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Smallsat Cryocooler SystemSBC: Iris Technology Corporation Topic: MDA17T003
The Iris Technology team which also include Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) and the University of Wisconsin, is attacking the problem of high-efficiency, low-volume, space-qualified cryocooler systems.The team has a firm starting point by leveraging the Northrop Grumman Microcryocooler and the Iris Technology mLCCE (Miniature Low Cost Control Electronics).TMU enhancement will start with ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
SmallSat Stirling Cryocooler for Missile Defense (SSC-X)SBC: WECOSO, INC. Topic: MDA17T003
West Coast Solutions (WCS), in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Creare LLC, proposes an adaptation of our SmallSat Stirling Cryocooler (SSC) technology in response to STTR Topic MDA17-T003: High-Efficiency, Low-Volume, Space-Qualified Cryogenic-Coolers. In Phase 1 we will scale up a design currently in development for NASA to meet the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) topic re ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
Software Defined Multi-Channel Radar Receivers for X-band RadarsSBC: DGNSS Solutions, LLC Topic: MDA09T003
The primary objective of the proposed research is to develop proof of concept of a software programmable X-Band radar system using low cost antenna array technology with digital beamforming architecture based on multiple receiver channels. The performance objectives will aim at a minimum of 400 MHz instantaneous bandwidth and a minimum instantaneous dynamic range of 52 dB. The objective of the t ...STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
System for Nighttime and Low-Light Face RecognitionSBC: MUKH Technologies LLC Topic: SOCOM18A001
Recognizing faces in low-light and nighttime conditions is a challenging problem due to the noisy and poor quality nature of the images.Thermal imaging is often used to obtain facial biometric in such conditions. Thermal face images, while having a strong signature at nighttime, are not typically maintained in biometric-enabled watch lists and so must be compared with visible-light face images to ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
System for Nighttime and Low-Light Face RecognitionSBC: POLARIS SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES INC Topic: SOCOM18A001
The objective of this proposal is to develop instrumentation and algorithms for acquiring facial features for facial recognition in low- and no-light conditions.We will use cross-spectrum matching by exploiting infrared polarimetric imagery which tends to show features that match more closely visible imagery than conventional infrared.In addition to thermal infrared, we will also test subjects in ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
Test Article Printing with Laser Additive Manufacturing (TAP-LAM) for Threat Surrogate Target ProductionSBC: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt Topic: MDA17T001
Optonicus proposes development of the TAP-LAM (Test Article Printing with Laser Additive Manufacturing for Threat Surrogate Target Production) powder bed fusion and directed energy depositions systems. The TAP-LAM metal additive manufacturing system will advance strategic missile defense system testing capabilities by improving 3D printing methods to rapidly produce large-scale threat surrogate ta ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency