Novel Concepts for Multi-Mission Radar

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F30602-02-C-0122
Agency Tracking Number: 021SN-2346
Amount: $99,975.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2002
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Black River Systems Co., Inc.
162 Genesee Street, Utica, NY, 13502
DUNS: 111305843
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Walter Szczepanski
 Chief Scientist
 (315) 732-7385
Business Contact
 Milissa Benincasa
Title: General Manager
Phone: (315) 732-7385
Research Institution
"Black River Systems Co., Inc. proposes to develop techniques for the simultaneous detection, track and geo-location of air and ground targets for a multi-mission radar. An integrated multi-phase development plan is presented which leverages Black RiverSystem's radar systems/analysis/simulation and development capability. The primary Phase I emphasis includes: (1) identifying, defining and modeling critical knowledge-based radar technologies required of multi-function, multi-mission radar suites; (2)providing simulation derived performance bound estimates of critical signal processing and mode algorithms under various prime power, update rate and field-of-regard conditions; and (3) developing Measures of Effectiveness (MOE) and Measures of Performance(MOP) to assess the techniques developed in this effort. Based upon the results of the research, performance demonstrations of selected critical knowledge-based signal processing and mode control algorithms are planned via simulation using the MOPs andMOEs defined under this effort. An integrated Phase II plan extending the development of knowledge-aided techniques for multi-function radar control is proposed. The technology developed will become instrumental in developing future DoD radar surveillanceand tracking systems. Many commercial applications such as airport surveillance (military and commercial) exist for this knowledge-based technology. Navigation and geodectic research i

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