Research Institution:
THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Jeff Weinschenk
Abstract:
In order for collaborative Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) to become a viable mission for an ever-expanding heterogonous UAV fleet, UAV autonomy must achieve autonomy level four (i.e. on-board route re-planning) and beyond (i.e. increasingly complex group coordination), so that… More

Improved Clutter Management Techniques for High Resolution Radars

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,967.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David Oliver, Lead Engineer
Abstract:
The team of 3 Phoenix, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation propose to develop and evaluate technology that provides a substantial performance improvement to the problem of clutter discrimination. The team describes algorithms proposed to achieve substantial performance improvement. The proposed… More

Novel Fiber Optic Methods for Sensing Shape, Orientation and/or Heading of Undersea Arrays and Tethers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Dickerson, Lead Engineer – (240) 604-2332
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
RI Contact:
Michael Todd
Abstract:
Structural state awareness can be vitally important to a wide variety of both commercial and military systems, including buildings, bridges, vehicles and advanced sensors. Equipment required to provide this telemetry has typically been large and heavy making it difficult to incorporate into the… More

Improved Clutter Management Techniques for High Resolution Radars

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dave Oliver, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
Under Phase I, the team of 3 Phoenix, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation developed and evaluated technology that can provide a substantial performance improvement to the problem of clutter management for radar periscope detection and discrimination applications. The proposed technology includes… More

Distributed Sensor System Innovations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$449,938.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The objectives for this Phase II effort follow logically from the Phase I proposal and the ground work laid in Phase I. The overarching goal is to prove a radically different approach to sensor packaging which offers a quantum leap in cost reduction and manufacturability improvement. Preliminary… More

Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Alexander Rabinowitch, Technical Director
Abstract:
The Navy reduced manning requirements drive the need for more sonar automation. Automatically detecting and classifying targets of interest meets the challenge of reduced manning and workloads required for passive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and torpedo detection, classification and localization… More

RF Over Optical Fiber

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,995.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Michael Dickerson, Lead Engineer – (410) 712-0471
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II proposal leverages technologies developed under SBIR Topic AF06-273 to develop cost-effective technology for Radio Frequency (RF) signal distribution over fiber onboard submarines. The technology has the ability to reduce RF signal loss over… More

Embedded Training Techniques for Target Discrimination Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bruce Gallemore, Chief Engineer
Abstract:
Complex systems such as the SPS-74(V) Periscope Detection Radar automatic target recognition system present difficult training challenges for enhancing and maintaining operator proficiency. Technical challenges arise from the nature of software automation. The most difficult recognition cases can… More

In situ learning for underwater object recognition

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Russ Jeffers, Principal
Abstract:
Sea mines are a cost-effective method for hostile forces to attempt to neutralize assets of the U.S. Navy by limiting mobility and creating delay. Mine detection, classification and localization (DCL) is very challenging in littoral environments due to the high clutter, increased background, and… More

Novel Fiber Optic Methods for Sensing Shape, Orientation and/or Heading of Undersea Arrays and Tethers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,300.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Michael Dickerson, Lead Engineer
Research Institution:
Los Alamos National Laboratory
RI Contact:
Charles Reed Farrar
Abstract:
In the Phase I STTR, N08-T029 "Novel Fiber Optic Methods for Sensing Shape, Orientation and/or Heading of Undersea Arrays and Tethers" a concept was developed for a fiber optic sensing array and shape reconstruction algorithm to be used for situation awareness of flexible undersea cable structures.… More

Densely-Packed Target Data Fusion for Naval Mission-level Simulation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tushar Tank, Lead Engineer
Abstract:
We propose a principled data fusion framework that is appropriate for an adaptive classifier implemented with supervised and multi-task learning. The detection and data fusion (DDF) engine will incorporate a novel Bayes-optimal multiple target tracking system. We will investigate several different… More

Distributed Sensor System Innovations - CPP

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,499,990.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Chief Engineer – (919) 562-5333
Abstract:
The objectives for this Phase II effort follow logically from the Phase I proposal and the ground work laid in Phase I. The overarching goal is to prove a radically different approach to sensor packaging which offers a quantum leap in performance, cost reduction and manufacturability improvement.… More

Embedded Training Techniques for Target Discrimination Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,499,510.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bruce Gallemore, Principal
Abstract:
Complex systems such as the AN/SPS-74(V) Periscope Detection Radar automatic target recognition system presents difficult training challenges for enhancing and maintaining operator proficiency. Technical challenges arise from the nature of software automation. The most difficult recognition cases… More

