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Company Information:

Company Name: Adroit Systems, Inc.
City: Bellevue
State: WA
Zip+4: 98004 0555
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (425) 450-3930

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,122,984.00 33
SBIR Phase II $8,629,201.00 14
STTR Phase I $0.00 1
STTR Phase II $499,918.00 1

Award List:

DIRECTED ENERGY SYSTEM POINTING THROUGH GEOSYNCRONOUS POSITIONING SATELLITE INTERFEROMETRY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David Oberg
Award Amount: $49,600.00

DIRECTED ENERGY SYSTEM POINTING THROUGH GEOSYNCRONOUS POSITIONING SATELLITE INTERFEROMETRY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David Oberg
Award Amount: $622,000.00
Abstract:
Current studies concentrate on global positioning system (gps) as a spacecraft attitude determination tool. two gps antennas receiving the same signal can compare their relative phases to determine the angle between the two antennas and the gps satellite. by computing the angle to three or more… More

LOW ELEVATION SENSITIVE GPS ANTENNA WITH MULTIPATH SUPPRESSION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Richard D Jurgens , Gps Program Manager
Award Amount: $49,914.00
Abstract:
Adroit systems, inc. proposes to design a new antenna for a differential gps (dgps) base receiver in phase i, and to prototype and test this antenna in phase ii. this new antenna will incorporate optimum low elevation gain and multipath suppression to allow the tracking of satellites at elevations… More

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS QUALITY METRICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William R Williamson , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,906.00
Abstract:
This research will develop an extensive set of quality metrics for the evaluation of idef model quality, inparticular, and for the evaluation of systems analysis model quality, in general. the research is the continuation of investigations already performed by the principal investigator, mr. william… More

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM ATTITUDE CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Richard D Jurgens , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,990.00
Abstract:
A prototype guidance and control system sensor for directed energy weapons is proposed. this guidance subsystem sensor will use the global positioning system (gps) satellite constellation for both position and attitude determination of the dew. this gps attitude determination system can be can be… More

DYNAMIC GPS ATTITUDE DETERMINING SYSTEM FOR MARINE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Richard D Jurgens , Gps Program Manager
Award Amount: $49,815.00

DYNAMIC GPS ATTITUDE DETERMINING SYSTEM FOR MARINE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Richard D Jurgens , Gps Program Manager
Award Amount: $297,088.00
Abstract:
A 3-dimensional attitude sensor which uses gps carrier phaseinterferometry is proposed for analysis and concept testing in phase i, and prototyping in phase ii. the resulting sensor will be accurate at any latitude. adroit systems proposes to enhance its successful 2-dimensional, static gpsattitude… More

AN INNOVATIVE OBSTACLE DETECTION SYSTEM FOR HIGH SPEED GUIDED GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Dr Thomas R Bussing , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $49,821.00
Abstract:
An innovative obstacle detection system based on a rail-guided propeller-driven pod containing a microwave radar sensor is proposed. the sensor pod will travel a few miles ahead of the high speed train or maglev vehicle, detect potential obstacles, and enact an appropriate warning or avoidance… More

A NOVEL VERY-LOW-COST AIRBREATHING PROPULSION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $49,657.00

AN OPEN FRAMEWORK FOR SUBSYSTEM INFORMATION SHARING ON THE ESAA FAMILY OF VEHICLES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Thomas R. A. Bussing
Award Amount: $45,098.00

A NOVEL VERY-LOW-COST AIRBREATHING PROPULSION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $74,847.00
Abstract:
Currently, airbreathing propulsion systems which operate in the high subsonic regime are expensive, complex, heavy and use perishable fuels. to overcome these limitations, a novel propulsion concept based on a pulse detonation engine (pde) or a conventional ramjet combustor (crc) coupled with a… More

Autonomous, Hand-Held Satellite Location and Pointing System (SLAPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard D. Jurgens
Award Amount: $49,955.00
Abstract:
Adroit Systems, Inc. proposes to develop a hand-held , autonomous Satellite Location and Point System (SLAPS). The system will store communication satellites' ephemeris data to calculate and display visibility windows. SLAPS also will use this data to calculate the azimuth and elevation angle to the… More

