Target Localization Using Multi-Static Sonar with Drifting Sonobuoys

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$149,768.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N68335-10-C-0118
Agency Tracking Number:
N093-168-0284
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
N093-168
Solicitation Number:
2009.3
Small Business Information
Scientific Innovations, Inc
6 Derringdale Rd, Radnor, PA, 19087
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
042436670
Principal Investigator:
John Spiesberger
President
(610) 293-0834
johnsr@sas.upenn.edu
Business Contact:
John Spiesberger
President
(610) 293-0834
johnsr@sas.upenn.edu
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A novel but proven sequential estimation method called Sequential Bound Estimation will be used to simulate the accuracy with which the relative locations of drifting buoys can be obtained using only sounds from coherent sources in current and upcoming ASW multistatic systems. The geometries for locating buoys, sources, and targets will be based in part on isodiachrons and isosigmachrons. We will demonstrate significant advantages of these novel methods compared with traditional approaches.

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