Focal Plane Array Radar Experiment

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 25701
Amount: $66,412.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1994
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2951 31st Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90405
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Charles A. Shipley
 (310) 450-9455
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Technology Service Corporation proposes a program of analysis, simulation and, in Phase II, experimentation to demonstrate the effectiveness of focal plane array (FPA) radar technology to address significant Navy problems. This includes carrier landing in severely reduced visibility, detection and recognition of ship wakes, weapon delivery, UAV navigation, etc. There have been a number of programs which have developed technology for millimeter wave FDA radar systems. However, very little actual test data illustrating the utility of this approach exists. TSC will use our validated simulation techniques and existing data to demonstrate the performance advantages of FPA radar systems. In Phase II we will perform flight tests to collect data to validate and extend our simulation methods and to demonstrate the focal plane technology more directly with real data.

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