Combat Systems of the Future

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-06-M-0086
Agency Tracking Number: N053-149-0232
Amount: $98,884.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: N05-149
Solicitation Number: 2005.3
Small Business Information
110 W. Broad Street, P.O. Box 1060, Pawcatuck, CT, 06379
DUNS: 125370176
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John DePrimo
 Senior Systems Engineer
 (401) 847-3399
 jdeprimo@rite-solutions.com
Business Contact
 Linda Edwards
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (860) 599-1938
Email: ledwards@rite-solutions.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In conjunction with data set definitions and other background efforts, the Rite Solutions' team will investigate the feasibility of a Command Decision Support System (CDSS) providing high level advisory, decision support and human interface capabilities to ship's command personnel (CO and OOD). This system will be investigated using a highly structured Human Systems Integration (HSI) process and will be enabled by advanced AI-based decision support technologies (e.g., expert systems, neural networks, intelligent agents) and advanced 3D visualization technology. The system's envisioned capabilities will include enhanced situational awareness for command personnel with automated assessment, advice, warnings and alerts to maximize ship's safety and collision avoidance. Application of this technology will lead to reduced manning without compromising mission performance or safety of ship.

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