AN INNOVATIVE SOFTWARE TOOL TO AID NETWORK ENGINEERS IN PLANNING, UPGRADING, AND MAINTAINING MULTI-NETWORKS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James T. Geier
Award Amount: $48,648.00
Abstract:
ASI proposes developing a novel MultiNetwork Engineering Tool which is innovative in its unique integration of several state-of-the-art technologies with established technologies. The state-of-the-art technologies include unique network data visualization algorithms, a data driven intelligent… More

An Innovative Pulse Detonation Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $69,967.00

A Novel Hydrogen-Fueled Propulsion System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Thomas R.A. Bussing
Award Amount: $49,814.00

Advanced Avionics Test, Evaluation, and Analysis System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Darryl R.stroup
Award Amount: $68,608.00
Abstract:
Avionics flight tests are critical for evaluating weapon systems in operational environments not cost-effectively emulated in flight test. This proposal is for an AATEAS designed to provide the tools necessary to obtain optimal results during avionics testing using established techniques in various… More

PULSE DETONATION SYNTHESIS FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE CERAMIC COMPOSITES AND COATINGS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Thomas Bussing
Award Amount: $58,411.00
Abstract:
Adroit Systems, Inc. will develop a Pulse Detonation Synthesis (PDS) process to manufacture ceramic powders from gas-powder reactant mixtures more efficiently and inexpensively than current methods. A high combustion rate and simple design make the PDS system capable of mass producing these powders,… More

A Novel Hydrogen-Fueled Propulsion System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Thomas R.A. Bussing
Award Amount: $493,000.00

Deep Integration of Geometric Avionics Sensor Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Derryl Stroup
Award Amount: $79,571.00
Abstract:
Adroit Systems, Inc. (ASI) is proposing to develop the concept of a geometric vector that is updated by deeply integrated avionics sensor data. Deep integration is a technique of sensor fusion that promises greater performance and robustness than possible with cascaded frameworks. Many of today's… More

A Gps-Based Attitude Determining System To Aid High Dynamic Flight Test Data Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles E. Rodgers , Gps Engineering Manager
Award Amount: $69,990.00

Experimental and Analytical Evaluation of Solid Fueled Gas Generator Effluents Suitable for High Mach Combined Cycle PDE Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $79,980.00

An Innovative Pulse Detonation Rocket Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Thomas Bussing , Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $69,953.00

An Innovative Pulse Detonation Rocket Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas R.a.bussing
Award Amount: $79,378.00

An Innovative Pulse Detonation Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $749,641.00
Abstract:
Currently, airbreathing propulsion systems which operate in the subsonic to high supersonic regime are expensive, complex and heavy. To overcome these limitations, a novel propulsion concept based on a liquid hydrocarbon-fueled Pulse Detonation Engine (PDE) is proposed. The innovation draws from… More

Adv Tech for Minimization of Deflagration to Detonation Transition Distance in PDE Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael J. Aarnio
Award Amount: $99,854.00

A Novel Non-Lethal Effects Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $69,963.00

Experimental and Analytical Evaluation of Solid Fueled Gas Generator Effluents Suitable for High Mach Combined Cycle PDE Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $808,972.00
Abstract:
The topic presented in this proposal has direct application to the development and demonstration of high Mach combined cycle engines. The proposed effort would allow the coupling of a pulse detonation engine (PDE) with a realistic solid fueled gas generator. The specific key technical problems… More

An Innovative Pulse Detonation Rocket Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas R.a.bussing
Award Amount: $749,641.00
Abstract:
The opportunity addressed in this proposal is an innovative pulse detonation rocket engine (PDRE) which could significantly out-perform current state-of-the-art chemical rocket propulsion systems. The innovation is based in a novel combustion concept developed by Adroit Systems, Inc. (ASI) in the… More

Adv Tech for Minimization of Deflagration to Detonation Transition Distance in PDE Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael J. Aarnio
Award Amount: $746,839.00
Abstract:
Adroit Systems Inc. (ASI) proposes to develop an innovative concept which reduces the required volume of predetonator mixture in pulse detonation engines (PDEs). The propulsive efficiency of the PDE hinges on the ability to quickly initiate a detonation in a fuel/air mixture. Since most… More

