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Company Information:

Company Name: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.
City: Fairfax
State: VA
Zip+4: 22031 1214
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (703) 883-0506

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,626,526.00 23
SBIR Phase II $7,745,695.00 12
STTR Phase I $149,673.00 1

Award List:

AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE NEURAL NET COMPUTER WHICH INTEGRATES DATA FROM ARTIS OPUS AND MK XV TO IDENTIFY AIR TARGETS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Patrick W Johnson
Award Amount: $44,873.00

EXERCISE AND RECREATION EQUIPMENT FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: David w. rose , DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH
Award Amount: $28,000.00
Abstract:
This research is directed toward the development of tech- nologies and devices which will allow for improvements in exercise and recreational activities for handicapped and disabled individuals. the specific approach is to combine the therapeutic value of existing exercise equipment with the… More

AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE NEURAL NET COMPUTER WHICH INTEGRATES DATA FROM ARTIS OPUS AND MK XV TO IDENTIFY AIR TARGETS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Patrick W Johnson
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Present and planned air-to-air missiles have effective ranges that greatly exceed a pilot's ability to identify an aircraft. as a result, the effectiveness of these weapons is greatly reduced. systems such as artis, opus and mk xv iff increase the range at which aircraft can be identified, but each… More

SENSOR FUSION USING ELECTRO-OPTIC AND RADAR SIGNAL MODULATION DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David W Rose
Award Amount: $49,785.00

Radio Frequency (RF) Seeker Antenna for High Speed

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $50,000.00

SENSOR FUSION USING ELECTRO-OPTIC AND RADAR SIGNAL MODULATION DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David W Rose
Award Amount: $486,434.00
Abstract:
The navy f-14 fighter currently has two primary systems which can be used for the identification of non-cooperative air targets: the television camera set (tcs) and a radar signal modulation (rsm) processor coupled to the awg-9 fire control radar. currently, data from these systems is processed… More

Radio Frequency (RF) Seeker Antenna for High Speed

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $734,411.00
Abstract:
An electronically scanned conformal array is proposed for a new generation of air-to-air missile seeker antenna. This new type of antenna array has the potential to impact the capabilities and performance of new missiles in multiple areas. - Cost Reduction - The seeker antenna system proposed is… More

Propulsion Capability for 3-Inch Submarine Countermeasures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James J Lascody
Award Amount: $99,919.00

Low Frequency (50-500 Mhz) Radar Sensor System For Measurement Of Terrestrial Vegetative Biomass

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson , President
Award Amount: $69,998.00

Propulsion Capability for 3-Inch Submarine Countermeasures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James J Lascody
Award Amount: $749,751.00
Abstract:
An operational requirement is projected for an inexpensive, mobile, submarine acoustic countermeasure capability. A significant tactical advantage is gained by putting as much distance as possible between the submarine (launch platform) and the mobile countermeasure. An additional advantage is… More

Micro-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (MUAV) Critical-Technologies-Communications Architecture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Johnson
Award Amount: $98,905.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the requirements for a Micro Aerial Vehicle (uAV) communications systems. The RF link between an airborne uAV and uAV Ground Control Station (MGCS) presents significant technical challenges. The central issue is the competing requirements of communications system complexity… More

Armament Research-Conformal Array for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Brian T. Boone
Award Amount: $96,777.00

Low Frequency (50-500 Mhz) Radar Sensor System For Measurement Of Terrestrial Vegetative Biomass

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson , President
Award Amount: $587,858.00

Armament Research-Conformal Array for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Brian T. Boone
Award Amount: $749,992.00
Abstract:
Amelex in cooperation with Ball Aerospace proposes to develop an electronically scanned side-looking radar antenna, which would be mounted conformal to the semi-cylindrical surface of an airborne missile system. The Phase I objective is the completion of a feasibility study to establish the… More

Detector/Amplifier/Mixer Array for a Low Cost Imaging Ladar

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $99,965.00
Abstract:
Current production ladar system and components involve coherent optical system using pulse waveform. "bile demonstrating impressive accuracy and resolution, the system are coupler, difficult to manufacture, and thereby erpensive. An alternative approach is being investigated for short range system… More

Low Frequency (LF), Ultra Wideband (UWB), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Antennas Compatible with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) offer a lower risk and lower cost platform for the use of an Ultra Wide Band (UWE) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) system for the detection of ground targets concealed by foliage. Given the size, weight, and power restrictions of a UAV, an impulse radar is an… More

Single Pixel FM/CW Range-Only Laser Radar (LADAR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $99,963.00
Abstract:
The main thrust of this proposed effort is to design, develop, and fabricate a low cost, producible, robust and rugged, one pixel, range-only laser radar (Ladar) fuze sensor sufficient to support the safe and reliable delivery of a ballistic round against an intended target. A CW/FW waveform is… More

Operational Trainer for FFG-7 AAW Combat System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $69,603.00
Abstract:
The proposed prototype Operational Trainer for the FFG-7 AAW Combat System will provide the US Navy with a means for training the FFG-7 AAW combat team to operate their equipment in condition 1 watch stations. Each watch station will be provided with the ability to train as they fight by allowing… More

Compact Sensors and Guidance for Mid-Caliber Naval Guns

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph T. Siewick
Award Amount: $69,970.00
Abstract:
One of the most important applications of mid-caliber (5-inch) Naval guns is in meeting the defensive requirements of the Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS). The function of the CIWS is to engage and defeat aircraft and cruise missile threats that have avoided or survived the extended area defenses.… More

