Communications-On-The-Move (COTM) Antenna Pointing and Stabilization System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8750-09-C-0116
Agency Tracking Number: F083-050-1504
Amount: $99,961.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: AF083-050
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
Ross-Hime Designs, Inc.
1313 5th Street South East, Minneapolis, MN, 55414
DUNS: 161171236
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mark Rosheim
 President
 (651) 699-5610
 john@altextech.com
Business Contact
 Mark Rosheim
Title: Vice President
Phone: (651) 699-5610
Email: mehdi@altextech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A key requirement of the  Air-Forces future communication effort is wideband communication-on-the-move (COTM) while transversing rough, off-road terrain at moderate speed.  BAE, Systems CNIR, Wayne, New Jersey the subcontractor on this effort,  demonstrated this capability recently  during COTM exercises involving the C4ISR Ku transmission subsystem operating on a HMMWV and communicating with an airborne vehicle. Ross-Hime Designs, Inc. Minneapolis  Minnesota and BAE,  Systems, is offering a complete  system with a new and improved horizon-to-horizon gimbal tracking system with revolutionary dexterity and ruggedness. BENEFIT: Commercial applications of this research and development include any mechanical pointing of sensors on any mobile platform including land, sea, and space. Robotic applications include  flexible joints for welding, water-jet cutting and laser.

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