Continuous Active Sonar Signal Processing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-05-C-0343
Agency Tracking Number: N041-007-0244
Amount: $1,327,940.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: N04-007
Solicitation Number: 2004.1
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 787, Severna Park, MD, 21146
DUNS: 958055055
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Laurence Riddle
 (410) 431-7148
Business Contact
 Laurence Riddle
Title: President
Phone: (410) 431-7148
Research Institution
The Continuous Active Sonar (CAS) program is a NAVAIR project to demonstrate the feasibility of CAS operation for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW). The project is focused on multistatic distributed ASW sonar, supporting the localization-to-attack and maritime shield missions of ASW. In Phase I of this project, Signal Systems Corporation (SSC) demonstrated, using simulations, that a CAS variant of a Directional Command Activated Sonobuoy System (DICASS) may enhance performance for the localization to attack Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) mission. The Phase II objective is to show, using Navy standard system analysis tools and at-sea tests, better environmental compatibility, enhanced detection of strongly specular or ‘glint’ type target reflectors and better energy efficiency due to lower SPL operation. These improvements should result in improved tracking and maritime shield defense.

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