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Innovative Application of Urban ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) Imagery for High Fidelity Training Devices

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-10-C-0221
Agency Tracking Number: N09B-038-0020
Amount: $69,966.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: N09B-T038
Solicitation Number: 2009.B
Solicitation Year: 2009
Award Year: 2010
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2010-01-29
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2010-08-30
Small Business Information
600 Townsend Street Suite 125W
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States
DUNS: 046366428
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 David Morgan
 Senior Engineer
 (913) 851-3886
Business Contact
 Chris Blumenthal
Title: Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (831) 461-1040
Research Institution
 University of Louisiana Lafayette
 Carolina Cruz-Neira
537 Cajundome Blvd Suite 239, LITE Bldg.
Lafayette, LA 70506
United States

 (337) 255-6005
 Nonprofit College or University

Military operations in urban areas have increasingly become a key capability for our armed forces. The increased risk of use of the unique nature of large urban environments by hostile forces to their tactical advantage, and related civilian casualties, requires updated procedures, comprehensive training, and constantly evolving capabilities. Current training technologies fail to address the significance of missions in large urban environments due to the extremely high manual effort involved in creating urban scenarios that can stand up to close scrutiny as exhibited in training for missions inside such an urban environment. This proposal is to study the feasibility of leveraging existing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance sources, including multi-spectral correlated sensor data, to allow the efficient and effective creation of much more detailed urban environments that will improve fidelity in simulator based training, resulting in enhanced combat readiness levels for the missions our forces are facing today.

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