A PASSIVE RF SEEKER AUTOMATIC SHIP TARGET IDENTIFIER AND CLASSIFIER FOR CRUISE MISSILES DEVELOPMENT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$268,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
4366
Agency Tracking Number:
4366
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1860 Michael Faraday Dr, Reston, VA, 22090
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr John F Green
(703) 471-5600
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
AN RF SEEKER SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY IS PROPOSED TO BE DEVELOPED HERE TO PASSIVELY IDENTIFY AND CLASSIFY SHIP TARGETS FOR CRUISE MISSILES. THIS PROPOSED TECHNOLOGY IS AN ADAPTATION OF REAL TIME RF EMITTER IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS PREVIOUSLY DEVELOPED AND IMPLEMENTED BY SCOPE, INC. THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPT RELIES ON THE PASSIVE EXPLOITATION OF UNINTENTIONAL CHARACTERISTIC MODULATIONS IMPOSED ON RF SIGNALS EMITTED FROM TARGET-MOUNTED TRANSMITTERS. THIS PROPOSED INVESTIGATION WILL RESULT IN A PRELIMINARY SYSTEM DESIGN WHICH INCLUDES DESCRIPTIONS OF CRITICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING ALGORITHMS. CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY AND DATA ISSUES WILL ALSO BE IDENTIFIED AND EVALUATED. A RECOMMENDATION WILL BE MADE FOR FURTHER SYSTEM RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, IF THE PHASE I STUDY INDICATES THAT THE PROPOSED CONCEPT IS FEASIBLE.

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