Command and Control off Airlift Assets

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 18448
Amount: $750,220.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1995
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
1406 Smith Road, Austin, TX, 78721
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Newton B. Penrose
 (512) 385-0379
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
SYSTEMS & PROCESSES ENGINEERING CORPORATION (SPEC) IS PROPOSING TO DEVELOP A DEEP STRIKE SECURITY EXPERT PLANNER (DSSEP). DSSEP IS A HIGH PERFORMANCE EXPERT SYSTEM DECISION AID THAT ASSISTS COMMANDERS TO PLAN FOR THE SECURITY OF U.S. ARMY MANEUVER ELEMENTS, PROVIDING INCREASED ECONOMY OF FORCE AND FLEXIBILITY IN SUPPORT OF AIRLAND OPERATIONS DOCTRINE. THE PROPOSED SYSTEM INTEGRATES A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) AND KNOWLEDGE BASE APPLYING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST IN THE PLANNING FOR SECURITY OF MANEUVER ELEMENTS DRIVING DEEP INTO ENEMY REAR AREAS DURING AGGRESSIVE OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS. IN THE PHASE I PROGRAM, SPEC WILL: 1) DEMONSTRATE A DSSEP VISUAL PROTOTYPE ON A MACINTOSH II COMPUTER USING MACROMIND DIRECTOR TO PROVIDE SAMPLE SCREENS WITH ANIMATION OF A SAMPLE EXECUTION SCENARIO OF DSSEP; 2) CONDUCT A TRADE STUDY OF CANDIDATE GIS PACKAGES, AND KEY WEAPON SYSTEMS AND OTHER COUNTERMOBILITY SECURITY BARRIER DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES AVAILABLE FOR EMPLOYMENT BY DSSEP; AND 3) DEVELOP A DETAILED SYSTEM SPECIFICATION AND PHASE II IMPLEMENTATION PLAN. PHASE II PROGRAM WILL YIELD A DSSEP PROTOTYPE FOR FIELD EVALUATION BY ARMY USERS.

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