Personal Navigation and Reporting

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 20726
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1993
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Suite B-101, 1919 Green Rd., Ann Arbor, MI, 48105
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Cyril S. White
 (313) 668-2567
Business Contact
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Research Institution
Due to the increasing use of technology to plan and implement modern day combat, it is imperative that troop and vehicles deployment and position be known as precisely as possible. Furthermore, the unit commander must be able to quickly plan, transmit, and display friendly and adversarial troop and vehicle locations to coordinate battlefield operations effectively in the heat of battle. In this effort we propose to develop a Personal Reporting and Navigation System (PNRS) subsystem using Non-Developmental Item navigations aids (GPS, INS, Magneto Compass, etc.), and UHF radio with data interfaces. This system will also provide a unique solution to the problem of ground based friend or foe identification. In phase I we will demonstrate a conceptual implementation of the system using commercial comonents. In Phase II complete architecture integration will be done based on Phase I Results.

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