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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. 2K x 2K Dual Band Focal Plane Array Development for Advanced Interceptor IRSTS Applications

    SBC: Nova Research, Inc. DBA Nova Sensors            Topic: MDA08T002

    Nova Sensors proposes the development of a new 2K x 2K dual-band readout integrated circuit (ROIC) that will be specifically tailored for use in MDA Infrared Search and Track System (IRSTS) applications. We propose incorporation of on-FPA features that streamline the use of dual-band focal plane array (FPA) data for missile detection, tracking and spectral discrimination applications. In cooperat ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. A Li-Ion Battery Tool for Predicting Life and Performance for Satellite Orbit Operations Scenarios

    SBC: Global Aerospace Corporation            Topic: MDA08T008

    In this overall program, Global Aerospace Corporation (GAC), its consultants, and future industrial partners, plans to develop a high fidelity, computationally-efficient, first principles-based software model to predict the behavior of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries under a wide set of conditions including extended calendar life (for both shelf life and on-bus trickle-charge conditions), low t ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. A Novel Low Cost Fiber Bragg Grating Stabilized Multiwavele

    SBC: FERMIONICS CORP.            Topic: N/A

    A novel fiber Bragg grating stabilized laser array is proposed here. The multi-wavelength source is aimed at low cost dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) applications where the superior properties, i.e., low chirp, low temperature dependence, of the fiber Grating is utilized. The resultant product is a coolerless multi-wavelength laser source that can be modulated with direct current. T ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Advanced Design Tools for Freeform Optics

    SBC: OPTICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES            Topic: MDA04T007

    Advanced optical systems play a pivotal role in military applications of interest to the Missile Defense Agency including advanced optical telescopes and imaging LADARs. Optics provides the eyes for surveillance, target detection and tracking. Therefore, improvements in optical design and fabrication are important targets for research and development. One significant improvement is the inclusio ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Advanced Passive and Active Sensors for Discrimination Seekers

    SBC: SA Photonics, Inc.            Topic: MDA07T003

    Effective future ballistic missile defense systems will be forced to discriminate between targets and decoys. To meet this requirement, ballistic missile interceptors must contain sensors which have imaging capability. SA Photonics is proposing a program to develop a pumped laser optical source for LIDAR-RADAR imaging applications specifically targeted for ballistic missile applications. The SA ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Advanced Passive and Active Sensors for Discrimination Seekers

    SBC: NU TREK INC            Topic: MDA08T004

    Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS) is developing a next generation, high-performance large-format HgCdTe FPAs for dual-band LWIR detection for the MKV Program. Increasing the format size of dual-band long-wavelength FPAs and tailoring the detector design for specific long-wavelength bands enables seekers to be designed for larger fields-of-view, longer target acquisition ranges, and improved accuracy ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Advanced Radar Data Fusion

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY SERVICE CORPORATION            Topic: MDA06T003

    The TSC team proposes to develop a new generalized Space-Time Adaptive Processing (Generalized STAP) algorithm that discriminates among classes of scatterers. The new generalized formalism is applied to the problem of 3D ISAR imaging of the reentry vehicle (RV) or another object in the ballistic missile threat complex that suppresses radar dipole clutter, using multiple ground-based radars operat ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Advanced Sensor Data Fusion

    SBC: Frontier Technology Inc.            Topic: MDA07T004

    Frontier Technology, Inc. (FTI) and its research partner, University of Florida (UF), propose to develop designs for innovative discrimination algorithms for fusion of sensor (feature) and contextual information, to provide enhanced acquisition, tracking, and discrimination of threat objects in a cluttered multi-target environment. We propose to analyze the performance of the envisioned technology ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Advanced Sensor Data Fusion

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY SERVICE CORPORATION            Topic: MDA07T004

    Technology Service Corporation (TSC) and the University of Connecticut (UCONN) will develop a birth-to-death tracking concept that utilizes rotational information to improve track handover between: 1) forward-based radars, 2) mid-course ballistic missile defense tracking radars, and 3) the IR sensor on the kill vehicle. The proliferation of anti-simulation countermeasures has necessitated a multi ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Algorithms for Look-down Infrared Target Exploitation

    SBC: Signature Research, Inc.            Topic: 1

    Signature Research, Inc. (SGR) and Michigan Technological University (MTU) propose a Phase I STTR effort to develop a learning algorithm which exploits the spatio-spectral characteristics inherent within IR imagery and motion imagery.Our archive of modelled and labeled data sets will allow our team to thoroughly capture the variable elements that will drive machine learning performance.The overall ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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