Technologies for Reduced Source Level Sonar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bruce Gallemore, Principal
Abstract:
An innovative towed active sonar concept is proposed which significantly reduces peak and average input power. The system also reduces radiated acoustic source level by approximately 10 dB over previous systems designed for similar applications. The reductions are attained by distribution of source… More

Low Cost, Reliable Towed Sensors Handling Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Chief Engineer
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I investigation is expected to yield innovative technologies for development of a novel approach to array handling systems based on a totally different design for retrieving, deploying, storing and managing submarine towed array systems. The concept is based on the principles of a… More

Improved Torpedo Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Russ Jeffers, Principal
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I investigation is expected to yield innovative technologies for resolving closely spaced torpedo salvos approaching near endfire of towed array sensors. The approaches include active and passive signal processing methods that exploit physical phenomena characteristic of… More

Increased Submarine RF Capacity for Sensors and Surveillance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,871.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Dickerson, Lead Engineer
Abstract:
The proposed technology has the potential to provide an innovative system design for providing optical distribution of RF and digital signals about U.S. submarines. The approach presented in this proposal addresses limitations of current commercially available approaches and serves to reduce the… More

Spread Spectrum Techniques for Sonar Ping Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Russ Jeffers, Principal
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I investigation is expected to yield innovative technologies for covert active sonar operation for antisubmarine warfare. The approach includes an innovative active sonar concept, waveform selection, receive signal processing, and correction of signal distortion by environmental… More

Compact, Covert Periscope with 360 Degree Simultaneous Day/Night Coverage

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Murray, Principal
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I investigation is expected to yield an innovative sensor system design of a very small, lightweight, and minimally detectable periscope imaging system capable of instantaneous 360-degree viewing. The approach exploits innovative research and development activities in advanced… More

Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data-CPP

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Alex Rabinowitch, Senior Lead Engineer
Abstract:
The Navy reduced manning requirements drive the need for more sonar automation. Automatically detecting and classifying targets of interest meets the challenge of reduced manning and workloads required for passive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and torpedo detection, classification and localization… More

Universal Mast Controller

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,893,092.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Murray, Principal – (919) 562-5333
Abstract:
Program Executive Office Submarines (PEO SUB) requires initiatives that help it achieve its Virginia Class platform cost reduction objectives as well as contributing innovative technologies to the Submarine Based Strategic Deterrent (SBSD) development and legacy classes (SSGN). To this end, PEO SUB… More

Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data-CPP

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,499,970.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Alex Rabinowitch, Senior Lead Engineer – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
The Navy reduced manning requirements drive the need for more sonar automation. Automatically detecting and classifying targets of interest meets the challenge of reduced manning and workloads required for passive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and torpedo detection, classification and localization… More

Image Feature Extraction for Improved EW Classification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Director Business Develop – (703) 956-6480
Research Institution:
George Mason University
RI Contact:
Jill Nelson
Abstract:
The team of 3 Phoenix, Inc and George Mason Univserity propose to develop and evaluate innovative algorithms for a multi-modal adaptive data fusion system applicable for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and tracking (ISRT) in general environments. In particular the algorithm will be… More

Adaptive Data Fusion for Real-time Threat Assessment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Business Director – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
We propose a principled data fusion framework that is appropriate for an adaptive classifier implemented with supervised and multi-task learning. The detection and data fusion (DDF) engine will map the results of advanced feature extraction algorithms (weighted multi-dimensional feature vectors)… More

Intelligent Proxies for Automated Mission Planning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Director of Business Deve – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
3 Phoenix, Inc (3Pi) and Monterey Technologies, Inc. (MTI) propose an innovative Automated Mission Planning System (AMPS), which combines the development of an intuitive Operator-Machine Interface (OMI) and an adaptive data fusion algorithm operating under a web based Service Oriented Architecture… More

Engineering Sensors for Towed Array Reliability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Director of Business Deve – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
Submarine thin-line Towed Arrays are subjected to extreme forces during deployment and retrieval in addition to tactical operations. These forces are generally significantly different in nature. In the past it has been especially difficult to monitor and characterize the stress imparted on the array… More

