Exo-Atmospheric Seeker Performance Enhancement

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-06-C-0086
Agency Tracking Number: 053-0808
Amount: $99,071.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA05-005
Solicitation Number: 2005.3
Small Business Information
350 Wynn Drive, Huntsville, AL, 35805
DUNS: 031994218
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Andrew Thies
 Principal Investigator
 (256) 489-8963
 athies@radiancetech.com
Business Contact
 Kevin Bice
Title: Sr. Contract Administrator
Phone: (256) 489-8964
Email: kbice@radiancetech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
An all-reflective zoom telescope for EKV is proposed to provide a larger field-of-view (FOV) that would shorten search time, enable resolution of objects at longer acquisition ranges, improve on-board discrimination performance, and improve resolution in end game, thereby enhancing aim-point selection. Efforts include the design of the optical surfaces meeting the EKV form factor prescription, optomechanical design of the telescope, electrical design of the actuation system, assessment of the telescope performance relative to system requirements, and development of fabrication and test plans.

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