Intelligent Jammer Emulation System (IJES)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-10-C-0298
Agency Tracking Number: N101-035-1950
Amount: $79,950.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N101-035
Solicitation Number: 2010.1
Small Business Information
6800 Burleson Road, Building 320, Austin, TX, 78744
DUNS: 161214242
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 William Hallidy
 Principal Investigator
 (512) 479-7732
 pi@spec.com
Business Contact
 Adrian Stechnij
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (512) 479-7732
Email: contracts@spec.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
There is a need in the intelligence and test and evaluation communities for a Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammer emulator capable of rapidly prototyping and analyzing signal waveforms for emerging and continually adapting threat systems. The emulator must be architected and constructed so that 1) classified information remains secure and uncompromised, and 2) operating parameters can be easily programmed to reflect the performance of varying systems. In order to satisfy these objectives, in Phase I of this contract Systems & Processes Engineering Corporation (SPEC) will leverage our experience with the development of the Agile Digital Effects Processor (ADEP™) technology to create the Intelligent Jammer Emulation System (IJES) design concept. SPEC''s ADEP™ combines RF signal characterization, DRFM and arbitrary waveform generation capabilities. ADEP™ signal modulation is entirely digital. ADEP™''s architecture is logic / software-driven as opposed to hardware-constrained, is readily threat- and platform-adaptable, and is ideally suited to development of a flexibly programmable DRFM jammer simulator / stimulator. Current ADEP™ systems and system models enable tailoring of instantaneous bandwidth, bit depth, dynamic range, range delay and other parameters. The capabilities will be leveraged and extended to create the IJES.

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