DEVELOPMENT OF A CONSOLIDATED INTELLIGENT CONTROL UNIT (CICU) FOR CONTROL OF RCVS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 9203
Amount: $356,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1990
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
429 W Airline Hwy - Ste S, Laplace, LA, 70068
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Michael Barnett
 (504) 652-1127
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A CONSOLIDATED INTELLIGENT CONTROL UNIT (CICU) IS CONCEPTUALIZED FOR CONTROL OF MULTIPLE ROBOTIC COMBAT VEHICLES FROM A SINGLE RRC. WHILE A CONTROL STRATEGY WILL BE DESIGNED FOR CONTROL FUNCTIONS COMMON TO ALL MISSIONS, SPECIAL CONTROL TECHNIQUE WILL BE USED FOR MISSIONSPECIFIC CONTROL. THE DESIGN OF THE CICU IS BASED ON HIERARCHICAL AND MODULAR COMBINATION OF APPLICABLE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES, REDUCTION OF COMMANDER'S WORKLOAD VIA AUTOMATION, USE OF CARD, WHEREVER FEASIBLE, PROVISION OF DECISION AIDS AND DISPLAY AIDS, HUMAN FACTORS INTERFACE AUGMENTATIONS. THE PHASE I EFFORT INVOLVES QUANTIFICATION OF THE SITUATION, DEVELOPMENT OF SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS VIA HUMAN FACTORS SIMULATION PROCEDURES, SPECIFICATION OF CICU AND ASSESSMENT OF ITS FEASIBILITY BASED ON THE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGIES.

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