A Novel Non-Lethal Effects Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas R.a. Bussing
Award Amount: $749,814.00
Abstract:
The topic presented in this proposal has direct application to the development of non-lethal devices capable of temporarily incapacitating personnel, controlling crowds, immobilizing small vehicles, and other applications where a controlled amount of acoustic c energy needs to be delivered a a… More

Fast-Acting Cryogenic Injection Valves for Pulse Detonation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Tom E. Bratkovich
Award Amount: $99,874.00
Abstract:
The opportunity addressed in this proposal is a fast-acting cryogenic injection valve for pulse detonation rocket engines (PDREs), which are predicted to significantly out-perform current state-of-the-art chemical deflagrative rocket propulsion systems. The developed valve would allow high mass… More

Fast-Acting Cryogenic Injection Valves for Pulse Detonation Rocket Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Tom E. Bratkovich
Award Amount: $748,856.00
Abstract:
The opportunity addressed in this proposal is a fast-acting cryogenic injection valve for pulse detonation rocket engines (PDREs), which are predicted to significantly out-perform current state-of-the-art chemical deflagrative rocket propulsion systems. The developed valve would allow high mass… More

Pulse Detonation Combustors (PDCs) for Coal Combustion-Based Power Systems, Inc.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas R. A. Bussing , V.P., Mgr. AASD
Award Amount: $74,998.00
Abstract:
51069-98-I Pulse Detonation Combustors (PDCs) for Coal Combustion-Based Power Systems, Inc.--Adroit Systems, Inc., 411-108th Avenue, N.E., Suite 1080, Bellevue, WA 98004-5515; (703) 684-2900 Dr. Thomas R. A. Bussing, Principal Investigator Mr. Russell Scholl, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

CDL OPNET ANALYSIS SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John T Lenihan
Award Amount: $80,510.00
Abstract:
The CDL Standard and associated channelization structure was established over 20 years ago and are not optimized for current networking technologies. As networking technologies are integrated into CDL and new sensors are deployed, the demand for CDL bandwidth is increasing. Specifically, the… More

Intelligent Tutor Development for Information Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Glenn J. Larsen
Award Amount: $99,823.00
Abstract:
Adroit Systems Inc. (ASI), in association with Klein Associates Inc., proposes to develop an Intelligent Computer Aided Instruction (ICAI) training system for information operations personnel to maximize mission effectiveness and achieve Information Superiority. Training objectives will focus on… More

Atmospheric Water Vapor Adsorption for Mars In Situ Resource Utilization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $69,978.00

Advanced Fuel Additives for PDEs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Erik Christofferson
Award Amount: $69,995.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Thomas R A Bussing , V.P., Mgr. AASD
Award Amount: $749,982.00

Imagery Analyst Interface for Ultra-Spectral Imaging Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeff Bradford
Award Amount: $99,974.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Pennsylvania State University
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: N/A

Advanced Fuel Additives for PDEs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kevin Williams
Award Amount: $496,170.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeff Bradford, Division Manager
Award Amount: $99,972.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Gary Lidstone, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $69,968.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Tom Bratkovich, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $69,999.00

An Innovative Non-Catalytic Thruster for Satellite Attitude Control Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mr. 1. Bratkovich, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
The innovation addressed in this proposal is the development of a non-catalytic thruster for an attitude control system that employs an environmentally friendly (¿green¿) monopropellant. The thruster and tailored propellant blends developed during the course of this proposed program would… More

An Innovative Non-Catalytic Thruster for Satellite Attitude Control Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mr. 1. Bratkovich, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The innovation addressed in this proposal is the development of a non-catalytic thruster for an attitude control system that employs an environmentally friendly (¿green¿) monopropellant. The thruster and tailored propellant blends developed during the course of this proposed program would… More

Human Centric Fusion in the Modern Intelligence Community

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeff Bradford, Division Manager SEID
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The intelligence community is hampered in its ability to provide information to a gamut of users. The critical shortfalls are database access, timely data fusion, robust dissemination techniques, and communications bandwidth. This effort will create adynamic and responsive intelligence… More

Human Centric Fusion in the Modern Intelligence Community

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeff Bradford, Division Manager SEID
Award Amount: $742,351.00
Abstract:
The intelligence community is hampered in its ability to provide information to a gamut of users. The critical shortfalls are database access, timely data fusion, robust dissemination techniques, and communications bandwidth. This effort will create adynamic and responsive intelligence… More