UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,986.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
8658
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Frontier Technology Inc
530 E Montecito St - Ste 105, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
EDWARD P JORDAN
(805) 965-2477
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE IS TO PREPARE A COMPREHENSIVE ASD/XR DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR USAF UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES (UAVS), RECOMMENDING: UAV NEW STARTS OR MODIFICATIONS AS SOLUTIONS TO MISSION DEFICIENCIES; ENABLING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS; AND PROGRAMMATIC ACTIONS, TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS, AND DECISION DATA REQUIRED TO JUSTIFY AND INITIATE THE RECOMMENDED PROGRAMS. THE TIME IS RIPE TO TAKE STOCK OF UAV DEVELOPMENTS IN THE US DEFENSE COMMUNITY - WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE SHOULD BE GOING. A DOD UAV MASTER PLAN ACTIVITY HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED TO DEVELOP A TRI-SERVICE ROADMAP. THIS PROPOSAL EFFORT IS DESIGNED TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY AND UTILITY OF CONSOLIDATED UAV DEVELOPMENT PLANNING FROM THE USAF PERSPECTIVE, TO DEVELOP THE METHODOLOGIES AND DATA BASE FOR SUCH PLANNING, AND TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNOLOGY AND SYSTEM DEVELOPMENTS WHICH WILL LEAD TO THE MOST MISSION-EFFECTIVE AND RESOURCE-EFFICIENT UTILIZATION OF UAVS BY THE USAF.

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