Advanced SAR Techniques at VHF (88-108 MHz) for Mine and Unexploded Ordnance Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $69,971.00
Abstract:
Airborne SAR systems currently exist and are used for wide-area surveillance and ground mapping. The majority of deployed systems have frequencies (400 MHz-30 GHz) which, in most cases, cannot penetrate the soil to the depth required for detection of buried mines and unexploded ordnance. Lower… More

Integration of Mode S into Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Vern Parde
Award Amount: $69,625.00

Acoustic Technology Enhancement for 3

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James Lascody
Award Amount: $69,996.00

Ground-Water Monitoring System for Multiple Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson, Vice President R&D
Award Amount: $99,871.00
Abstract:
65177 Remote sensing is required for the measurement of sequestered carbon in heavily wooded areas. Airborne or satellite borne radar measurement systems would be preferred due to their ability to cover large areas rapidly and be used in all weather conditions, both day and night. However,… More

Optimum Organization of Maintenance Aiding Information

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Patrick Johnson, Principle Investigator
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems are required to provide all weather day/night imaging of ground targets. Requirements exist for a smaller, less expensive, and more covert SAR system. ZAI/Amelex has introduced a new SAR waveform and systemwhich is very small, light weight, and low… More

Optimum Organization of Maintenance Aiding Information

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Patrick Johnson, Principle Investigator
Award Amount: $399,849.00
Abstract:
Airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems are required to provide all weather day/night imaging of ground targets. Requirements exist for a smaller, less expensive, and more covert SAR system. ZAI/Amelex has introduced a new SAR waveform and systemwhich is very small, light weight, and low… More

Acoustic Technology Enhancement for 3

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James J. Lascody, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $584,573.00
Abstract:
"The 3 inch Acoustic Device, Countermeasure (ADC) MK2 is theNavy's standard torpedo countermeasure which has been deployedon submarines for over 20 years. The Mobile ADC MK2 device iscurrently under development and will provide significanttactical value in putting as much seperation between… More

BioSar: An Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar System for the Remote Sensing of Carbon

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $749,193.00
Abstract:
65177 Remote sensing is required for the measurement of sequestered carbon in heavily wooded areas. Airborne or satellite borne radar measurement systems would be preferred due to their ability to cover large areas rapidly and be used in all weather conditions, both day and night. However,… More

BioSar: An Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar System for the Remote Sensing of Carbon

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
65177 Remote sensing is required for the measurement of sequestered carbon in heavily wooded areas. Airborne or satellite borne radar measurement systems would be preferred due to their ability to cover large areas rapidly and be used in all weather conditions, both day and night. However,… More

Plant and Soil Sequestration of Carbon

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,836.00
Abstract:
75471-Measurement techniques are needed to validate technologies developed to assure the long-term sequestration of carbon in man-made and natural environments. In particular, a capability is required to determine increases in carbon fixation or sequestration of 1 tonne per hectare per year. This… More

Instrumentation Systems for Monitoring and Verifying Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,836.00
Abstract:
75470-The sequestration of carbon is a major world-wide goal for reducing the greenhouse effect. New, low cost methods are needed for determining and verifying carbon sequestration and for lowering its overall cost. Existing biomass and carbon survey methods and technologies are too slow, too… More

Plant and Soil Sequestration of Carbon

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson, Dr.
Award Amount: $749,701.00
Abstract:
75471S Measurement techniques are needed to validate technologies developed to enhance the net long-term sequestration of carbon in man-made and natural environments. In particular, a capability is required to determine increases in carbon fixation or sequestration of 1 tonne per hectare per year.… More

A Multifunction UWB Radar Sensor for Enhanced Helicopter Flight Safety and Minefield Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson, VP R&D
Award Amount: $69,821.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposal is directed at the development of the design for a helicopter radar landing aid to assist the pilot in landing in brown out or white out conditions where the helicopter is engulfed in a cloud of sand or snow as it descends. The proposed down-looking, time modulated ultra… More

STTR Phase I: Airborne Biomass and Carbon Measurements of Hardwood and Mixed Forests

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: VPI
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson, Dr
Award Amount: $149,673.00
RI Contact: Randolph B. Wynne
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I research project aims to develops a system for remote analysis of the carbon and biomass content of hardwood and mixed forests through airboune hyperspectral imaging techniques. Existing remote sensing systems can estimate the biomass of… More

A Multifunction UWB Radar Sensor for Enhanced Helicopter Flight Safety and Minefield Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Patrick W. Johnson, Sr. VP, R&D, PI
Award Amount: $724,230.00
Abstract:
A new system is required aboard U.S. Army helicopters to assist the pilot in the landing of the aircraft in brown out or white out conditions. The brown out condition occurs when a helicopter attempts to land in a sandy environment and the downwash from the rotor kicks up the sand, engulfing the… More

Advance Antenna and Processing Solutions for Multi-Functional Target Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Bomono Emessiene, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $69,813.00
Abstract:
Advances have been made in the radar detection of IED/EFPs. However, multiple targets are detected in a clutter rich environment. Current radar systems cannot discriminate a threat from a non-threat, therefore all detections must be treated as potential threats and either remediated or avoided. This… More

Advance Antenna and Processing Solutions for Multi-Functional Target Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Bomono A. Emessiene, Director, R&D
Award Amount: $729,703.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of a sensor capable of detecting IEDs and EFPs under camouflage and in the presence of urban clutter. The proposed sensor builds upon previous ZAI efforts. The system proposed for this new effort consists of a new full polarimetric (FulPol) array of antenna… More