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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY22 is not expected to be complete until September, 2023.

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  1. Target Recognition and Acquisition in Complex Environments (TRACE)

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: HQ085021S000108

    The Space Development Agency’s (SDA) Tracking Layer is tasked with providing global indications, warning, tracking, and targeting of advanced missile threats, including hypersonic missile systems. They are currently leading the development of an Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Missile Tracking satellite constellation in LEO as part of the DoD’s future threat-driven National Defense Space A ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseSpace Development Agency
  2. KMI-aware Mesh Network NSA Certifiable Cryptographic Solution

    SBC: Arkham Technology Limited            Topic: HQ085021S000106

    With incoming hypersonic and ballistic threats, the Optical Intersatellite Link (OISL) system must transfer large quantities of data in real-time across a mesh network of satellite crosslinks, and back-and-forth with the ground. Very high-speed, low-latency, mesh network encryptors are available on the ground; however, no interoperable National Security Agency (NSA) certified devices currently exi ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseSpace Development Agency
  3. Improved Identification of the function of Novel and Partially Occluded Laboratory Equipment


    This STTR Phase II project proposes development of a statistical relational learning framework for identification of the function of laboratory equipment from imagery. The proposed framework uses semantic reasoning to incorporate evidence from multiple classifiers and feature extractors, domain knowledge, and scene context for scene understanding and labeling. The Phase II effort will focus on dev ...

    STTR Phase II 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Multi-Platform 3D Radiation Mapping with Enhanced Sensor Data Fusion and Visualization

    SBC: Gamma Reality Inc.            Topic: DTRA192005

    GRI will develop the capability to fuse 3D map and radiation data from multiple 3D radiation mapping systems in real-time into a single, cohesive global map of an operating environment. This new capability will automatically fuse 3D map and radiation data from the GRI Localization and Mapping Platform (LAMP) systems on ground vehicles and unmanned aerial systems (UASs). This capability will be bui ...

    SBIR Phase II 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Development of Camera-Motion Insensitive Dynamic Digital Photogrammetry Using Digital Image Correlation

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: DTRA192007

    Toyon will develop and deliver a software prototype implementing algorithms for 3D/4D reconstruction using high-speed-camera and navigation data collected by two UAVs. We will test the software in conditions including both small and larger scenes with collection of ground truth data for moving scenes. We will perform multiple airborne data collections with two UAVs carrying high-speed cameras and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Integrated Circuits

    SBC: NU TREK INC            Topic: DTRA20B002

    The Nu-Trek team is proposing to develop µDet, a low Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) read out integrated circuit (IC) for gamma and neuron detectors. µDet offers pulse shape digitization, which in turn enables gamma-neutron discrimination. This is a game changing capability that brings laboratory-level functionality to the field. In Phase I the Nu-Trek Team will develop a baseline design for the ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. A Broadband and Compact Dual Comb Spectrometer for Precise Field Detection of Trace Elements and Chemicals

    SBC: OPTICSLAH, LLC            Topic: DTRA20B003

    There is a growing need to accurately characterize nuclear materials not only for nuclear safeguards and nonproliferation treaty verification but also for forensics and provenance. Presently, nuclear material identification requires samples to be collected and sent to laboratories for analysis using large and expensive equipment, such as inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometers (ICP-MS) or se ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency


    The potential of explosive energetics has long elicited the need for understanding, control, and optimization. Scientific theory, development, and experimental investigations collaborate to create applications for offensive and defensive strategies. Visual evidence of ionization, subsequent recombination, and shockwave interaction indicate that dynamic electrical potential distributions are intrin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. Nuclear Scintillation Mitigation by Matched Channel Filtering

    SBC: WELKIN SCIENCES LLC            Topic: DTRA202005

    Welkin Sciences proposes to develop a comprehensive capability to formulate, analyze, simulate, prototype, and test scintillation-hardened receiver designs, including those enabled with built-in Matched Channel Filter (MCF) functionality. During Phase I, several MCF design architectures will be analyzed using CommLink, our high-fidelity computer simulation framework. Emulation of the type of down- ...

    SBIR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Kin-X: A Software System for Rapid and Distant Kinship Inference and Automated Pedigree Reconstruction

    SBC: PARABON NANOLABS INC            Topic: DTRA202003

    The goal of the proposed project is to create Kin-X, a novel software system to generate both rapid and deep intelligence from a wide variety of DNA types by inferring distant kinship relationships between individuals and reconstructing familial pedigrees. Kinship inference and pedigree reconstruction are both computationally intensive processes, and our proposed system is designed to achieve both ...

    SBIR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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