SATELLITE ANALYSES FOR SPECIAL FORCES OPERATIONS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,871.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
6200
Agency Tracking Number:
6200
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
9401 Mathy Dr, Fairfax, VA, 22031
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
JOHN A BALLAGH
(703) 425-1900
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THE ARMY IS CURRENTLY IN SEARCH OF APPLICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES FOR UTILIZING METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITE DATA TO PROVIDE WEATHER INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION TO BATTLEFIELD COMMANDERS INVOLVED IN SPECIAL FORCES OPERATIONS. NOVACOM, INC. IS PROPOSING TO IDENTIFY A COMPLETE SET OF PRACTICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR A PORTABLE SATELLITE RECEIVER WHICH IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE THE BATTLEFIELD COMMANDER WITH THE DESIRED TACTICAL INFORMATION. DATA ACQUISITION AND TRANSLATION SPECIFICATIONS REPRESENT SIGNFICANT RESEARCH CATEGORIES IN THE PROPOSED RECEIVER SYSTEM DESIGN. THE ULTIMATE OBJECTIVE IS TO PROVIDE THE BATTLEFIELD COMMANDER WITH INTELLIGENCE RELATION TO ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON OPERATIONS AND EQUIPMENT. USER-FRIENDLY DATA DISPLAYS ARE ANOTHER KEY OBJECTIVE. ANTENNA IDENTIFICATION, RECEIVER DEFINITION, DECODER OPERATION, AND INFORMATION TRANSLATION ALL REPRESENT SIGNIFICANT TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES IN PRODUCING A FEASIBLE RECEIVER DESIGN.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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