Hostile Fire Indicator (HFI)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$729,975.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W15P7T-06-C-M212
Agency Tracking Number:
A052-080-1968
Solicitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Topic Code:
A05-080
Solicitation Number:
2005.2
Small Business Information
OCEANIT LABORATORIES, INC.
828 Fort Street Mall, Suite 600, Honolulu, HI, 96813
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
144540283
Principal Investigator:
Basil Scott
Program Manager
(808) 338-9000
bscott@oceanit.com
Business Contact:
Jan Sullivan
Cheif Operations Officer
(808) 531-3017
jsullivan@oceanit.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
In response to Army topic A052-080-1968, Oceanit Laboratories has proposed the Hostile Fire Detection System (HFDS), which will detect attacks from close range weapons and locate enemy combatants. HFDS is based on Oceanit’s patented MOST focal plane. It utilizes a time-intensity identification technique that rapidly detects weapons fire and rejects false signals such as sun glint. HFDS is configurable and consists of two Line Replaceable Units (LRUs): Optical Sensor Modules (OSMs) and the Electronic Control Unit (ECU). The OSMs will be custom designed, while the ECU will utilize a commercial-off-the-shelf/non-developmental item (COTS/NDI) approach. The system will detect hostile events in 1/10th second and locate enemy combatants in 1 second or less. This research and development is based on successful Air Force and Missile Defense Agency programs. Phase I (complete) demonstrated feasibility. Phase II will develop prototypes for test and experimentation. When fully developed, the system will support a range of Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection requirements including protection of troops in hostile and non-hostile areas and protection of US facilities such as embassies. The system will also provide Homeland Security protection for commercial airports and ports.

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