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SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY LLC Topic: AF13AT02
ABSTRACT: Due to scarcity of spectrum, Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) becomes a needed technology to improve the utilization of electromagnetic spectrum for DoD satellite communication. However, current DSA approaches are developed for terrestrial communications without addressing the unique challenges for SATCOM environments such as error-prone spectrum sensing, high mobility, and large coverage. ...STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: TIER 1 PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS LLC Topic: AF16AT08
There are many challenges in creating Air Force systems that are resilient against cyber threats. The cyber environment and its threats are highly dynamic, requiring practices and training to be dynamic as well. Cyber threats must be considered during th...STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT, INC. Topic: AF13AT06
ABSTRACT: This Phase I effort will involve the development of an ultra low cost, high specific power, modular and flexible solar array module using currently available thin-film solar cells, innovative interconnects, and flexible encapsulation. The high efficiency thin-film solar cells will enable high specific power and flexibility in the module. The interconnect scheme and encapsulation will a ...STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: CFD RESEARCH CORPORATION Topic: AF11BT25
ABSTRACT: The goal of this project is to develop theoretical models for electrode erosion in high-pressure arcs and incorporate them into computational tools for simulations of arc heaters. The complexity of the electrode material removal process is associated with the multi-phase nature of the arc-electrode interactions, melting and vaporization of the electrodes near the arc foot. Available mod ...STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: FIRST RF CORPORATION Topic: AF15AT26
ABSTRACT: FIRST RF has teamed with University Research Foundation (URF) and Radiometrics Corporation to develop a passive radiometer-based geolocation system for use with a wide variety of USAF platforms. The system will be comprised of a ruggedized, near-COTS radiometer system by Radiometrics Corporation, augmented with a robust 2-D scanning beamsteering antenna by FIRST RF Corporation and enhanc ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
A Range Segment Upgrade for Air Force Satellite Control Network with Smart Antennas and Cognitive Satellite RadiosSBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY LLC Topic: AF14AT16
ABSTRACT: A range segment upgrade for Air Force satellite control network (AFSCN) will significantly improve system effectiveness via spectrum sharing and seamless interoperation. However, the upgraded system requires new capabilities such as real-time and accurate RF interference detection and mitigation, array antenna backlobe/sidelobe suppressions, accurate performance degradation prediction, ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: CFD RESEARCH CORPORATION Topic: AF11BT27
ABSTRACT: The overall goal of the proposed effort is to develop and demonstrate a general-purpose, fast, and reliable management and learning software tool for analyzing massive data sets generated by dynamic multi-disciplinary simulation. In Phase I, key technology elements were developed and proof-of-principle was successfully demonstrated. Data management software encapsulating salient feature ...STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: INTELLIGENT FUSION TECHNOLOGY, INC. Topic: AF14AT16
ABSTRACT: This proposal presents an Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) upgrade scheme using smart antenna and cognitive satellite radio techniques. On the remote tracking station (RTS) side, switched beam smart antenna, distributed beam forming technique, multiple access technique based on FDMA and/or CDMA are applied to obtain multiple satellites reception objective. On the satellite si ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: MICROELECTRONICS RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Topic: AF16AT17
Micro-RDC proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of developing low-cost, low-weight, reliable packaging materials and processes to produce low-power advanced Integrated Circuits (ICs) that can operate continuously at temperatures between -55C and +225...STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
SBC: COMBUSTION SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, INC. Topic: AF15AT19
ABSTRACT: The hydrocarbon-fueled scramjet is capable of providing hypersonic air-breathing propulsion for high-speed applications. The effective operation of high-speed air-breathing engines (ram- and scram-jets) over a wide range of flow parameters (velocity and altitude) is one of the most technically difficult challenges in the design of hypersonic vehicles. The most promising approach to overc ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force