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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. GMTI Radar Target Classification Using Spectral and Tracking Data

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY SERVICE CORPORATION            Topic: A17054

    TSC will develop Human, Vehicle, Animal and Clutter (HVAC) discrimination algorithms for use in GMTI radars by leveraging research performed on previous DARPA efforts and an ongoing Army program. TSC will focus on the challenging UHF radar problem and develop multiple-CPI processing algorithms in Phase I for application to Army airborne foliage penetration surveillance systems and ground-based UHF ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Enhanced Magnetic Seals and Installation Practices for Rotorcraft Drive Systems

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: A12076

    Luna and its team members are implementing advanced materials in traditional rotorcraft magnetic seal assemblies for direct Army platform applications.Specifically, the team is improving the mated pair combination of the carbon-graphite face seal component and the hard face magnet ring to develop seal assemblies for enhanced lifetime and reliability.In addition, modifications to seal installation ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Nadir-Looking Synthetic Aperture Radar (NadirSAR)

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY SERVICE CORPORATION            Topic: A16AT011

    NadirSAR offers high-resolution imaging of targets, lines of communication, and buildings in urban canyons, rough terrain and light foliage areas. This capability can bridge the gap between down-looking LIDAR sensors and side-looking microwave and foliage penetrating UHF SAR systems such as TRACER. In a previous effort for RRTO, TSC and SDL experimentally demonstrated the feasibility of X-band Nad ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Low-Temperature Fabrication of Flexible, High-Efficiency Perovskite Photovoltaic Modules for Energy Harvesting Applications

    SBC: Nanosonic Inc.            Topic: A17AT002

    Through the proposed STTR program, NanoSonic and Virginia Tech will fabricate flexible perovskite solar modules (12 x 12) that are capable of providing conversion efficiencies greater than 20% under AM 1.5G standard solar spectrum, and which demonstrate stability against temperatures up to 50C and relative humidity up to 80%. The photovoltaic market is dominated by crystalline silicon solar panel ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Development of a Military Hardened Expeditionary, Energy Efficient and Waterless/Low-Flow Laundry System

    SBC: Moniteq, Inc.            Topic: A17072

    A reduced water flow/low energy consumption laundry system is proposed. The system will use advanced oxidation processing (AOP) coupled with ultrasound assisted conventional laundering. The design will permit disinfection in cold water washing with corresponding energy savings. It will also include a recycled system to reuse 80% of the water. The system will be designed to be self contained and fi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Cyber Ontology Development

    SBC: SILVER BULLET SOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: A15036

    The objective of this work is the development of a mathematical ontology for cyber events, entities and their associations and intentionscyber Situation Awareness (SA)and associated cyber Command and Control (C2). We use the qualifier mathematical to mean that in such an ontology, every Type (Class) has a distinct mathematical interpretation to differentiate from many so-called ontologies today di ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Methods for Determining Threat Level and Intent of Unmanned Aerial Systems

    SBC: Saze Technologies, LLC            Topic: A17015

    Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) poses a growing threat to our national security. Commercially available UASs can now carry explosives, and perform electronic surveillance missions with an increasing range against our military, cities, infrastructure, population and information. Swarm attacks are possible by automated drones and dirty bombs can be dropped in populated areas.Due to the ease of small ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. VLAD (Vehicle Localization Augmentation for DIsmounts)

    SBC: Robotic Research LLC            Topic: A17AT017

    The goal of the proposed work is to create a suite of sensor processing algorithms and techniques that will result in the dismount localization system initializing and maintaining a good result while riding in a vehicle. The result of such a goal is that a user will be able to seamlessly exit the vehicle and perform their mission, all while still maintaining a high accuracy localization solution. ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Robust Nanofiber Bandages for the Closure of Open Globe Injuries

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: A15056

    As the frequency and severity of ocular injuries sustained in recent conflicts continues to increase, there is a significant need for advanced bandages to stabilize the wound site and preserve visual acuity. Projectile injuries from IEDs commonly result in open globe injuries with significant tissue loss that may require the application of a graft or bandage to close the wound and preserve globe f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Wire Detection in mmW Radar Using Convolutional Neural Networks

    SBC: Covar Applied Technologies, Inc.            Topic: A152093

    This is a proposal for Phase II of SBIR topic A152-093. During Phase I, CoVar Applied Technologies, Inc., developed novel methods for the detection of power-lines in mmW radar data by leveraging deep learning approaches and Bayesian tracking. CoVars novel algorithms were demonstrated to outperform state of the art algorithms from the relevant research literature. These algorithms will be enhanced ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
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