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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. Bayesian Fusion of Heterogeneous Data for Unanticipated Event Detection

    SBC: Metron, Incorporated            Topic: AF16AT12

    Metron, Inc. and Portland State University propose to design, develop, test and demonstrate algorithms that fuse heterogeneous sensor data at an information theoretic level and process these data as detection and tracking algorithms that can identify when new events or targets emerge that are not currently modeled. These algorithms have the potential to provide dramatic improvements in the capabil ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Impact of Hypersonic Flight Environment on Electro-Optic/Infrared (EO/IR) Sensors

    SBC: Analysis and Applications Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF15AT40

    EO/IR sensors can provide high spatial resolution images using multiple frequency bands ranging from the visible to mid-wave IR. EO/IR sensors have been very successful for terrain imaging from subsonic aircraft and from satellites. Imaging using these platforms has been studied extensively. EO/IR sensors can provide high spatial resolution images using multiple frequency bands ranging from the v ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Environmentally-Compliant Kinetic Metallization Coating Materials for Corrosion and Wear Protection of Military Aircraft and Weapon Systems

    SBC: INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF15AT31

    Coating materials and coating methods used to protect U.S. military aircraft and weapon systems from corrosion and wear are in need of environmentally benign alternatives in order to keep up with dynamic regulations associated with environment, safety, and occupational health. Thus, the Air Force is supporting research to develop alternatives to the dangerous materials identified on the OSD Emergi ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Reverberation Mitigation of Speech

    SBC: IN-DEPTH ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT17

    Speech data corrupted by reverberation, especially in combination with noise, has a drastically negative effect on the performance of speaker identification algorithms. Current approaches to the removal of reverb and noise rely on specific knowledge of room characteristics causing the reverb.The team of In-Depth Engineering and the University of Maryland propose to apply an innovative, generalized ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Reverberation Mitigation of Speech

    SBC: Minerva Systems & Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF15AT17

    Automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology is in wide use today and has been successfully integrated into a number of applications. Although there are also many potential applications for automatic speaker identification (SID), SID accuracy rates are generally not sufficient for widespread use in practical applications. For high accuracy ASR and SID, the microphone must be located near the talk ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Spectrum Sensing and Sharing by Cognitive Radios in Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Systems

    SBC: Echo Ridge, LLC            Topic: AF15AT23

    Echo Ridge proposes to prototype and demonstrate an architecture and key algorithms to support spectrum sharing for Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) that focuses on spectrally congested and high likelihood operational scenarios. Four key results are proposed to be delivered: 1) end-to-end Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiTL) lab demonstration of all segments of the solution in Air Force-relevant oper ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. ROBUST MOVING TARGET HANDOFF IN GPS-DENIED ENVIRONMENTS

    SBC: UTOPIACOMPRESSION,CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT34

    Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are increasingly seen as a cornerstone in developing the future Defense infrastructure and it is critical that they collaborate efficiently and execute complex missions in denied environments. Although great progress has been made in GPS-denied navigation, the target handoff problem in GPS-denied environments has not been extensively studied. In this problem, a trac ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Infrared Light Emitting Arrays for Target Image Projection

    SBC: ATTOLLO ENGINEERING, LLC            Topic: AF16AT22

    Current scene projection hardware is challenged to simultaneously meet the requirements for high peak temperature (> 2000K), high resolution (2Kx2K), response time < 4 ms, cryogenic and temporally uniform photon flux. MEMS, Resistor arrays, liquid cr...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. CyberSTEPS- Cyber Skills Training with Electronic Performance Support

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: AF16AT08

    There are many challenges in creating Air Force systems that are resilient against cyber threats. The cyber environment and its threats are highly dynamic, requiring practices and training to be dynamic as well. Cyber threats must be considered during th...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Development of Adaptive Closure Models for Large Eddy Simulations of Lean Blow-Out Conditions

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF16AT14

    Next-generation turbulent combustion models must enable accurate prediction of lean blow-out and flashback for complex geometries, fuels and operating conditions relevant to the Air Force. Improved models are needed to better predict kinetically and hydr...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
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