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AquaQuIPS Multi-INT Data Fusion in a Cloud

Company: Jove Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this proposal is to design software for the very successful multi-INT AquaQuIPS (AQ) data fusion processor in a Navy Tactical Cloud (NTC) environment at AQ"s SPAWAR processor location using the new 384 plus node super computer. Tasks proposed are: Base Task 1A: Design and… more

Dynamic Hybrid RANS/LES Modeling of Interior Nozzle Flows and Jet Plumes

Company: ATA Engineering, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ATA Engineering proposes to simulate complex interior and exterior flowfields of hot, supersonic aircraft engine nozzles by applying a novel dynamic hybrid RANS/LES (DHRL) modeling framework coupled to the Loci/CHEM (CHEM) finite-volume flow solver. DHRL is code- and turbulence model-independent. It… more

Modeling of interior nozzle flows for transient effects, realistic high performance nozzle physics and coupling to Large Eddy Simulation modeling of t

Company: Cascade Technologies Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of the present proposal is to develop and apply accurate, robust and cost-effective methodologies for the prediction of the interior nozzle flow, seamlessly coupled with high-fidelity large eddy simulation (LES) for the prediction of the jet plume and radiated noise. The simulations… more

Portable Hyposia Training (PHYTR) System

Company: ChromoLogic LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: In order to address the Navy"s need for a new mask-on mobile device to train aviators for altitude exposure (hypoxia training), ChromoLogic LLC (CL) proposes to develop a Portable Hypoxia Training (PHYTR) system. The PHYTR system will be based on a novel concept that takes ambient air and… more

Exploiting Small Boat Wake Signatures for Improved Threat Classification and Feature Aided Tracking

Company: Electromagnetic Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Naval forces conducting transits through straits and other congested littoral operational areas are presented with a challenging force protection requirement. Surface traffic density is often high, with many ferries, fishing, pleasure boats, and large cargo ships maneuvering in a small area. An… more

Hosted Payload Secure Interface (HPSI)

Company: Innoflight, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Innoflight"s Phase 1 SBIR proposes to define the architecture, CONOPs and preliminary design and interface specification of a Hosted Payload Secure Interface (HPSI) leveraging Innoflight"s existing High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor (HAIPE) embedded solution. HAIPE… more

Modeling of Variable Surface Roughness Effects in Turbulence Models for Rotorcraft Applications

Company: MetroLaser, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The goal of this Phase II program is to develop a simulation tool to estimate the aerodynamic effects of variable surface roughness, such as from the surface abrasion of helicopter rotor blades and the protective coatings that are applied to counteract it. The modeling is based on a displacement of… more

Radiation Hardened Carbon Nanotube-based Nonvolatile Memory

Company: NanoScale Storage Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Data storage onto Phase Change media with 22nm bit cells is proposed, providing 1Tb (threshold) and potentially 1TB (objective) data capacity in a one square inch memory chip. The chip will be designed for spaced based operation, radiation hardened, low power, and able to operate over the… more

W and V band Airborne SATCOM Transceiver

Company: QuinStar Technology, inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The proposed work is to develop a high integration, single transmit, multiple receive, digital beamforming, airborne SATCOM transceiver. This can be accomplished by using advanced GaN technologies for the transmitter SSPA and InP technologies for the receiver LNA. Furthermore, we propose… more

Compact Radar Antenna

Company: RadiaBeam Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: A rugged design of high power, high gain, low-loss transmitter with low profile is proposed to develop and test in Phase I. The design is based on self-focusing effect of surface waves leaking from a tapered, multi-wavelength-long, slow-wave structure. High directivity of the antenna is provided by… more

W and V Band Satellite Transceiver

Company: Space Micro Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Space Micro proposes to mitigate key technology risks to enable development of future satellite communication architectures using W-band (for uplink) and V-band (for downlink). An innovative approach to enable a very wideband modem for W/V band MILSATCOM applications is described and a… more

Aimpoint Maintenance of Ground Targets by Airborne Laser Systems

Company: Tempest Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Laser-based directed energy systems are often identified as being game-changing technologies in advancing the mission of the Air Force. Precision efforts, minimal collateral damage, rapid response, and nearly unlimited ammunition are compelling advantages to laser weapon systems. Among… more

