TACTICAL DIGITAL CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS ARCHITECTURE

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$483,426.00
Award Year:
1991
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
8745
Agency Tracking Number:
8745
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
100 - N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Allen D Dayton
(703) 821-9101
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THE ARMY'S FUTURE TACTICAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM AT CORPS AND LOWER ECHELONS IS BASED UPON THE MOBILE SUBSCRIBER EQUIPMENT (MSE). MSE WILL PROVIDE A TOTAL TELEPHONE CAPABILITY TO INCLUDE: 16 KBPS TRUCKS, TRI-TAC, DSC AND NATO INTERFACES, DIGITAL SWITCHING, DIGITAL FACSIMILE, SECURE AND NON-SECURE SERVICE, CELLULAR MOBILITY, INTERFACE WITH SINGGRARS SNR. THE MSE ARCHITECTURE WITHIN THE CORPS CONSISTS OF 42 NODE CENTER SWITCHES, LARGE EXTENSION NODES, SMALL EXTENSION NODES, RADIO ACCESS UNITS AND MOBILE SUBSCRIBER TERMINALS. SUBSCRIBER WIRELINE LOOPS ARE THE PRINCIPLE ACCESS METHOD TO THE MSE. A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF WIRELINE MUST BE INSTALLED EACH TIME A UNIT DISPLACES. MSE IS NOT VERY MOBILE IN TERMS OF THE BULK OF THE USERS, AND ITS CAPACITY IS SOMEWHAT LIMITED. ANY SOLUTION MUST CAPATIIZE ON THE MSE CAPABILITIES AND IMPROVE THEM. COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE DIGITAL CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY COULD BE ADAPTED TO ENHANCE MSES. THIS PROPOSAL IS TO STUDY THE PRESENT PROBLEM, ANALYZE THE ARCHITECTURE, RECOMMEND METHODS FOR INCORPORATING DIGITAL CELLULAR AND HIGHLIGHT THE RATIONALE FOR INTEGRATING NEW TECHNOLOGY.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites


SBA logo

Department of Agriculture logo

Department of Commerce logo

Department of Defense logo

Department of Education logo

Department of Energy logo

Department of Health and Human Services logo

Department of Homeland Security logo

Department of Transportation logo

Enviromental Protection Agency logo

National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo

National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government