Camouflage Tactical Multiband Direction Finding Antenna Array

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Special Operations Command
Contract: H92222-07-P-0031
Agency Tracking Number: S062-017-0024
Amount: $99,997.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: SOCOM06-017
Solicitation Number: 2006.2
Small Business Information
9160 Red Branch Road, Columbia, MD, 21045
DUNS: 113489319
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Bruce Montgomery
 President
 (410) 884-0500
 Bruce.Montgomery@SyntonicsCorp.com
Business Contact
 Bruce Montgomery
Title: President
Phone: (410) 884-0500
Email: Bruce.Montgomery@SyntonicsCorp.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Syntonics will demonstrate the feasibility of a broadband “DF Tarp." It can be a lightweight, rugged, fabric-like structure stretched on guyed poles like an awning or laid on top of a vehicle. It can be rolled or folded for storage. It can be fabricated in any color or camouflage pattern desired and many shapes — square, round, irregular — are possible. The antenna structure can be integrated into camouflage netting. The objective 30-10000 MHz frequency range is feasible. Because the antenna techniques we are considering can provide multiple directional arrays in one tarp, or can use separate antennas (tarps) spaced apart from each other, the DF Tarp antenna will be able to inter-operate with any existing DF receiver/processor.

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