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Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
77306
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N062-138-0499
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
3 Phoenix, Inc.
14585 Avion Pwy Suite 200 Chantilly, VA 20151-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Techniques for Automatically Exploiting Passive Acoustic Sonar Data
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N65538-07-M-0049
Award Amount: $69,990.00
 

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 detection and classification process in order to reduce the manning and workload levels required for passive ASW. Based on our analysis of many hours of sea test data over the years, we believe that most contacts are readily identifiable by narrowband analysis, and that with the additional features described in this proposal, a high probability of correct classification can be achieved for most contacts. 3 Phoenix will develop innovative signal feature extraction algorithms and target classification architecture while leveraging mature beamforming, signal processing and tracking technologies to address the problem of automatic classification for operator alert.

Principal Investigator:

Russell Jeffers
Principal
7039566480
russ.jeffers@3phoenix.com

Business Contact:

Joseph A. Liverman
Principal
7039566480
andy.liverman@3phoenix.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

3 PHOENIX, INC.
13135 Lee Jackson Hwy, Suite 330 Fairfax, VA 22033

EIN/Tax ID: 201633533
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No