Automated Reasoner Technology for Managing Military Aircraft

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-06-C-0287
Agency Tracking Number: N061-023-0976
Amount: $79,982.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: N06-023
Solicitation Number: 2006.1
Small Business Information
100 Great Meadow Rd., Suite 603, Wethersfield, CT, 06109
DUNS: 808837496
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Amit Mathur
 Manager, Research & Devel
 (860) 257-8014
 amit@teamqsi.com
Business Contact
 Chakrapani Vallurupalli
Title: Executive VP & Chief Oper
Phone: (860) 257-8014
Email: chuckv@teamqsi.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Qualtech Systems, Inc. (QSI) proposes to leverage experience gained in developing knowledge-model-based inference and reasoning software tools to investigate the architectural, algorithmic, and implementation issues involved in developing a decision support technology for aircraft fleet management. In response to the needs of this program, the development of the asset management solution will focus on supporting the propulsion system of the Joint Strike Fighter and/or other military aircraft engines. In Phase I, we will explore alternative reasoning methods applicable to one or more fleet management activities, and define the interface and presentation/visualization requirements. Detailed requirements and software design specifications developed during the Phase I Option period will be utilized for tool development in Phase II.BENEFITS: The proposed reasoning technology could be applied to any enterprise asset management (EAM) program, such as for commercial aircraft, ground delivery vehicles, and rental car fleets. In addition, it could benefit OEM customer support of globally distributed high-value, high-assurance equipment such as manufacturing machinery and medical diagnostic equipment.

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