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Company Information:

Company Name: Anro Engineering, Inc.
City: Lexington
State: MA
Zip+4: 02173
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,097,936.00 18
SBIR Phase II $4,049,964.00 8

Award List:

OF NUCLEAR STORAGE FACILITIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Gerald f ross ph d
Award Amount: $45,000.00
Abstract:
Since 1975, the usaf has developed through its fuzing branch, eglin afb, a new class of proximity detectors known as baseband reflectometer (bar) systems. in addition to having excellent resolution (e.g.less than a foot), bar systems have been made immune to many forms of jamming and have been used… More

NOVEL FIBER OPTIC MULTIMODE FEED FOR MONOPULSE LIDAR ANTENNA APPLICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald F Ross
Award Amount: $54,247.00

RADAR EVALUATION HANDBOOK

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David k barton
Award Amount: $49,632.00
Abstract:
Most of the technical literature in radar is written for professionalsin that field. the proposed radar evaluation handbook will contain technical data and procedures for radar evaluation, but will be addressed to the needs of generalists for whom radar is only one of many technical disciplines… More

AN OPTICAL FIBER INTRUSION LOCATION (FIBLOC) SENSOR FOR SURFACE AND SUBSURFACE PERIMETER PROTECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr gerald f ross
Award Amount: $55,759.00
Abstract:
The proposed fibloc sensor provides an economic means to protect, literally, miles of a preferred perimeter region against unauthorized intrusions. the optical fibers employed int he fibloc sensor propagate cw or pulsed infrared light signals whose transmission and/or reflection sensitivity is… More

EXTENDING THE PERFORMANCE OF ANRO'S BASEBAND REFLECTOMETER (ABR) FOR U.S. NAVY IMPULSE RADAR APPLICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald F Ross
Award Amount: $54,940.00

NOVEL FIBER OPTIC MULTIMODE FEED FOR MONOPULSE LIDAR ANTENNA APPLICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald F Ross
Award Amount: $499,000.00
Abstract:
A novel multimode feed for a coherent amplitude monopulse lidar is proposed. the heart of this feed configuration is a multimode gradient index (slab) fiber coupled to the second fiber identical with the first to form a multimode directional coupler with specialized performance. the signal (beacon… More

RADAR ANTENNA CROSS-SECTION REDUCTION TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald F Ross
Award Amount: $54,616.00
Abstract:
No abstract at this time

EXTENDING THE PERFORMANCE OF ANRO'S BASEBAND REFLECTOMETER (ABR) FOR U.S. NAVY IMPULSE RADAR APPLICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald F Ross
Award Amount: $497,300.00
Abstract:
The purpose of the phase i program is to conduct a survey of the state of the art of impulse radar technology and its applicability to u.s. navy problems. anro proposes to conduct both a theoretical and experimental study by using an existing short range impluse radar, developed under a current dna… More

NEXT GENERATION ULTRA WIDEBAND (UWB) INTRUSTION DETECTION RADAR FOR THE PROTECTION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald F Ross
Award Amount: $53,519.00

INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILE (ICBM) BASING SECURITY TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gerald F Ross Phd , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $53,802.00
Abstract:
Impulse radar has been shown to be very flexible and cost-effective for fixed and mobile security surveillance. the first impulse radar security system introduced for military applications is portable, light-weight, and has a range of 300 feet against a walking human target. this class of sensor is… More

NEXT GENERATION ULTRA WIDEBAND (UWB) INTRUSTION DETECTION RADAR FOR THE PROTECTION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald F Ross
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Abstract:
Impulse radar which derives its "main bang", a transient, by exciting an antenna cavity with a subnanosecond pulse has been shown to be very effective for intrusion detection. a recent sbir program completed for dna resulted in the development of a new low cost, light weight, radar sensor for the… More

