TECHNOLOGY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 2399
Amount: $49,980.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Space Science & Engineering In
Utah Stat Univ Rsch & Tech Pk, Logan, UT, 84322
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 LAMAR K TIMOTHY
 (801) 544-4534
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
SSS WILL DEVELOP CALIBRATION AND INITIALIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR CANDIDATE LCI MISSILE SYSTEMS. INITIAL CONDITIONS WILL BE CHARACTERIZED WITH RESPECT TO EXPECTED ENVIRONMENTS, REACTION TIMES, ACCURACIES, AND RELIABILITY EXPECTATIONS. LIFE CYCLE COSTING WILL BE STRESSED. CANDIDATE OPTIONS WILL BE ANALYZED SPECIFICALLY FOR TRADEOFFS IN WEAP-ON SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS INITIAL COSTS, MAINTAINANCE COSTS, READINESS AVAILABILITY, COMMONALITY OF SUBSYSTEMS FOR APPLICATIONS REQUIRING DIFFERENT LEVELS OF PERFORMANCE, AND TRAINING COSTS AND COMPLEXITY. POTENTIAL FOR UPGRADING WILL BE ADDRESSED TO ACCOMMODATE CHANGING REQUIREMENTS OVER LIFE OF THE WEAPON SYSTEM. OPTIONS USING THE SAME BASIS COMPONENTS FOR INTERCHANGEABILITY, ECONOMICS OF PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY, TESTING COMMONALITIES AND TRAINING SIMPLICITY. THE INVESTIGATORS AND UPGRADING MISSILE GUIDANCE SYSTEMS FOR THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT. THEY HAVE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH THE MAJOR MANUFACTERS OF INERTIAL INSTRUMENTS AND WILL REVIEW THE CURRENT CAPABILITY OF THE INDUSTRY. AN INTENSIVE EFFORT IS PLANNED THAT WILL LEAD TO COMPLETE DESIGN STUDIES IN THE LATER PHASES.

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