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Interference Cancellation for Mobile Force Protection Jamming

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W56KGU-16-C-0018
Agency Tracking Number: A2-6142
Amount: $996,988.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A14-028
Solicitation Number: 2014.1
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2016
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2016-05-12
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-05-11
Small Business Information
15373 Innovation Drive, Suite#115
San Diego, CA 92128
United States
DUNS: 141703756
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Dr. Brandon Zeidler
 (858) 673-1016
Business Contact
 James Zeidler
Phone: (858) 673-1016
Research Institution

For the MFP Phase II effort, ADI propose to build a compact low-power interference mitigation (IM) appliqu circuit for tactical handheld mobile wireless terminals operating in the 70MHz to 3GHz band that will mitigate very high levels of interference in congested and contested environments. The appliqu circuit design will be flexible enough to be modified to work with a wide variety of handheld terminals, e.g. AN/PRC-154A Rifleman Radio, FalconIII AN/PRC-159(V)1 and RF-7850M-HH, AN/PRC-148 MBITR, etc. with the mechanical sleeve design being completed in the Phase II option. ADI's IM appliqu circuit design will leverage: i) ADI's previous work since 2007 developing the MAGIC IM filter, ii) ADIs Phase II Base effort integrating the MAGIC filter into the Exelis SRW Soldier Radio-Rifleman (SR-R) waveform FPGA, iii) ADIs Phase I Mobile Force Protection effort, and iv) ADI's RIF contract for the software defined radio (SDR) based SeaLancet IM appliqu card. The MFP Phase II IM appliqu circuit will utilize an SDR consisting of a high resolution, zero IF transceiver (e.g. Analog Devices 9361, Lime Micro Systems 7002, etc.) coupled with a low power, high performance FPGA (e.g. Xilinx Zynq 7035, Altera Cyclone V, etc.) to separate the interference from the desired signal.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

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