Geospecific Night Imagery for Real-time Training Simulators

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N61339-09-C-0019
Agency Tracking Number: N071-045-1035
Amount: $749,896.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-045
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
2053 Fountain Professional Court, Suite A, Navarre, FL, 32566
DUNS: 004890455
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Kerry Christopher
 President
 (850) 939-8707
 kerry.christopher@simwright.com
Business Contact
 Kerry Christopher
Title: President
Phone: (850) 939-8707
Email: kerry.christopher@simwright.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
One of the main characteristics in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) is the dependence on nighttime covert missions. Special Forces combat training is predicated on training as you fight. A major addition to improving realism in mission rehearsal training would be geospecific nighttime scenes. In addition, with the multifunctional capabilities of JSF, geospecific nighttime imagery could be an excellent addition for their geospatial databases. Currently, terrain databases throughout the world are built using feature extraction algorithms geared specifically to analyze daytime satellite and stereographic imagery. The utility of night imagery enhances the ability to model light points and light pools in geospecific visual databases for mission planning and mission rehersal.

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