Adaptive Hyperspectral Sensor for Battlefield Combustibles

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8718-05-C-0032
Agency Tracking Number: F041-207-0593
Amount: $742,838.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: AF04-207
Solicitation Number: 2004.1
Small Business Information
SOLID STATE SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
27-2 Wright Road, Hollis, NH, 03049
DUNS: 006591721
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Murguia
 President & CEO
 (603) 598-1194
 jim@solidstatescientific.com
Business Contact
 Linda Bouthillette
Title: Contract Administrator
Phone: (603) 598-1194
Email: linda@solidstatescientific.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The objective of this program is to develop a wide field of view spectral imaging sensor to support theater surveillance and intelligence. The AHS operates in the Mid Wave Infrared (MWIR) band and provides day/night spectral target cueing, geolocation and identification of hot battlefield threats. Currently deployed EO sensors can measure broadband MWIR signals, but are incapable of providing advanced spectral-temporal discrimination of targets. The primary mission of the sensor will be to identify hot targets in a battle area (such as bombs, secondary explosions, artillery, AAA, and missiles) in real time, thereby improving targeting and increasing weapons effectiveness. These sensor data products are small, amenable to automated target detection and identification, and require low bandwidth downlinks.The AHS sensor will also be capable of measuring traditional hyperspectral images, and have a staring, wide field-of-view/field-of-regard (FOV/FOR).

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