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High Energy Laser Requirements, Analysis, and Engineering (HEL-RAE) Tool Development Phase 2

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0147-17-C-7325
Agency Tracking Number: B2-2464
Amount: $999,004.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA15-016
Solicitation Number: 2015.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2015
Award Year: 2017
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2017-07-19
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-07-18
Small Business Information
1851 Lefthand Cir. Ste G
Longmont, CO 80501
United States
DUNS: 619597995
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Curtis Vogel
 Principal Scientist
 (406) 586-9065
 cvogel@naosystems.com
Business Contact
 Jeffrey Barchers
Phone: (303) 530-2002
Email: jbarchers@naosystems.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

Nutronics, Inc. proposes to develop a modeling and simulation tool, the High Energy Laser Requirements Analysis, and Engineering (HEL-RAE) tool. The HEL-RAE tool is built from the foundation of the Barchers Covariance Code (BCC) tool. The BCC tool has been well validated against a large volume of field test data in a wide range of conditions with three different levels of turbulence compensation. The BCC tool already includes capability to model tiled and phased array HEL weapon system. The HEL-RAE tool initial release, delivered at the close of a Phase II effort, will enable the Government to perform accurate trade studies for any application. The HEL-RAE tool will also include a Scaling Law version of BCC that will replace the slowest functions with faster running scaling law calculations. The HEL-RAE tool will be delivered with multiple interface levels from Top Level to Typical User to Expert to allow for everything from drop-down menu automated scenario generation to source code level simulation control. Approved for Public Release | 17-MDA-9219 (31 May 17)

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