Advanced Helo Display for Zero-Zero Shipboard Landings

Company: Systems Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Landing a piloted helicopter such as the SH-60R on the moving deck of a small ship currently requires close cooperation between the pilot, copilot, Landing Safety Officer (LSO), and the onboard Sensor Operator (for RAST/free deck recoveries). This critical task is resource-intensive and can be… more

Advanced Algorithms for Space-Based Next-Generation Infrared Sensor Exploitation

Company: Toyon Research Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Toyon Research Corporation and Argo Science Corporation propose research and development of advanced algorithms and efficient software for improved exploitation of space-based next-generation infrared sensor data. The developed algorithms will provide jitter compensation and suppression… more

High Efficiency Space Infrared Data Compression

Company: UtopiaCompression, Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Space based Infrared (IR) system generates massive amount of IR surveillance data, which strains the limited communication bandwidth, storage and computational resources onboard space or airborne platforms. This poses a great challenge, especially as the spectral and spatial resolutions… more

High Data Rate Acoustic Communication

Company: Yotta Navigation Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Building on the success of its Dolphin acoustic transceiver system, Yotta Navigation Corporation will design and build an ultrasonic acoustic modem capable of sending information through ocean acoustic channels at extremely high bit rates of 500 kbps to 1 Mbps over ranges from 10 to 100 meters. The… more

Digital Aircraft Data Storage System

Company: Physical Optics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: To address the Air Force"s need for an open systems architecture data transfer device, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes an innovative approach that will provide a solution that maintains compatibility with existing Mission Planning Equipment (MPE) and aircraft data… more

Radiation-Hardened Adaptive Modular Power System

Company: Physical Optics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: To address the Air Force need for versatile satellite power electronics, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to complete the development of a new Radiation-Hardened Adaptive Modular Power (RHAMP) system based on an array of sensor power monitors (SPMs) coupled with space-qualified… more

VERSATILE UNMANNED ULTRA TIGHTLY COUPLED RECEIVER (VULTURE)

Company: Coherent Navigation, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: We propose to develop a SAASM ultra-tightly-coupled GPS/INS system that provides 75 dB of AJ during track and greater than 60 dB of AJ during acquisition. The system relies on existing SAASM boards coupled with navigation software developed by Coherent Navigation. Our system is designed for UAVs and… more

GPS Disruption Detection and Localization

Company: Coherent Navigation, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Our Phase II effort in response to DHS SBIR Topic H-SB013.1-004 we propose to investigate the development of a next-generation, ground- and air-based, tiered, inexpensive, low-power, high-performance GPS emitter detection and localization system. The system will provide high-accuracy… more

Exploiting Small Boat Wake Signatures for Improved Threat Classification and Feature Aided Tracking

Company: Arete Associates Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Arete Associates proposes to develop novel techniques to exploit radar-identifiable small boat wake signatures associated with unsteady motion and turbulent signatures in addition to enhancing existing methods to exploit steady-state wake characteristics. Using advanced nonlinear hydrodynamic… more

Mine Drift Prediction Tactical Decision Aid (TDA)

Company: Arete Associates Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of the proposed work is to develop a Mine Drift Prediction Tactical decision Aid (MDP-TDA) that can ingest all pertinient information from US Navy systems and enable MCM planning and operations in areas threatened by surface and near-surface drifting mines. The MDP-TDA will comprise a… more

High Power Radio Frequency (HPRF) Dynamic Surface Engagement Modeling and Simulation Tool

Company: WarpIV Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: WarpIV Technologies, Inc. (experts in M & S technology, standards, and frameworks) will collaborate with the Naval Postgraduate School (experts in naval operations, M & S, cognitive modeling, virtual environments, and HPRF weapon systems) to provide an integrated simulation capability that… more

Ultra-Broadband, High Dynamic Range Receiver System

Company: Spectranetix, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Range testing of new airborne military electronic systems is quite costly in terms of the test-range facilities, equipment, and operations. Broadband RF collection systems are needed to record wide swaths of the relevant Electromagnetic Environment (EME) so that these Systems-Under-Test can be… more

High-Power 3 Micron Fiber Based Laser System

Company: SA Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: 3um fiber laser sources suffer from limitations in the fiber, such as high loss. Fluoride fiber has been utilized as a solution for this problem, but this suffers from a low damage threshold among other issues. SA Photonics in collaboration with the LLNL Fiber Laser Group has proposed a hybrid… more