Distributed Sensor System Innovations - CPP

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$4,469,017.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Jamieson, Chief Engineer – (919) 562-5333
Abstract:
The objectives for this Phase II effort follow logically from the Phase I proposal and the ground work laid in Phase I. The overarching goal is to prove a radically different approach to sensor packaging which offers a quantum leap in performance, cost reduction and manufacturability improvement.… More

Increased Submarine RF Capacity for Sensors and Surveillance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$3,799,969.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mike Dickerson, Principal Investigator – (410) 712-0471
Abstract:
3 Phoenix, Inc. (3Pi) plans to continue development of a field-deployable RF over Fiber (RFoF) distribution system that consists of both high-frequency RF optical channels and bi-directional digital channels providing telemetry and data-fusion capability. The development will be focused on the… More

Low Cost, Reliable Towed Sensors Handling Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$339,669.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Lino Verna, Techncial Director - Mech – (919) 562-5333
Abstract:
The current generation of towed array handling systems suffers from additional problems including complexity, difficulty of service and repair, introduction of acoustic noise into the ocean environment, limitations in current control systems, and damage from the harsh marine environment in which… More

Improved Torpedo Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,975.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Russ Jeffers, Principal – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
The SBIR research has demonstrated feasibility of exploiting advanced statistical signal processing algorithms for automated classification and resolution of torpedo salvos. The Phase I research identified candidate methods and algorithms that may be used as a system to enhance salvo detection and… More

Technologies for Reduced Source Level Sonar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,991.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Bruce Gallemore, Principal – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
The overarching objective of our proposal is to demonstrate that the Navy can achieve significant improvement in torpedo detection, within the relatively stringent operational and cost constraints of planned SSTD systems, by applying innovative active sonar technology. Phase I tasks concentrated on… More

Adding Communications Mode Capability in the Periscope Detection Radar (PDR)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Director of Business Deve – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
This proposal describes a low-cost real-time network for sharing the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Common Tactical Picture. An architecture is proposed that uses the SPS-74 Periscope Detection Radar (PDR) as a broadcast transmitter and a low-cost digital receiver system that is installed on all… More

Spread Spectrum Techniques for Sonar Ping Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$3,999,979.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Robert Judd, Business Area Director – (919) 562-5333
Abstract:
The operational need for the Non-Traditional Sensor System (NTSS) technology insertion initiative addresses the need to improve detection of quiet threat submarines in both shallow and deep water environments, and represents a critical submarine capability enhancement. The primary goal is to mature… More

Adaptive Data Fusion for Real-time Threat Assessment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$2,749,148.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Director Business Develop – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
We propose a data fusion framework that is appropriate for an adaptive classifier implemented with supervised and multi-task learning. The detection and data fusion (DDF) engine will map the results of advanced feature extraction algorithms (weighted multi-dimensional feature vectors) onto a… More

Engineering Sensors for Towed Array Reliability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$741,814.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Director Business Develop – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
The most significant challenge facing the Navy Anti-Submarine Warfare community today is Towed Array System availability. Submarine thin-line Towed Arrays in particular are subjected to extreme forces during deployment and retrieval in addition to tactical operations. In the past it has been… More

Compact, Covert Periscope with 360 Degree Simultaneous Day/Night Coverage

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,284,643.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Bob Smarrelli, Director Business Develop – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
3 Phoenix, Inc. proposes to build, integrate, test and deliver a modular non-rotational high definition compact periscope system for use on submerged or surface vehicles. Our design is compliant with the Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) as it is based on commercial interface standards and… More

Autonomous Classification of Acoustic Signals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tushar Tank, Principal Investigator – (919) 562-5333
Abstract:
Actionable situational awareness in cluttered and littoral environments with a passive sensor network requires a cost effective system capable of a high probability of detection of low-level undersea sound sources in large shallow water areas. Distributed passive arrays and autonomous sensor… More

Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) Software to Accelerate Underwater Acoustic Autonomous Modeling and Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Russ Jeffers, Principal Investigator – (703) 956-6480
Abstract:
3 Phoenix, Inc. proposes to develop and evaluate technology that provides a substantial improvement in processing capability for autonomous sonar processing. Improved signal processing, automated classification and propagation models place additional loads on battery power. 3Pi proposes to… More

Engineering Sensors for Towed Array Reliability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$3,999,939.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Tullai, Program Manager – (410) 712-0471
Abstract:
The operational need for this improved towed array technology insertion initiative stems from the necessity to improve availability and reliability of towed arrays in use on submarines in both shallow and deep water environments, and represents a critical submarine capability enhancement. The… More