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Fusion Engine for Atmospheric Data (FEAD) for the Joint Standard Instrumentation System (JSIS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9101-19-C-0038
Agency Tracking Number: B073-017-0002
Amount: $1,499,993.70
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA07-017
Solicitation Number: 07.3
Solicitation Year: 2007
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-03-29
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-03-29
Small Business Information
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Burlington, MA 01803
United States
DUNS: 047627732
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Raphael Panfili
 Principal Scientest
 (781) 273-4770
Business Contact
 Marsha J. Fox
Phone: (781) 273-4770
Research Institution

The purpose of the present effort is to provide a capability to the Joint Standard Instrumentation System (JSIS) for fusion of multiple sources of atmospheric characterization data into a single, unified, coherent description of the atmospheric state. JSIS is used to collect signature data, Time-Space-Position-Information (TSPI), acoustic data, and relevant metadata of threat missile and HF munitions during live fire test events. It requires an accurate characterization of the atmospheric state to correctly incorporate absorption, scattering and refractivity impacts on observed signatures. Spectral Sciences, Inc. (SSI) proposes the development of the Fusion Engine for Atmospheric Data (FEAD) system for use within JSIS. FEAD instrumentation and software fuses all available atmospheric data into a comprehensive and self-consistent description of the atmospheric state. The FEAD system will provide spatial maps of temperature, pressure, wind speed and direction, relative humidity, aerosol properties, and concentrations of atmospheric gases such as CO2, O3, SO2, N2O, and CH4.

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