Precision Extraction and Characterization of Lines of Communication from Moving Target Indicator (MTI) Data

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-09-C-S161
Agency Tracking Number: A082-079-1007
Amount: $119,875.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: A08-079
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
10070 Barnes Canyon Road, San Diego, CA, 92121
DUNS: 107928806
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Kirk
 Program Manager
 (703) 269-3610
 drk@islinc.com
Business Contact
 Nicole Sanese
Title: Sr. Contract Administrator
Phone: (858) 353-2711
Email: nsanese@islinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Identified battlespace lines of communication (LOC) provide crucial knowledge of a surveilled environment, assisting in troop placement and maneuvering, communication network characterization, and intelligence regarding enemy movement. LOC mapping is difficult in areas with treacherous terrain conditions or limited data availability. As MTI sensors enable persistent surveillance, provide accurate geolocation of moving targets that traverse LOCs, and have foliage-penetrating capabilities useful in observing LOCs in forrested areas, it is the objective of this effort to create a solution to LOC extraction and characterization needs using MTI data products.

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