THE ADDITION OF AN UWB DATA LINK TO ANRO'S IMPULSE RADAR SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald F. Ross, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $50,653.00
Abstract:
1An UWB data link is proposed to be added to an existing ANRO impulse radar sensor by creating a block orthogonal transmission scheme (e.g., pulse position modulation) where one of M equal-energy orthogonal signals is transmitted each pulse repetition period together with the radar main bang.… More

Electronic Laser Beam Scan with a Switched Focal Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Gerald Ross, Phd
Award Amount: $54,908.00
Abstract:
A laser beam will be totally electronically scanned among any number of discrete angular positions within a nearly 180 degree sector by exciting an array of elements disposed over the focal surface of a lens or reflector through a set of controlled switches. Feasibility of the proposed switched… More

UWB Technology for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and other airborne applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

"AN ELECTRONICALLY SCANNED IMPULSE RADAR FOR THE DETECTION OF MINES"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Gerald F. Ross, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $50,000.00

"AN ELECTRONICALLY SCANNED IMPULSE RADAR FOR THE DETECTION OF MINES"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Gerald F. Ross, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $526,561.00
Abstract:
An innovative advancement in scanning impulse radar array technology offers a new capability to detect buried metallic and nonmetallic mines. the scanning impulse radar array system will incorporate active cancellation and polarization control to enhance the mine-soil interface to permit detection.… More

Low Cost, General Purpose Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Radar Fuze

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gerald F. Ross, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $56,422.00
Abstract:
A low-cost radar fuze is proposed based on an innovative impuse-generated Ultra-Wideband (UWB) source developed by ANRO Engineering, Inc. (ANRO) under IR&D Funds. The new source offers simplicity of design and implementation, and inherent jam resistance and low probability of intercept properties.… More

UWB Technology for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and other airborne applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $300,000.00

Batteryless Sensors for Intrusion Detection and Assessment of Threats

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Gerald F. Ross, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $96,493.00

Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Technology for Covert Airborne Radio and Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gerald Ross
Award Amount: $79,786.00

Batteryless Sensors for Intrusion Detection and Assessment of Threats

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Gerald F. Ross, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $726,287.00
Abstract:
A batteryless and wireless sensor for intrusion detection and assessment of threats which requires no battery, external power or wiring is proposed. These types of sensors derive energy from passing vehicles or persons, and indicate their presence, location, speed, etc., via a self-generated… More

Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Technology for Covert Airborne Radio and Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gerald Ross
Award Amount: $727,886.00
Abstract:
Advances in impulse, or Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology by ANRO Engineering, Inc. (ANRO) over the past 10 years now provide a firm foundation for advanced communication system applications, including video, voice, data and ranging information in an LPI/D waveform. A UWB data link is proposed to meet… More

Photonic Radar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Richard Sparks
Award Amount: $98,927.00

Photonic Radar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Richard Sparks
Award Amount: $372,930.00
Abstract:
A candidate advanced Airborne Early Warning (AEW) developmental radar concept has been identified for insertion of photonic components to improve performance, reduce weight and cost and add to the overall reliability and maintainability of the system. The next step to be carried out is a detailed… More

The Detection and Location of Buried Metallic and Nonmetallic Targets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Gerald F. Ross, Ph.d
Award Amount: $69,965.00
Abstract:
ANRO is currently under a Phase II SBIR contract to evaluate an Ultra-Wideband (UWB) linear radar array and the processing of co- and cross-polarization returns for detecting and discriminating buried mines. Experiments indicate that both metallic and plastic ines located several inches below the… More

Optical Rotman Beamforming Lens for Multi-Function RF/Microwave/Millimeter Wave Antenna Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Richard A. Sparks
Award Amount: $69,267.00
Abstract:
In this six-month Phase I program, ANRO Engineering, Inc. proposes to investigate the properties of compact, low-cost, two-dimensional fiber optic and integrated optic Rotman lenses for application to wideband, multi-function RF/microwave/millimeter wave antenna (MFA) systems. The photonic… More