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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Demonstration of a Local Carrier-Based Precision Approach and Landing System (LC-PALS)

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: N14AT009

    Toyon Research Corporation, together with the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) propose to demonstrate a GPS-denied Local Carrier-based Precision Approach and Landing System (LC-PALS) that enables 3-D position, navigation and time (PNT) for platforms within range of an aircraft carrier equipped with one or more ADEPT-compliant beacons. Unlike the Global Positioning System (GPS), which ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Object Cueing Using Biomimetic Approaches to Visual Information Processing

    SBC: MAYACHITRA, INC.            Topic: N14AT008

    Thousands of years of evolution have produced the human vision system that computers cannot replicate well. Humans are still unsurpassed in their ability to search for objects in visual scenes. To successfully detect objects in cluttered scenes, the human brain is thought to rely on multiple factors: prior probabilities of object occurrence, global scene statistics and object co-occurrence. Machin ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Reliable Manufacturing of Scandia-Doped Tungsten Powders for Thermionic Cathodes

    SBC: NGIMAT, LLC            Topic: N15AT010

    In this STTR effort nGimat will partner with the University of Kentucky to develop a new process for manufacturing scandia-doped tungsten powder for use in vacuum tube cathode devices. While a significant amount of research over the last several decades has shown promise for scandate cathode materials, reliable manufacturing processes that enable commercialization of this technology have remained ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Nanocomposite Scandate Tungsten Powder for High Current Density and Long Life Thermionic Cathodes

    SBC: Vacuum Process Engineering, Inc.            Topic: N15AT010

    Vacuum Process Engineering Inc. in collaboration with the UC Davis millimeter wave research group proposes to develop a large scale production process for nanocomposite scandate tungsten powder for advanced high current density and long life thermionic cathodes that have been previously demonstrated by UC Davis to be superior to the commercially available state-of-the-art. The produced cathodes de ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Robust Mission and Safety Critical Li-Ion BMS for Aerospace Applications

    SBC: Space Information Laboratories, LLC            Topic: N15AT001

    Space Information Labs (SIL) and South Dakota State University (SDSU) have teamed to provide Navy an innovative, but also producible, approach to a robust mission and safety critical Li-Ion battery man-agement system across Navy platforms to include aircraft, helicopters, UAS, missiles and directed energy weapons. SILs modular and scalable Li-Ion Intelli-Pack battery system will be designed to fro ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Pseudospectral Optimal Control for Flight Trajectory Optimization

    SBC: STOCHASTECH CORPORATION            Topic: N15AT006

    The computation and real-time implementation of controls in nonlinear systems remains one of the great challenges for applying optimal control theory in demanding aerospace and industrial systems. Often, linearization around a set point is the only practical approach, and many controllers implemented in hardware systems are simple linear feedback mechanisms. From proportional guidance in missiles ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Pseudospectral Optimal Control for Flight Trajectory Optimization

    SBC: Systems Technology, Inc.            Topic: N15AT006

    Systems Technology, Inc. proposes to use and extend new technology from the University of Florida to enable real-time use of trajectory optimization to improve the guidance of autonomous air vehicles such as those used by the U. S. Navy. These range from missiles to UAVs. Specifically this work will involve enhancements, from the University of Florida, in hp-adaptive pseudospectral optimization. T ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. High Fidelity Rotorcraft Towing Modeling and Simulation with Towed Magnetic Anomaly Detection System

    SBC: ADVANCED ROTORCRAFT TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N15AT009

    Towing of a Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) system is an important aspect of rotorcraft maritime operation in support of Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW). The vibratory rotary wing platform combined with the long and flexible towing cable, the low mass ratio of the towed body to the total mass (the sum of the tow body and the towing aircraft), and the rotor downwash impingement on the towed body duri ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Towed Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) Aerodynamic Modeling for Rotary Wing Platforms

    SBC: KALSCOTT ENGINEERING INC            Topic: N15AT009

    The technical requirements for the simulation of a helicopter towing an aircraft while performing a MAD mission are identified. Several technical solutions to achieve high stability during the mission are presented. In Phase I, a simulation will be set up to begin trade studies on the proposed mission. Also, if needed, flight tests will be conducted in Phase I, as proof-of-concept validation. In P ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Improved Turbulence Modelling Across Disparate Length Scales for Naval Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications

    SBC: COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES LLC            Topic: N15AT002

    Computational Sciences LLC will collaborate with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) to develop and validate a stand-alone computational module that naturally accounts for the effects of turbulence. Such fluctuations and transitions may be associated with compressible flows and boundary layer interactions. The module will be designed for implementation in to existing legacy codes for use in ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
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