Airborne and Air-Deployed Multi-Sensor Search Optimization

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-05-C-0173
Agency Tracking Number: N041-022-1664
Amount: $991,204.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solitcitation Year: 2004
Solitcitation Topic Code: N04-022
Solitcitation Number: 2004.1
Small Business Information
40201 Highway 190 East, Slidell, LA, 70461
Duns: 072651391
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Donald Delbalzo
 Sr. Scientist
 (985) 649-7252
Business Contact
 Marshall Earle
Title: Asst. Vice President
Phone: (985) 649-7252
Research Institution
SCOUT (Sensor Coordination for Optimal Utilization and Tactics) is a Neptune Sciences, Inc. project that solves a multi-static active sonar optimization problem in an arbitrarily complex environment. SCOUT combines several techniques to identify optimal locations and “ping” times for a discrete set of active sonars and receivers in a complex propagation environment. The Phase I results involve a novel adaptation of genetic search algorithms and efficient solutions to multi-dimensional signal excess predictions. The Phase II work will build a prototype Tactical Decision Aid (TDA) with automatic decisions in an expert sub-system to maximize detection

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