EM PROPAGATION IN IONIZED MEDIA - STATE OF THE ART ASSESSMENT

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4110
Amount: $496,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1988
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Massachusetts Technology Labor
312 Austin Ave, West Newton, MA, 02165
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr Dickson Fang
 (301) 469-8510
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY ARE (1) TO ASSESS THE PRESENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF EM PROPAGATION IN IONIZED MEDIA AS IT PERTAINS TO THE NEEDS OF THE ARMY FOR REAL-TIME, RELIABLE, CONTINUOUS AND SURVIVABLE COMMUNICATIONS AND (2) TO IDENTIFY AND RECOMMEND THE TECHNICAL AREAS OF IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION THAT REQUIRE FURTHER INVESTIGATION IN ORDER TO FULFILL THE ARMY'S PRESENT AND FUTURE COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS. THE STUDY INCLUDES NOT ONLY AN EVALUATION OF PROPAGATION PHENOMENA FOR RADIO WAVES AND MICROWAVES PER SE, BUT ALSO ANALYSES OF PROPAGATION-INDUCED SYSTEM DEGRADATIONS, ALL FOR THE AMRY'S COMMUNICATIONS OBJECTIVES UNDER THE ARMY 21 CONCEPT.

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