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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.

  1. Detection of Hostile Fire from the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)

    SBC: RADIANCE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF121102

    ABSTRACT:Recent technical demonstrations in hostile fire sensing and classification have highlighted the use of costly cryogenically-cooled electro-optical sensors.While capable, these types of sensors come with a higher initial purchase price as well as high life cycle costs per platform.This activity will implement a broad area hostile fire sensing architecture that uses lower cost discrete sens ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Active Thermal Control System Optimization

    SBC: Dynsan            Topic: N152115

    Continuing development and integration of high power electronics devices with smaller footprints, higher power densities, electronic propulsion, weapon, and sensor systems, requires efficient thermal management strategies. The US Navy has identified two-phase cooling systems as a viable candidate approach for heat removal from for such devices that can experience high power electronics loads durin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Dive Helmet Communication System

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N152110

    Oceanit proposes to create technologies to improve diver communications at working depths compensating for different gas densities and minimizing communication feedback. The goal is to investigate applications of digital signal processing and actuators (speakers and microphones) and apply these findings in developing a Helmeted Diver communication system(s). This development is to address diver he ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Infrared Search and Threat Identification

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N152088

    Oceanit proposes to design a software application that can be used with an infrared (IR) sensor to identify a potential target threat by analyzing its infrared signature.

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Advanced Cognition Processing and Algorithms for Improved Identification

    SBC: Decibel Research, Inc.            Topic: MDA15001

    Contractor will develop innovative concepts and techniques to develop target recognition approaches focused on cognitive synthesis of current and emerging sensor data sources.(Approved for Public Release 15-MDA-8482 (17 November 15))

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. System Communications

    SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY, LLC            Topic: MDA15003

    Building a reliable, high-bandwidth, and low-latency network is crucial to a distributed mission defense system in which the sensors are operated from thousand-mile distances. This is more significant for satellite linkswhich connect sensors distributed in a large area. In this project, we propose Reducing Data Latency and Increasing Network Bandwidth and Reliability (RDLINBR) for missile defenses ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. SCORESimulated Challenge for Operational Readiness and Engagement

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: MDA15005

    We propose warfighter training systems that are more effective, engaging, and efficient than todays systems. Practicing in a simulated environment has little value without the ability to accurately assess and remediate performance. Unique actions and decisions of each performer must be quantified and related to mission success or failure in a way that appropriately maps the contributing knowledge, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Command and Control Human-to-Machine Interface

    SBC: Archarithms, Inc            Topic: MDA15006

    This effort seeks to develop training and operational displays that optimize user reaction times, minimize cognitive load, perform attention cueing, and present large quantities of data in an understandable fashion. The Warfighter requires advances in Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) to provide a usable and optimized system for missile defense.Key requirements of such a system are a rapid developmen ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. An Improved Materials Damage Model to Predict High Strain Rate Ductile Fracture

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: MDA15010

    Research seeks to correct the limitations of peridynamic theory that underestimates failure strains in ductile materials.Effort will revise and update current state of the art peridynamics models for ductile fracture expanding model to include temperature and strain rate effects while applying to the prediction of fragmentation in aluminum alloys.Peridynamics is a mesh-free theory of continuum mec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Thermally Efficient Emitter Technology for Advanced Scene/Simulation Capability in Hardware in the Loop Testing

    SBC: OPTICAL SCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: MDA15014

    Optical Sciences Corporation proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of, and present a plan for, the development of an advanced thermally efficient emitter technology.The proposed concept offers the potential for a high frame rate, flickerless, broadband, large format (4k x 4k), emitter array with high apparent temperatures and efficient thermal emission. This emitter array IR projector system wil ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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