MULTISTATIC PROJECTILE TRACKING RADAR

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$49,900.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Army
Award Year:
1991
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
15753
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Synetics Corp
540 Edgewater Dr, Wakefield, MA, 01880
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 J I Galdos
 Principal Investigator
 (617) 245-9090
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED WORK IS TO DEMONSTRATE THE SIMULTANEOUS TRACKING OF SUBMUNITIONS AND DEBRIS DISPENSED BY AN ARTILLERY PROJECTILE, WITH A MULTISTATIC RADAR SYSTEM BASED ON THE HAWK VELOCIMETER. SUCH A SYSTEM IS REQUIRED FOR THE GATHERING OF AERODYNAMIC AND BALLISTIC TEST DATA AS AN AID IN THE DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF U.S. ARMY MUNITIONS. THE PROPOSAL FORMULATES A PLAN FOR THE ANALYSIS OF DESIGN OPTIONS AND THE ASSOCIATED COSTS AND ACCURACIES. IMPORTANT RADAR SYSTEM CONFIGURATION PARAMETERS ARE SPECIFIED. METHODOLOGY FOR PREDICTING CONFIGURATION ACCURACY IS DESCRIBED. TWO CANDIDATE SIANGL/DATA PROCESSING ARCHIETECTURES OF VARYING COST AND ACCURACY ARE FORMULATED. KEY SIGNAL PROCESSING ALGORITHM PARAMETERS ARE IDENTIFIED. NONLINEAR FILTERING AND DATA ASSOCIATION ALGORITHMS ARE PROPOSED FOR BOTH REAL-TIME AND POST-MISSION ANALYSIS.

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