CDAS Web Interface Services (CWIS)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Amount:
$119,964.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W15QKN-06-C-0019
Agency Tracking Number:
A052-005-1201
Solicitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Topic Code:
A05-005
Solicitation Number:
2005.2
Small Business Information
CHI SYSTEMS, INC.
1035 Virginia Drive, Suite 300, Fort Washington, PA, 19034
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
161162995
Principal Investigator
 Ken Graves
 Principal Investigator
 (858) 618-1060
 kgraves@chisystems.com
Business Contact
 Phil Rollhauser
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (215) 542-1400
Email: prollhauser@chisystems.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In the last five years, the Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) has made Network-centric Joint Time Critical Targeting (TCT) a major focus of its annual JFCOM exercises. The current ARDEC Combat Decision Aiding System (CDAS) application, which provides an order of magnitude improvement in TCT is currently unable to interface to the JFCOM web-services environment, hence cannot provide its services to JFCOM. CDAS transition to JFCOM is a high priority. CHI Systems intends to solve this problem by creating a reusable, portable software component called CDAS Web Interface Services (CWIS). CWIS will be a plug in CDAS component which will interface to the JFCOM web-based environment via Extended Markup Language (XML). The component will perform the SOAP, UDDI, and WSDL services needed within the JFCOM environment, and serve as a translator between the JFCOM environment and the CDAS tactical targeting database. CWIS will provide the means to allow CDAS to communicate with other JFCOM TCT systems such as the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) and Theater Battle Management and Control System (TBMCS) in order to provide advanced CDAS TCT capabilities. This will provide a clear transition path for CDAS, whereby CDAS TCT capabilities are available to all JFCOM clients.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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