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Tactically Ready Asset Condition Recorder (TRACR)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0006-04-C-7086
Agency Tracking Number: 031-0731
Amount: $746,235.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA03-049
Solicitation Number: 2003.1
Solicitation Year: 2003
Award Year: 2004
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2004-08-25
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2006-08-25
Small Business Information
6767 Old Madison Pike Suite 240
Huntsville, AL 35806
United States
DUNS: 082948303
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Yes
Principal Investigator
 Wayne McCain
 Principal Investigator
 (256) 922-9300
Business Contact
 Harold Brewer
Title: Vice President
Phone: (256) 922-9300
Research Institution

The objective of the Tactically Ready Asset Condition Recorder or TRACR Phase II effort will be to continue the transfer of the Remote Readiness Asset Prognostic and Diagnostic System (RRAPDS) technology onto the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system. Phase I illustrated the feasibility of the TRACR concept for THAAD missile platform. This successful effort, in addition to the on-going RRAPDS program and related technology advancements, will enable real-time access of source data thus increasing efficiency for mission planning and improving overall missile system performance. Phase II will continue the engineering system development including finalization of a Performance Requirements Document, detailed design, prototype construction, test, development of level I drawings and completion of a comprehensive Interface Control Document. Completion of Phase II will position the THAAD TRACR for Phase III competition wherein the product will be engineered for manufacture and a Low-Rate Initial Production would be accomplished. The benefits to be derived from implementation of a THAAD TRACR Phase II have strong endorsement from the THAAD Project Office. The results will significantly increase THAAD's reliability and demonstrate the feasibility of applying such health monitoring across other MDA systems hence reducing system operating and support costs and increasing reliability.

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