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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. Bounding generalization risk for Deep Neural Networks

    SBC: Euler Scientific            Topic: NGA20A001

    Deep Neural Networks have become ubiquitous in the modern analysis of voluminous datasets with geometric symmetries. In the field of Particle Physics, experiments such as DUNE require the detection of particle signatures interacting within the detector, with analyses of over a billion 3D event images per channel each year; with typical setups containing over 150,000 different channels.  In an ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. High Temperature Fracture Mechanics

    SBC: SYMPLECTIC ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: MDA19T002

    The objective of this project is to develop a capability to model fracture of materials used in hypersonic vehicles that results from hypervelocity impact while exposed to extreme temperatures. Symplectic Engineering’s approach addresses this challenge at two levels. At the computational level, a Relaxed Extended Finite Element approach is pursued to represent (possibly intersecting) fractures l ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. High Temperature Fracture Mechanics

    SBC: Karagozian & Case, Inc.            Topic: MDA19T002

    This STTR research study aims to enhance and apply thermo-mechanically coupled computational models for high-temperature fracture. This topic is particularly challenging in that hypersonic flight in the atmosphere generates extreme conditions over a vehicle that can affect the strength and performance the vehicle materials, both in-flight conditions as well as for cases where the vehicle encounter ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. QUARTERMASTER: Query and User-based Abductive Reporting Tool Enabling Responsive Multimodal Analysis of Simulated Technological Enterprise Records

    SBC: Aptima, Inc.            Topic: MDA19T003

    At the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the system-wide approach to test engineering generates massive amounts of multi-dimensional data, which analysts explore to evaluate Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) configurations, engagement conditions, and target phenomena. Analyses are limited by time to construct each data query, technical knowledge, and size/complexity of the datasets and domain. T ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Secure Environment for Cyber Resiliency Evaluation of Missile Defense Systems (SEC-MDS)

    SBC: Scalable Network Technologies, Inc.            Topic: MDA19T004

    Current methods of validating the cyber resiliency of missile defense systems require testing of actual systems, which removes them from operation and subjects them to potentially damaging effects. Cyber ranges can be used as an alternative, but they are limited in scale, costly, time-consuming to configure and have limited capability to model wireless tactical networks and their inherent vulnerab ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. High-Performance Monte Carlo Modeling System for Real-time Fire Control Schedulers

    SBC: OPTIMAL SYNTHESIS INC.            Topic: MDA19T009

    The proposed work will develop a massively parallelized architecture for Monte Carlo simulation of real-time fire control schedulers. The parallelized architecture will utilize the recent developments in multiprocessing/multithreading technology based on graphical processing units. The system will be designed to perform in real-time assuming non-collocated sensors observing the threats and then co ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Trajectory Simulation using PSM

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: MDA17T002

    Triton Systems, Inc., in collaboration with an academic partner, proposes to optimize a method for efficiently running federated simulations of atmospheric and orbital rocket flight. Our tool will be able to simulate large threat/interceptor events with fewer time steps at a given accuracy than current software. This will result in less storage requirements and significantly shorter computational ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Tilt-Nose Control System Development for High-Speed Stratospheric Interceptors

    SBC: ATA Engineering, Inc.            Topic: MDA18T002

    Recent advances in the hypersonic system capabilities of adversary nations threaten the battlespace supremacy of US forces. Missile defense systems capable of extended high-g maneuvering at stratospheric altitudes and hypersonic Mach numbers will provide the MDA with additional flexibility in defending the US against emerging hypersonic threats. A key enabling technology for the deployment of such ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. MAVERICK II: Mixed-Automation Visualizer for Emerging Relationships & Insights in Complex Knowledge

    SBC: Aptima, Inc.            Topic: MDA18T001

    System-level simulations of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) generate extremely large quantities of highly multidimensional data, which analysts at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) must explore and analyze to infer insights and relationships. Existing tools based on automated routine scripts are ill-equipped to handle the volume and complexity of these data, requiring piecemeal analysis ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Multisensory Interactive Data Analysis System (MIDAS)

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: MDA18T001

    The Multisensory Interactive Data Analysis System (MIDAS) is a revolutionary interactive and iterative system for data visualization, hypothesis generation, and hypothesis testing. It provides visualizations and sonifications of datasets under investigation to allow the user to explore relationships between parameters in the dataset and between data sets. MIDAS leverages the vast capabilities of t ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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