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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

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  1. Preserving Navigation Access for the War Fighter Development of an Acoustic Marine Life Watch System to Support Corps Channel Maintenance and Enhanc

    SBC: Tenera Environmental            Topic: A12aT025

    The goal of the Phase I project is to develop a COTS system into a modular unit for detection, tracking and classification of large marine organisms such as manatees and turtles. The Kongsberg Mesotech M3 Sonar is a 500 kHz multibeam that can resolve objects as far as 150 m. This compact system has been tested to detect Florida manatees by Dr. Kevin Boswell and will be used by well qualified marin ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Preserving Navigation Access for the War Fighter Development of an Acoustic Marine Life Watch System to Support Corps Channel Maintenance and Enhanc

    SBC: SOFAR Acoustics, LLC            Topic: A12aT025

    This effort is focused on establishing U.S. Army Corps leadership in preserving navigation access for the war fighter through the development and implementation of an acoustic-based sensor system to detect, track, and classify large aquatic animals. The proposed high frequency imaging active sonar system is configurable to detect, track, classify, and alert to the presence of threatened and endang ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Social Media Analysis and Reasoning Tool (SMART)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: A12aT009

    The proliferation of social media technologies has provided a promising new source of information for intelligence analysts. Effective use of this data could provide insight into the evolution of social networks, identification of communication patterns that lead to events of interest, and analysis of relevant socio-cultural factors and trends. However, intelligence analysts frequently have diffic ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Chip-Scale Photonics for Wide Temperature and High-Speed Optical Interconnects

    SBC: ULTRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.            Topic: A12aT008

    This program will create 40 Gbps VCSEL-based micro-transceiver (uTRX) components that operate reliably over the standard military temperature range of -55°C to 125°C in Army environments. uTRXs are low-cost, compact components that can be assembled into the PCB in close proximity to high-performance ASICs using conventional solder-reflow"pick-and-place"assembly. The small PCB footprint and sol ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Engineering and Development of Anisotropic Conductive Polymer Nanomaterials for Visible, Infrared and Bi-Spectral Obscurant Applications

    SBC: Nanotrons            Topic: A12aT024

    The US Army seeks novel engineered polymer nanomaterials with high conductivity and indices of refraction suitable for use in next generation of obscurant materials. In this program Nanotrons Corporation, in collaboration with Professor Zhiyong Gu at NSF Nanomanufacturing Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML), proposes to develop a novel engineered conductive polymer nan ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Electrospinning of Polymer Nanofibers for Continuous CNT Production

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: A12aT026

    The Army desires carbon nanotube (CNT) based fibers with exceptional strength and stiffness to provide high performance composite materials. Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has demonstrated a method to fabricate continuous CNT from electrospun polymer nanofibers. Because these CNT are continuous, their mechanical strength is limited primarily to their defect population. During a Phase I program PSI w ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Nonlinear Laser Wave Mixing for Trace Detection of Explosives

    SBC: Audentia, Inc.            Topic: A12aT016

    Audentia, Inc., proposes to develop and demonstrate a sensitive nonlinear laser wave mixing-based detector that offers standoff detection of explosive chemicals in their native states at ambient temperature and pressure using a compact rugged solid-state laser-based design. The wave-mixing signal is a coherent laser-like beam, and hence, it offers a standoff detection distance that is longer than ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Cognitive Task Analysis Based Modeling and Simulation Environment for Cyber Training and Assessment

    SBC: Scalable Network Technologies, Inc.            Topic: OSD12T08

    The goal of the proposed work is to develop simulation and analysis model based on cognitive task analysis for cyber situation awareness, for human-in-the-loop testing and training. Cognitive task analysis technique is a prominent approach that captures knowledge representation used by experts to perform complex tasks. It provides a comprehensive vulnerability assessment using cognitive metrics t ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Embedded Self-repairing Antenna Composite (ESAC)

    SBC: Nextgen Aeronautics, Inc.            Topic: A13AT012

    The goal of the proposed research is to develop self-healing embedded communication antennas to be used in transparent armori.e., ground vehicle windows. Embedded antennas are known to delaminate from their host structures after impact; this allows an empty space to form around the antenna and as a result detunes the antenna. A sandwich structure will be designed, fabricated, and tested whereby th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Compressive Spectral Video in the LWIR

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: A13AT015

    Physical Sciences Inc. and Colorado State University will develop an innovative sensor that enables low-cost infrared hyperspectral imaging though the use of novel sampling algorithms which provide real-world chemical plume detection capability with compressed data and a hardware configuration which enables high frame rate capture of full 2D spatial and 1D spectral data. Compressive sensing techn ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
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