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Commercial Solutions for Weather Forecasting

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9453-19-P-0566
Agency Tracking Number: F182-001-0624
Amount: $49,970.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF182-001
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-01-07
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-01-07
Small Business Information
4735 Cedarmere Dr., Colorado Springs, CO, 80918
DUNS: 965981538
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Robert Lancaster III
 (719) 232-8411
Business Contact
 Robert Mayer
Phone: (719) 510-6950
Research Institution
General Aviation (GA) accounts for ninety four percent of all aviation accidents with weather being the most lethal factor.Studies have shown these accidents arise because pilots have difficulty screening out non-essential data, focusing on key facts, and correctly evaluating weather related risks.Adaptive Systems LLC has developed a novel framework called WISE: the Weather Intelligence Support Environment that directly addresses this problem by incorporating terrestrial weather for impact analysis and provides enhanced decision support for environmental situational awareness.In addition to addressing an industry wide problem in GA, there are obvious applications for military use as commanders at all levels today are in need of actionable weather intelligence that maximizes operational effectiveness, minimizes risk to personnel, and preserves critical assets vulnerable to rapidly changing and adverse weather conditions.Our proposed technology integrates agent-based theory, machine learning, microservices architecture, event-driven architecture, and modeling & simulation techniques to deliver risk assessments on positioned assets, geographic regions, and operations against current and future environmental conditions.

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